Food and drink – the provision, choice, use, restriction or lack of them – provide a fascinating focus for historical inquiry. This conference will of interest to social, political and cultural historians who wish to discuss attitudes to consumption, patterns of production, or the many other aspects of food and drink as they are important to our histories. With keynote speakers including John Bohstedt and Stephen Yeo, and a postgraduate poster session, we look forward to a stimulating conference here in Preston, Lancashire, from 16th-18th June, 2011. There will be also be several food and drink-related events during the main two days and as evening entertainment.
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