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Antonia Mazel explores how the contemporary food movement uses food as a vehicle for social and cultural change, combining political concerns and pleasure in a form of political hedonism.

Event details of The contemporary food movement: media, politics and pleasure
Date 4 April 2019
Time 14:00 -15:00
Location Agnietenkapel
Room Location

Through a theoretical framework of governmentality and media studies, she investigates how the food movement has politicized food and how this has produced a discourse of 'good food', 'eating right', and 'good citizenship', shaping the idea of a responsible, informed 'citizen-consumer'.

A.G. Mazel: Governing Food: Media, Politics and Pleasure.


Prof. P.P.R.W. Pisters


Prof. F.M. Doorman (VU)

Dr M. Stauff


This event is open to the public.


Room Location

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam