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Food, People and the City

Comparative Perspectives - Conference

The MAS is happy to host the conference 'Food, People and the City. Comparative Perspectives', which is strongly linked to the theme of the MAS exhibition 'Antwerp a la carte'. The conference aims to increase our awareness of food systems as dynamic cultural phenomena.

    Wednesday 21 September 2022 until Friday 23 September 2022 from 9:00 to 17:00

Practical information

  • Date: September 21-23, 2022
  • Location: MAS | Museum aan de Stroom, Hanzestedenplaats 1, Antwerp
  • Program and registration: see Food Congress
  • Information on transport, hotels, cultural and food tips for Antwerp: download the Antwerp guide below

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Food Congress

Program

The challenges of feeding the globally growing urban populations is a major issue these days. This conference aims through papers, panels and discussions, to increase our awareness of food systems as dynamic cultural phenomena. Every city is shaped by food!

Antwerp à la carte

About cities and food

The exhibition reveals the intimate relationship between the city and food, from the sixteenth century to the distant future. Follow the trail of food in the city and find out how what we eat has left its mark on the map of Antwerp.

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