On 6th September, Meriel and the FoodCult team will present a paper at the Tracing, Shaping and Reshaping Culinary Heritage Conference in Oslo. The conference is hosted by the FOODIMPACT research project at the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo and FoodLessons at OsloMet. The paper will present preliminary results from the Mapping Diet, Isotopes and Organic Residue Analysis work-packages.
Delighted to announce the publication of a new open access article in The Historical Journal. The article, which is based on the forensic analysis of household accounts from Dublin Castle transcribed as part of the Food Microhistories work-package, explores the role of food and drink in the demonstration and negotiation of power in Ireland.
On Saturday 20 August, Charlie is presenting a paper at the annual Tudor and Stuart Ireland conference, held at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin. His paper, based on the household accounts of lord deputy William Fitzwilliam, was entitled ‘Dining at Dublin Castle’. The session was recorded and will be available soon as a podcast via the Tudor and Stuart Ireland conference website.