2019-2020

5 December 2019 – Don O’Meara – EU and what EU eat; food in the development of the Euro-sceptic argument

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-wgoB1g0zs This is a joint session with Birkbeck Food Group Location: Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, N304 (3rd Floor) [Please note room change] Date: 5 December 2019, 5.30pm   EU and what EU eat; food in the development of the Euro-sceptic argument Don O'Meara (Historic England) Euro-scepticism was not invented for the Brexit referendum,… Continue reading 5 December 2019 – Don O’Meara – EU and what EU eat; food in the development of the Euro-sceptic argument

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21 November 2019 – Bryce Evans – Food and Aviation – the Pan American Ideal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1SueuO2ye8 Location: Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, North American Room Date: 21 November, 5.30pm Bryce Evans (Liverpool Hope University) Abstract based on original and extensive archival research on both sides of the pond and the book (same title) is due for publication with Bloomsbury in 2020. ‘Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly… Continue reading 21 November 2019 – Bryce Evans – Food and Aviation – the Pan American Ideal

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24 October 2019 – Anne Murcott – The Neglected History of Food Packaging

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymnmwbXWyTU Location: Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, North American Room Date: 24 October, 5.30pm Anne Murcott (SOAS/Nottingham) Alongside the growing literature on the sociology of food, the history of food is longer established adding to a field in which the humanities and social sciences are contributing and collaborating at an increasing pace.  Part and… Continue reading 24 October 2019 – Anne Murcott – The Neglected History of Food Packaging

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10 October 2019 – Daniela Pirani and Cristiano Turbil [joint session]

Location: Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, North American Room Date: 10 October 2019, 5.30pm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93fwRfNDGcs 'When brands invent tradition: Mulino Bianco and the Italian Breakfast' Daniela Pirani (Liverpool) This socio-historical research looks at the marketing history of Italian breakfast. Breakfast as a domestic meal has to be linked to a 20 year-long marketing activity… Continue reading 10 October 2019 – Daniela Pirani and Cristiano Turbil [joint session]

2019-2020

26 September 2019 – Lauren Samuelsson – ‘Laying the Table: the Australian Women’s Weekly and the development of Australian domestic food culture, 1933-1982

https://youtu.be/Z-BcuaQNWFU Location: Institute of Historical Research, University of London, North American Room Date: 26 September 2019, 5.30pm The Australian Women’s Weekly (the Weekly) is Australia’s longest running and most widely read women’s magazine. During the 1950s and 1960s, it had the largest per capita circulation of any women’s magazine in the world. Since its very… Continue reading 26 September 2019 – Lauren Samuelsson – ‘Laying the Table: the Australian Women’s Weekly and the development of Australian domestic food culture, 1933-1982