Events

Webinar – Food and Drink Cultures Through the Ages

On Tuesday March 23rd 2021, Susan will join food historians Allen J Grieco and Peter Scholliers in a panel discussion on ‘Food and Drink Cultures Through the Ages’. The discussion will be moderated by Beat Kümin, Professor of Early Modern European History and GRP thematic lead for ‘Food Cultures’ at the University of Warwick.

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2021-02-26T16:53:42+00:0026 February 2021|Conferences and talks, Events|

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|

Brewing Experiment at the Weald and Downland Museum

On the 6th and 7th of March 2020, the team undertook a test brewing at the Weald and Downland Museum. The museum is collaborating with the project and will host the official experiment in October 2020. The weekend was an opportunity for our brewer, Marc Meltonville, to test drive the brewing equipment which has been recreated by artisan coopers and coppersmiths to sixteenth-century specifications. We are now busily preparing for October, the experiment will be repeated using heritage grains, malted and milled using early modern methods. The entire experiment will be filmed by StoryLab at Anglia Ruskin University, under the direction of Dr Shreepali Patel. The StoryLab film will allow us to share our methods and results with the public.

Learn more about the Weald and Downland Museum

Meet our brewer

Learn more about StoryLab at Anglia Ruskin

Learn more about the Destilarias Eau.de.Vie, the producers of our copperwork

Learn more about traditional malting

2020-03-29T18:24:52+00:0029 March 2020|Events, News|

FoodCult and Shape-ID

On 2nd and 3rd of December 2019, FoodCult joined the Shape-ID team at the Long Room Hub, TCD. Shape ID is an EU-funded project addressing the challenge of improving inter-and transdisciplinary cooperation between the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) and other Sciences. Susan was delighted to share the approaches and methods of the FoodCult project, as a model for History/Humanities led interdisciplinary research.

Learn more about Shape-ID

2019-12-03T18:11:58+00:003 December 2019|Conferences and talks, Events|