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Food and Ethnicity: The Durham Experience

(6 March 2020)

All are welcome to “Food and Ethnicity: The Durham Experience” – an event organised by the University’s N8 AgriFood Resilience Programme team in collaboration with the Durham BAME Network and University’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Unit. This free event will take place on Friday 27 March 2020 at Durham Castle. Registration is required.

This event aims to celebrate how, for many people, food operates as an expression of personal identity and a medium through which people can embrace and share their heritage. While using food as a lens to explore ethnic identity and cultural diversity, we are also taking this opportunity to highlight the University's ongoing work on embedding race equality and on promoting inclusion.

For more information and to register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/food-ethnicity-the-durham-experience-tickets-90762774903 

The Food and Ethnicity event features a series of talks on different links between food and ethnicity – including food insecurity, mental health, and gender roles - all in a multi-faith and multi-ethnic context. There will also be a networking dinner centred around authentic cuisines, with a menu made up of dishes reflecting the diversity of traditions and backgrounds of many members of the University community.

If you would like to attend this event please register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/food-ethnicity-the-durham-experience-tickets-90762774903 before Thursday 12th March 2020.

For further information contact medhavi.kakkar@durham.ac.uk.

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