published at 06/09/2017

International Convention

2&3 June

Seventh International Convention on Food History and Food Studies

2-3 June 2022 – Tours (France)


We are pleased to announce that the European Institute for Food History and Cultures (the IEHCA, Institut Européen d’Histoire et des Cultures de l’Alimentation) is organizing the seventh edition of its annual international convention, to be held on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June 2022 in Tours (France). The event is part of the ongoing activities organised by the Thematic Reasearch Network led by IEHCA and supported by the Centre-Val de Loire region in pursuit of its editorial policy, support for research and efforts to facilitate networking opportunities among Food Studies researchers.

All proposals pertaining to Food Studies will be considered and all researchers are welcome (doctoral, post-doctoral, research lecturers, independent scholars etc).  Ultimately the conference aspires to be a multi- and cross-disciplinary event, covering all historical periods.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that this is a face-to-face event, so anyone applying must be able to be physically present. Only the evolution of the health context could lead us to revise this decision.

Two types of submission, with free choice of subject, will be accepted:

⁃   Individual submissions. Download application form.

⁃   Submissions for “panel” sessions on a given theme. Download application form.

Submissions will be reviewed and selected by the IEHCA’s academic committee.

Please take note that conference participants' expenses cannot be covered in whole or in part by the IEHCA.

Registration fee – 25 euros for non-tenured candidates/50 euros for tenured candidates. This fee includes attendance at a cocktail party held the first night of the conference. No refund possible in case of a no show.

Payment of the fee is due once your submission has been accepted and before the publication of the programme. It is not refundable in case of withdrawal.

We would be grateful if you circulated this invitation to anybody who might be interested.

The deadline for sending submissions is 15 December 2021.

Submissions and any questions should be sent to Loïc Bienassis and Allen Grieco: ;  

Acceptances will be sent in January 2022.