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Food: Are We What We Eat?

From Spanish Inquisition stews and Reformation sausages to pork in French school meals, Christopher Kissane explores the role of food in past and present conflicts over identity.

From Spanish Inquisition stews and Reformation sausages to pork in French school dinners, New Generation Thinker Christopher Kissane from the London School of Economics explores the significance of food in past and present conflicts over identity.
The Essay is recorded in front of an audience as part of Sound Frontiers: BBC Radio 3 live at Southbank Centre
celebrating 7 decades of pioneering music and culture.

New Generation Thinkers is a scheme run by BBC Radio 3 and the Arts and Humanities Research Council to find academics who can turn their research into radio.

Producer: Luke Mulhall.

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Mon 3 Oct 2016 22:45

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