Monthly Archives: January 2021

FoodCult at The Royal Society of Antiquities of Ireland

On January 8th, Dr Meriel McClatchie will discuss ‘Investigating ancient foodways through environmental archaeology’ with The Royal Society of Antiquities of Ireland. Meriel’s paper will feature some interesting new findings in relation to fruit consumption in early modern Ireland, as revealed by the FoodCult database. It will also explore the benefits of interdisciplinary research for historians and archaeologists.

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2021-01-27T16:16:21+00:0027 January 2021|Conferences and talks, Events, News|

New Appointment

We are delighted to announce that Dr Charlie Taverner has joined the FoodCult team. Charlie is a social historian of early modern Europe, with expertise in food and cities. He completed his PhD at Birkbeck, University of London, and held the Economic History Society’s Anniversary Fellowship at the Institute of Historical Research until 2021. Charlie will work specifically on Workpackage 1: Food Microhistories, exploring diet through household accounts. He brings a wealth of expertise and energy to the project and we are delighted to welcome him onboard.


2021-01-21T11:08:17+00:0021 January 2021|News|