CONFERENCE

"Framing Recipes: Identity, Relationships, Norms"

DATE:
4,5 December 2018
LOCATION:
Crociera Alta di Studi Umanistici, University of Milan
via Festa del Perdono 7

This inaugural conference of the Culinary Mind Network is devoted to the study of recipes from a philosophical perspective. The conference brings together a strong and assorted cohort of scholars and experts (e.g. cooks, writers) on recipes, with a primary philosophical focus.

All are welcome to attend.

For questions, please contact: andrea.borghini@unimi.it

Organized by Andrea Borghini and Francesca Mastrovito. 

PROGRAM

DAY 1 – Tuesday 4 December

Chair: Matthias Kaiser (University of Bergen, Norway)

8:30

Welcome desk / registration


9:00

Welcome address: Andrea Borghini (University of Milan, Italy)


9:30

Plenary talk / Johanna Mendelson Forman (American University, USA) 

"Is Social Gastronomy a Recipe for Peace?"


10:20

Patrik Engish (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)

"Traditions in Action: Recipes, Memory, and Representation"


11:10 

Coffee break


11:40

Sanna Hirvonen (London, UK)

"Recipes Without Makers"


12:15

Davide Bordini (University of Liege, Belgium)

"The Tastes of a Recipe"

12:50

Lunch break

Chair: Kristina Pucko (University of Milan, Italy)

 

14:30

Lisa Palmer (University of Maryland, USA)

"One Meal a Day"


15:05

Giuliano Torrengo (University of Milan, Italy) & Akiko Frischhut (Akita University, Japan)

"Time for After-Tasters"


15:40

Gabriele Ferretti (University of Florence, Italy) & Andrea Borghini (University of Milan, Italy)

"Dip It Before You Eat It! Recipes and Affordances"


16:15

Coffee break


16:45

Virgil Brower (Charles University, Czech Republic)

"Recipes & Algorithms: Ingredients, Concoctions & Empirical Mathematics"
 

17:20

Plenary talk / Enrico Bonadio (City Law School, London, UK)

"Can Food Recipes and Presentations be Protected by Copyright? Some “Tasty” Reflections"


18:10

End of the 1st day

DAY 2 – Wednesday 5 December

Chair: Sanna Hirvonen (London, UK)

9:00

Plenary talk / Cain Todd (University of Lancaster, UK)

"Authenticity and the ‘Natural’ in Recipes"


9:50

Plenary talk / Gyorgy Scrinis (University of Melbourne, Australia)

"The Recipe on the Packaged Food Label: The Design and Marketing of the Nutrient Profile and Ingredients in Ultra-Processed Foods"


10:40

Coffee break


11:10

Nicola Piras (University of Sassari-Alghero, Italy) & Andrea Borghini (University of Milan, Italy)

"From Foods to Dishes, and Back"


11:45

Panel / Recipes Across Borders:

  • Antonia Klugman (Restaurant L’Argine a Vencò, Dolegna del Collio (Go), Italy)

  • Enrico Vignoli (Postrivoro, Italy)

  • Susan Barocas (Food Writer, Washington D.C., USA)

  • Cesare Battisti (Restaurant Ratanà, Milan, Italy)

Moderator: Francesca Mastrovito (University of Bologna, Italy)

12:45

Lunch break

Chair: Patrik Engish (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)

14:00

1st workshop Johanna Mendelson Forman (American University, USA) & Susan Barocas (Food Writer, Washington D.C., USA) & Francesco Guala (University of Milan, Italy)

"Recipes for Cultural Integration"

 

15:30

coffee break


16:00

2nd workshop Anne Barnhill (Johns Hopkins University, USA) & Matteo Bonotti (Monash University, Australia)

"Recipes and the Politics of Dieting"


17:30

Plenary talk / Ben Wurgaft (MIT, USA)

"A Recipe For Happiness: Artificial Flesh and the Reshuffling of Moral Norms"


18:20

Conclusions & goodbye to the audience


18:30

Wrap up session with the members of the network: what’s next?
 

19:00

Aperitivo!