Organised under the auspices of the Cultural history of economies research hub
in conjunction with the Asia History hub
School of Historical and Philosophical Studies
Date: Wednesday 13 November
Time: 11 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.
Place: Babel building 303
Keynote presentation and discussion
Professor Joanna Waley-Cohen, “What’s Cooking? Cooks and Consumption in Early Modern China”.
Professor Joanna Waley-Cohen, Dean of Arts and Sciences at New York University, is an eminent historian of Qing China, with interests ranging from war to cooking. The breadth and depth of her scholarship is reflected in her many books and articles, including Exile in Mid-Qing China (1991), The Sextants of Beijing (1999) and The Culture of War in China (2006). She has recently been working on daily life in China ca. 1800, and culinary culture in the same historical context.
Enquiries should be directed to the convenor, Professor Antonia Finnane, SHAPS
or, Shan Windscript email@example.com