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.