Food as Culture

Starting date
May 1, 2014
Duration (months)
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Managers or local contacts
Battisti Chiara , Carpi Daniela , Fiorato Sidia

The project aims at exploring the ways that make eating and thinking about food reveal culturally determined power relations in different societies. A cross-cultural approach will lead to investigate compelling questions about social values and issues related to the many different facets of food in literature, science, biotechnology, marketing, jurisprudence, and art.

Project participants

Valentina Adami
Chiara Battisti
Associate Professor
Daniela Carpi
Research Assistants
Raffaele Cutolo
Temporary Professor
Sidia Fiorato
Associate Professor


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