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Food (Forum for Philosophy)

29 November, 6:00 pm7:15 pm

Our relationship with food is as complex as it is long. It connects us with our past, our ‘home’, and with other people. Shopping for it, cooking it, sharing it, and eating it all have significance beyond meeting our basic nutritional needs. Food is importantly connected with hospitality and care, but it can also be a source of guilt and shame. Recipes can be a way of preserving traditions and passing along cultural knowledge, but access to food, and specific kinds of food, can also be a matter of socio-economic inequality. We explore the complex history, philosophy, and politics of food.

 

Speakers
C Thi Nguyen, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Utah
Or Rosenboim, Senior Lecturer in Modern History, City, University of London
Ahmed Sinno, Chef, Migrateful

 

Chair
Sarah Fine, Fellow, Forum for Philosophy

 

More information, including details of how to attend, here.

 

Details

Date:
29 November
Time:
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/theforum/programme/food/

Venue

Online via Zoom

Organiser

Forum for Philosophy
Website:
https://www.philosophy-forum.org