Sunday, November 13, 2022

Coffee and other intoxicants (1600-1850) virtual exhibition and talk

From 1600-1850, new intoxicants included sugar, coffee, tea, chocolate, opiates and tobacco. A talk on the Intoxicating Spaces: The Impact of New Intoxicants on Urban Spaces in Europe website is on Nv 16.

Image of an "Ottoman coffee house in Istambul" from 1819. 

 

TURKISH COFFEE

Pera Museum, Istanbul. "Coffee Break: The Adventure of Coffee in K├╝tahya Tiles and Ceramics" exhibit HERE

"Ottoman coffee house in Istambul" (first image) from Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore. Paris: 1819

“A KAFEDJI” Turkish coffee is to be obtained everywhere; a “kafedji” has here set up his little stall at the corner of a street.” In Constantinople, painted by Warwick Goble described by Alexander van Millingen. London: 1906 p28

INTOXICATING SPACES

Nov. 16 Wed 8AM Intoxicating Spaces Virtual Exhibition Launch. over 1,000 exhibits, or ‘scraps’, from archives, libraries, and museums that illuminate this process in our case study cities of Amsterdam, Hamburg, London, and Stockholm." HERE

Website: Intoxicating Spaces: The Impact of New Intoxicants on Urban Spaces in Europe, 1600–1850 HERE

Many (53+) past talks' TAPES HERE

THIS WEEK'S TALKS

Nov 14-De 19 A Passion for Porcelain - Series of 6 talks £5 The Gardens Trust UK HERE

Nov 15 Tue 12 Thanksgiving From a Native American Perspective. Dr. Neddeau. Oakland Community College HERE

Nov 15 Tue 1 Science & Technology in the politics of food and drink. Ashok Malhotra, Conor Heffernan. Eat, Drink & Be Merry? The Politics of Food and Drink (series). British, Irish and Empire Studies. U of Texas HERE or HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 15 Tue 1:30 The Company’s Sword: The EIC [East India Company] and the Politics of Militarism 1644-1858. Christina Welsch author. The British in India Historical Trust £5 HERE

Nv 15 Tue 4-5:30 Accessing Archaeology: A Conversation on Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage. “five Native American archaeologists share their experiences and challenges…” Smithsonian HERE

Nov 15 Tue 5 Sweet Vienna: Capital of Dessert. Michael Krondl. Context $26.50 tape 15 days HERE

Nov 15 Tue 5:30-7 The History of the Meatpacking District and its Pioneers. Jacquelyn Ottman — a fifth generation member of one of New York City’s pioneering family of butchers. New York Adventure Club. Tape one week $10 HERE

Nv 15 Tue 6-7:30 Indigenous Foods Class series - Wild Rice and Hazelnuts. Alanna Norris, Hope Flanagan. “local members of Indigenous-led organizations… using traditional ingredients.” Seward Community Co-op. 6 talks HERE

Nov 15 Tue 6-8 Feeding the Departing Spirit: Food in Hindu Death Rituals. Priya Mani. Culinary Historians of New York $10 HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 15 Tue 6:30 Food & Travel: The Delights of Naples & the Amalfi Coast. Francine Segan. AARP no membership HERE

Nov 15 Tue 7 Forgotten Frontier: Maine and New Hampshire in the 17th Century. “Anglicans, … - people who ventured here for profit, not religion. It had also been the home of the Wabanaki for thousands of years.” Emerson “Tad” Baker. Partnership of Historic Bostons HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 15 Tue 8-9:30 pm Discover The Great Tea Rooms of Britain and Beyond. Tea Maestro Bruce Richardson author of The Great Tea Rooms of Britain and the Great Tea Rooms of America. Elmwood Inn Fine Tea $25 HERE

Nov 15 Tue 8 From ‘Peanut Weddings’ to ‘Beef Stands’: The Socio-Culinary History of Chicago’s ‘Italian Beef’. Dr. Anthony Buccini. Chicago Foodways Roundtable HERE TAPE may be HERE. [postponed from Oc 4]

Nov. 16 Wed 8AM Intoxicating Spaces Virtual Exhibition Launch. "over 1,000 exhibits, or ‘scraps’, from archives, libraries, and museums that illuminate this process in our case study cities of Amsterdam, Hamburg, London, and Stockholm." HERE

Nov 16 Wed 11AM Food, Art and Migration. “food-related artworks in contemporary art.” Dr Agata Stronciwilk. Warwick University's Food GRP HERE

Nv 16 Wed 2 Chiswick House: A kitchen garden for the next 100 years. Produce. Food and Drink. London Luminaries. £5 all 14 talks £45 HERE General: HERE

Nov 16 Wed 2 to De7 The History of Christmas Customs, Feasting & Food. From Medieval to Wartime. Paul Couchman. The Regency Cook. 4-week course. £45 HERE

Nov 16 Wed 2:30 A Smolts tale; Dams and Tides. “Tiny, fragile but super ambitious, a salmon smolts drive… several thousands of miles…rivers of Scotland to the high artic. Galloway Glens HERE

Nov 16 Wed 6 Lydia Maria Child: A Radical American Life. Cookbook, self help, childrens author and when become abolitionist “her book sales plummeted.” Lydia Moland. Massachusetts Historical Society HERE Mass Historical Society TAPE may be HERE [also Nov 3]

Nov 16 Wed 7 Feast Or Fiction? A True History Of Thanksgiving. Framingham History Center $10 HERE

Nov 16 Wed 7 As American as Pumpkin Pie: From Colonial New England to Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Sarah Wassberg Johnson Lyon Township Library HERE

Nov 16 Wed 7 Shakespeare, not stirred: Cocktails for Your Everyday Dramas. Michelle Ephraim. Culinary Historians of Boston HERE

Nov 16 Wed 7 The History of HellGate Brewery or Why the Pilgrims Landed on Plymouth Rock… according to George Ehret started brewery in 1866 NYC, then wrote a book. The Greater Astoria Historical Society $5 HERE

Nov 16 Wed 7-8:30 High on the Hog: Uprooting Racism Docuseries [4 episodes on Netflix] Discussion. High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America. Rochester Zen Center HERE

Nov 16 Wed 9pm Mulled Wines Webinar. “the history and techniques that distinguish a number of holiday refreshments -- mulled wine, seasonal sangrias, Irish coffee, and others.” Jon Yu. AARP member not needed HERE

Nov 17 Thu 12-1:30 American Bread: The 19th Century, Rubel's Bread History Seminar #37. William Rubel. $0-10 Registration HERE. Facebook group HERE

Nov 17 Thu 12:30 The Stigmas and Stereotypes in London’s High-End Restaurants of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries. Carina Mansey. The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nv 17 Thu 2 Pitzhanger Manor: The Committee of Taste: Soane at Pitzhanger. Produce. Food and Drink. London Luminaries. £5 all 14 talks £45 HERE General: HERE

Nov 17 Thur 7 Pie: A History! Sarah Lohman. Chelmsford Public Library MA HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 17 Thu 7-8:30 This Land is Their Land: The Troubled History of Thanksgiving. author Dr. David J. Silverman. Old North Church, Boston. donation HERE

Nov 17 Thu 7-8:30 Food and Dining in the Gilded Age. Carl Raymond. Gilded Age Productions. $25 recording for 3 days HERE

Nov 18 Fri 6AM Beer, Batter and Brawling: Pieter Bruegel the Elder. “explore the comedy and horror of this pioneering 16th Century Netherlandish master.” Stella Grace Lyons Art History Lectures and Tours. £9.21 HERE

Nov 18 Fri 12 Food in Memory and Imagination: Space, Place and Taste. Pepin Lecture series. Beth Forrest, Greg de St. Maurice. Boston University Gastronomy Program. Hybrid HERE

Nov 18 Fri 12 Taste of Place: how food connects to nostalgia, home and belonging. Dr. Anna Sulan Masing. Whetstone media and Graduate Association of Food Studies HERE

Nov 18 Fri 2 Hunter-gatherers in the Severn Estuary: Ice Age to 4000 BC. “hunting, gathering and fishing… the latter, several seasonal campsites with stone tools, bones and evidence of the plants … recent discovery is the first Mesolithic fish trap to be found in Britain. Martin Bell from the University of Reading. Living Levels HERE

Nov 19 Sat 11AM Holiday Baking Tips from award-winning author, Rose Levy Beranbaum of The Cookie Bible. Hudson Library & Historical Society, Ohio HERE TAPE may be HERE

Nov 19 Sat 1 Food plants of Vancouver Island First Peoples. Key plant foods used by Vancouver Island Indigenous Peoples and the ongoing importance of these foods in the present day. Dr. Nancy J. Turner. VIU ElderCollege. $15 HERE

CALENDAR OF VIRTUAL FOOD HISTORY TALKS HERE

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