Oct 29

You Are What You Eat: Understanding Israel Through its Unique Cuisine


Towson, Maryland

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Co-Sponsor
The Baltimore Hebrew Institute
Presentation
You Are What You Eat: Understanding Israel Through its Unique Cuisine
Dr. Nir Avieli
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Date
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Thursday, October 29, 2015
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location
Towson University
College of Liberal Arts
Room - To Be Announced
Towson, Maryland
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R.S.V.P. to David Speer at 410-205-5408 or dspeer@aabgu.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.