To coincide with the opening of the Asian Library at Leiden University in September 2017, the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), the Leiden Asia Centre (LAC), and the Shared Taste Project at Leiden University, are hosting a Summer School devoted to the academic study of Asian Food, for MA/PhD students and early career scholars :
Summer School on Asian Food: History, Anthropology, Sociology
Leiden, Netherlands, 25-29 September 2017
This unique occasion will provide wide ranging coverage of this growing interdisciplinary field with contributions from international experts with at least one of whom each student will be guaranteed an individual consultation about their own work.
The aim of the Summer School is to highlight the wide range of resources for the academic study of Asian Food, available in Leiden and to present advanced methodological approaches and research techniques, together with the hands-on experience necessary for the analysis of historical documents and artefacts.
[deadline has passed, applications are closed ] More general information, information on application procedures, scholarships, accomodation and more can be found at the dedicated website on the Summer School Asian Food at IIAS :
- General information and background Summer school on Asian Food
- Application form (deadline March 20, 2017)
- Scholarships and financial support
- Organizers of the Summer School on Asian Food
The international experts who will contribute include: Anne Murcott (SOAS, University of London), Nir Avieli (Ben Gurion University, Israel), Katarzyna Cwiertka (Leiden University), and Anne Gerritsen (Warwick University / Leiden University).