Forum: “Food Fabrication: Culinary Practices and Food Politics in the Arab World”

The Orient-Institut Beirut and the Goethe-Institut Beirut will host a forum on food in Lebanon and the Arab World January 14-17, 2015 at the Goethe-Institute Beirut.

FoodFabrication_PosterFood is constructed and has cultural, political and economic significance. The forum brings together farmers and entrepreneurs, activist and artists, politicians and academics in discussions, film screenings, academic presentations, a photo exhibition and excursions in and around Beirut. The aim of the event is to critically examine cultural eating habits, cooking and dining cultures, food trends and the relation of food and arts.

You can find the schedule here and “like” the forum on facebook!

Max Weber Stiftung

The Max Weber Foundation promotes global research, focused on the areas of social sciences, cultural studies and the humanities. Our research is conducted at ten institutes in various countries across the globe with different and independent fields of focus. Through our globally operating institutes, we are able to contribute to the communication and networking between Germany and our host countries or regions. By promoting academic dialogue and merging academic and non-academic employees from several countries with different cultural backgrounds, the Max Weber Foundation is able to strengthen the internationalization of research.

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