Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2018

Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2018

16 November 2018

09:00 - 10:00

Registration and coffee in the Aula, Singel 411

10:00 - 10:05

Welcome by Marike van Roon

10:05 - 10:30

Professor J.M. van Winter Stipendium

10:30 - 11:00

Key note lecture by David Gentilcore: Drinking Water in Italy: Element, Aliment, Medicament

11:00 - 12:30

Panel 1 – Nutritional Science and its Applications 
Chair: Peter van Dam 
Peter Scholliers - Problematic calories: Belgium, 1890-1918
Lisa Haushofer - Food groups and macronutrients revisited: the role of nutritional products
Adele Hite - A tangled web with no spider: “Eating right” and the U.S. dietary guidelines

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 - 14:00

Intermezzo – The Four Humours in Early Modern Artt

14:00 - 15:30

Panel 2 – (Not) in Control: Diets and Bodily Discipline 

15:30 - 16:45

Tea Break

16:45 - 17:30

Prize-giving Ceremony of the 2017 Johannes van Dam Prize
Drinks at Special Collections UvA.

17 November 2018

09:00 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:30

Panel 3 – Prescriptions and Proscriptions: Nutrition and Public Health

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee

11:00 - 12:00
12:30 - 12:50
12:50 - 13:00

Closing remarks and topic for 2019

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