22 מאי
09:00
- 24 מאי
12:30

Building 72 Room 348

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Eating Religiously: Food and Faith in the 21st Century

 

Wednesday-Friday, May 22-24, 2019 | Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Building 72 Room 348

 

An International Seminar sponsored by the Israel Science Foundation

 

Day I, Wednesday, May 22

9:00-9:30: Registration, Co­ee
Greetings:
Steve Rosen, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Vice President for External A­ffairs and Canada Chair in Archeology
Raz Jelinek, Ben Gurion University of the Negev Vice President and Dean for Research and Development
Nir Avieli and Fran Markowitz, Conference Co-Conveners, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

9:30-11:00
Session 1, Chair: Yifat Gutman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Catie Gressier, University of Western Australia
          The Paleo Diet, Populism and Taboo in Australia
Nir Avieli, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
          "Here I Can Like Watermelon": Culinary Redemption among the Hebrew Israelites  of Dimona
11:00-12:30
Session 2, Chair: Uri Shwed, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Susan Pattie, University College London
          Contemporary Animal Sacri­ce: Interpretations of the Madagh Among Armenians.
Jakob Klein, SOAS University of London
          Potatoes, Popular Religion and Party-State in the People's Republic of China

12:30-13:30 Falafel LUNCH


13:30-15:00
Session 3, Chair: Stavroula Pipyrou, University of St Andrews
Hagar Salamon, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
          From Hand to Mouth: Exploring Religious Dimensions of the Ethiopian Gursha
Azri Amram, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
          Fifty Shades of Kosher: Thoughts on Kashrut in Palestinian Food Spaces in Israel

Day II, Thursday, May 23
9:00-11:00

Session 4, Chair: Sara Helman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Thien-Huong Ninh, Cosumnes River College
          Seoul Food: Sex, Sexuality, and Morality
Mirjam Lucking, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
          “Food unites us… not anymore.” Indonesian pilgrims eating kosher and halal in Jerusalem
Melissa L. Caldwell, University of California
          Between Hospitality and Service: Faithfulness and Food Justice in Moscow
11:00-13:00
Session 5, Chair: Dafna Shir-Vertesh, Achva College
Joelle Bahloul, Indiana University
          Food, Faith, and Migration: Setting Internal Boundaries of Culinary Secularization after Emigration
Susan Sered, Su­olk University
          Gendering Food and Faith: Food Preparation as Religious Ritual
Limor Chen, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
          “This is not Kosher” – The Performance of Religion in Israeli Vegan Activism
13:00-14:30 Couscous LUNCH
14:30-16:00
Session 6, Chair: Ron Dudai, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Jessica Hardin, Paci‑c University
          Eating Religiously, Dancing Religiously: Polynesian Zumba and Women’s Testimony
Fran Markowitz, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
          Edenic Veganism and Righteous Black Bodies in the Kingdom of Yah

Day III, Friday, May 24
8:30-10:30

Session 7, Chair: Daniel M. Knight, University of St Andrews
Hanna Garth, University of California, San Diego
          Doctrine at the Table: Alimentary Dignity and Essentialized Fare in Santiago de Cuba
Janet Alison Hoskins, University of Southern California
          Esoteric and Exoteric Caodaism At the Table: Hierarchies of Restrictions and Hierarchies of Spirituality
Isabelle Bianquis, Université de Tours
          Social hierarchies and food colors: How are spirits and ancestors fed in Mongolia?
10:30-12:30
Session 8: Final Session and Concluding Discussion, Chairs: Fran Markowitz and Nir Avieli
Erik Cohen,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
          Drinking Religiously
Michael Herzfeld, Harvard University
          Avoidances of Many Kinds: Religious Observances and Other Moralisms
Concluding Discussion