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Research group

Social and cultural perspectives on meals

About this group

Group information

The core of this group is the meaning of the meal for people in the past and present. Focus is the relationship between the person and the food, from production to consumption, which includes the craft, e.g. the practical knowledge and skills as well as the performance of culinary practices. Hence, it aims to merge the research areas food studies and culinary arts/gastronomy.

Ongoing projects within the research group touches on e.g. the future meal, sustainable meals, food culture and restaurant culture.

In addition to seminars, the group aims to collaborate and network with national and international researchers within the field to achieve future research projects.

Research funding bodies