Critical Food Studies: South Africa and Beyond

TMG to take part in Virtual Humanities Conference

The University of the Western Cape (UWC), University of Pretoria (UP) and the University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN) will be a hosting the Virtual Humanities Conference on the dates 17 – 19 November 2021.
The Critical Food Studies conference will facilitate lively and interactive presentations, collaboration, debate and intimate conversation by using the Remo interactive webinar programme.
This virtual conference seeks to draw innovative humanities and creative work together in lively conversation. Humanities-driven food studies is making steady inroads into food security studies domains that neglect human, cultural and anti-positivist perspectives. By creating a platform for critical food studies driven by humanities, the visual arts and performance, this conference opens up critical thinking and creative expression about thee relations between food and the human both in and beyond South Africa.
Events will include panel discussions, dialogues, art exhibitions, demonstrations, pre-recorded performances. Note that both non-academic and academic presentations and genres are encouraged. One pivotal aim of the conference is to generate lively engagement among thinkers, artists, performers and food growers or makers.


17.11.2021 - 19.11.2021


University of the Western Cape (UWC)

University of Pretoria (UP)

University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN)





Critical Food Studies: South Africa and Beyond

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