IP: Virtues of the Table: an Evening Discussion on Ethical Issues raised by Food Choices, 21 Feb

Date published: 
Tuesday 14 January 2014


Fri 21 Feb, 6.00-8.00pm
IP Evening Discussion: Room G22/26, Senate House, ground floor, WC1
Virtues of the Table: Ethical Issues raised by Food Choices
Julian Baggini (author of The Virtues of the Table: How to Eat and Think)
Naomi Sykes (archaeologist, Nottingham)
Ben Reade (research chef, Nordic Food Lab)
Eileen Maybin (Fairtrade Foundation)


Julian Baggini is the founding editor of The Philosophers’ Magazine. He is the author, co-author or editor of over 20 books including The Ego Trick, Welcome to Everytown and, most recently, The Virtues of the Table (all Granta). He has written for numerous newspapers and magazines, as well as for think tanks (more on website).
Naomi Sykes is an Archaeologist from the University of Nottingham whose research focuses on human-animal-landscape interactions and how they inform on the structure, ideology and environmental impact of societies, both past and present. She is currently working with the British Deer Society, National Trust and European deer managers to raise awareness about the realities and responsibilities of sustainable venison production.
Ben Reade is currently Head of Culinary Research and Development at Nordic Food Lab. He is a cum laude graduate from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy and currently spends much of his time travelling to research the complex interactions between good flavour, biodiversity and sustainability.

Followed by a reception, at which Julian Baggini will be available to sign copies of his new book.
Please RSVP to philosophy@sas.ac.uk with “21 Feb acceptance” in the subject header.
Updates: http://philosophy.sas.ac.uk/about/news/ip-virtues-table-evening-discussion-21-feb

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