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Caste-ing Nutrition: The Politics of Health and Food in Modern India

Friday 22 June 2018
Institute of Advanced Study, Seminar Room
Milburn House, University of Warwick

10.30 - 11.00 tea and coffee
11.00 - 11.15 Welcome

11.15 - 12.00
Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick, UK)
A Short History of Nutritional Science
Chair: Claudia Stein

12.00 - 12.45
Shrikant Botre (University of Warwick, UK)
Nutrition and the Making of Marathi Sexology, 1920-1950
Chair: A.R. Venkatachalapathy

12.45 - 1.30
Rachel Berger (Concordia University, Canada)
Caste-ing Ghee: Substance, Protest and the Co-constitution of Food and Caste
Chair: Douglas Haynes

1.30 - 2.30 lunch

2.30 – 3.15
A.R. Venkatachalapathy (MIDS, India)
In Those Days There Was No Coffee for Dalits’: Coffee and Caste in Colonial South India
Chair: Shrikant Botre

3.15 tea and coffee

3.30 – 4.15
Douglas Haynes (Dartmouth College, US)
Advertising, Caste and the Problem of Cooking Mediums, 1920-1965
Chair: Rachel Berger

4.15 – 4.30
Concluding Remarks

people eating outside their tent in India