You Are What You Eat: Understanding Israel Through its Unique Cuisine
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
at Carr Workplaces
4800 Hampden Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Light refreshments will be served.
R.S.V.P. to David Speer at 410-205-5408 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Nir Avieli, a senior lecturer in BGU’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology, is a cultural anthropologist primarily interested in food and in tourism. Dr. Avieli has conducted research in Thailand, India, Singapore, Vietnam, and Israel. His book Rice Talks: Food and Community in a Vietnamese Town was published by Indiana University Press in 2012. Dr. Avieli is currently compiling a culinary ethnography of Israel, focused on issues of food and power.
Dr. Avieli completed his Ph.D. in 2004 in the Department of Behavioral Sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, and the Department of Behavioral Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.