Gastronomical Archeology

One of the topics of our next symposium Fire, Knives and Fridges is Gastronomical Archeology. Mary C. Beaudry, Professor of Archaeology, Anthropology, and Gastronomy at Boston University will give a key note address on this subject. Professor Beaudry is a Visiting Scholar and lecturer at the Amsterdam Centre for Ancient Studies and Archaeology (ACASA), University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, from 1 September 2015 – 1 February 2016.


Her recent books include Archaeology of Food: An Encyclopedia (co-edited with Karen Bescherer Metheny; Rowman & Littlefield, 2015); Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households (co-edited with Kevin Fogel and James Nyman; University Press of Florida, 2015).