Bad Behaviour in the Kitchen
Thursday 29 September 2011, 19.00-20.30
Whether we like it or not, our food choices are inextricably linked
with class and morality. Our attitudes to food reflect
underlying fears about
changes in lifestyle, family and society as a whole, and food is a
powerful tool for criticising the behaviour of individual
consumers, especially when they are responsible for nurturing the
Should we perhaps stop focusing on the loss of
healthy-eating skills, and start thinking about food poverty and
local food supplies? Join our experts to challenge preconceptions
about the nation’s diet, and debate how to balance food production,
availability and education for all.
Caraher, Professor of Food
and Health Policy, City University,
Anne Murcott, Professorial
Research Associate, Food Studies Centre, SOAS
Hilly Janes, Freelance editor and
writer, and founder of a parent-led Food Group at Hanover Primary
School in North London that encourages enjoying learning about food
and how to cook.
Facilitator: Anne Karpf,
Reader in Professional Writing and Cultural Inquiry, London
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This event is part of Recipes and Remedies.