A Moveable Feast: “Food as a Cultural Signifier”

Stone McNeece, Lucy

The American University of Beirut and its entire community were treated to an extraordinary feast on the occasion of the recent interdisciplinary conference “Insatiable Appetite: Food as a Cultural Signifier” held at AUB on May 12-14, 2016. The conference was a project of the Arab German Young Academy (AGYA) working group "Common Heritage and Common Challenges" in cooperation with the AUB and German Orient Institut. It was organized by Kirill Dmitriev (University of St Andrews), Julia Hauser (University of Kassel), and Bilal Orfali (American University of Beirut). The conference brought together researchers from several countries working in a variety of fields, such as Literature, Sociology, Psychology, History, Philosophy and Religious studies.


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August 17, 2022