Recipient Dr Omar Tashani, Leeds Beckett University
Date 01 February, 2016
Amount £5,800
Summary Food plays an essential role in preserving cultural lifeways with those of shared identities, personal and social histories. This role may be particularly emphasised for communities that migrate to a new land and where maintenance of traditional food habits contributes to the connection between home and the new society. By means of a case-study in Libya, we will explore food in relation to cultural linkages, histories and views on food and health in three diverse community settings.
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