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THE HISTORY, CULTURE AND POLITICS OF FOOD IN BERLIN
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Germany - Free University of Berlin - 'Free Univ. Berlin'
UC Course SubjectGerman
Number & Suffix: 165 E
Full UC Title: THE HISTORY, CULTURE AND POLITICS OF FOOD IN BERLIN 
Transcript Title: HIST&CLTR FOOD BRLN 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Food is a crucial element of personal, social, and cultural identity, and it is at the heart of social, political, economic, and environmental questions of immense concern. Having identified some of the most relevant points of view from which food can be discussed and analyzed, the course examines the multicultural history of food in Berlin since the nineteenth century and address some of the key issues regarding the production and consumption of food in the age of industrialization. Academic texts from the social sciences and from cultural history are consulted, and students learn about food projects and initiatives in present-day Berlin concerned with very concrete political aspects of food, such as avoiding waste, establishing communities for urban gardening or vertical farms, and doing research on the future of food. Excursions are also part of the course. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY, CULTURE AND POLITICS OF FOOD IN BERLIN 
Partner University Department: Deutsch Philologie 
Partner University Course Number: 16845