Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2014
The first Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food will take place on Friday 17 January 2014.
The topic for the Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2014 is ‘Cooking up the Low Countries: Visual and Textual Representations of Culinary Culture in Belgium and the Netherlands (16th–21st century)’. Introductory and concluding lectures will be given by leading academics in the field of food studies – Professor Ken Albala, Professor Louise O. Fresco and Professor Peter Scholliers.
The symposium is the result of a collaborative partnership between the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam, the Institute for Culture and History, University of Amsterdam, and the Social & Cultural Food Studies research unit (FOST) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Attendees are most welcome to join the post-symposium 'Gala of the Cookbook' (17:00–21:00 hrs) festive event. Prizes will be awarded at this event to the winners of the Johannes van Dam Prize and the Joop Witteveen Prize 2013.
Time and place
Friday, 17 January 2014, 09:00–16:00.
Aula of the University of Amsterdam
Singel 411, 1012 XM Amsterdam
The symposium is fully booked.
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