Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Nutrition and History in the 20th Century

The Library & Archives Service and the Centre for History in Public Health are holding a conference to celebrate the completion of the project to catalogue and make accessible the nutrition collection. The collection includes reports, research data, photographs, dairies, correspondence and a range of published and unpublished papers concerning a variety of subjects, including multi-disciplinary surveys, applied nutrition, nutrition policy, nutrition in internment camps and the UK during the Second World War, obesity, protein deficiencies, famine and disease.

Historical speakers on nutrition science, food policy, diet and famine and other topics include David Smith, Anne Hardy, Tim Lang, John Manton and Sander Gilman.

The conference is being held on Wednesday 15th September at LSHTM. For further information on the conference and to register, please go to:

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