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Cooking as a Political Act

LSE public lecture

Date: Thursday 30 May 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: New Theatre, East Building
Speaker: Professor Michael Pollan
Chair: Professor Bridget Hutter  

The food writer and journalist discusses what is at stake when we let corporations do the cooking, and why we need to take back control of our diets for the sake of our health, our environment and our family and social lives.

Michael Pollan is professor of journalism at Berkeley and one of Time Magazine’s one hundred most influential people in the world. His new book is Cooked: a natural history of transformation.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEcooking

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043. 


A podcast of this event is available to download from Cooking as a Political Act.

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