New course: Food Sociology

IMG_3023In May we start with a new course РFood Sociology: Emerging theories & themes.
This course addresses the dynamics of food provisioning Рi.e. the range of activities from the production, acquisition and preparation to the consumption and disposal of food Рfrom a sociological perspective. These activities are examined in their socio-cultural, political and physical context by specifying and clarifying which activities are carried out, how, why and by whom. Specifically this course focuses on newly emerging food provisioning practices and the networks and institutions shaping these practices as well as on the social theories to reflect on these dynamics, networks and institutions. The specific contents of the course will differ from year to year as it based upon current international scientific collaborative research programmes and PhD projects. The students will enjoy an interesting variety of learning activities. Continue reading