making middle eastern cuisine: an afternoon of talks and tastings

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For those of you in the DC area, join us this Saturday (June 8th, 2019) for an afternoon of talks and tastings, all related to food in the Middle East!

The event is free, hosted by the Smithsonian’s Freer|Sackler and Georgetown’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. The schedule is as follows:

12:30–2 pm: Food and Displacement: Cooking as Refuge, Resistance, and Memory
Moderated by Rochelle Davis
Speakers: Anne Meneley, Adel Iskandar, Laila El Haddad

2:15–3:45 pm: Writing Middle Eastern Cuisine: Recipes, Stories, and Politics
Moderated by Anny Gaul
Speakers: Annia Ciezadlo, Reem Kassis, Tony Tahhan

3:45: Tasting provided by Syriana Cafe and Gallery 
With a book signing and plenty of nibbles!

For more details about our speakers and to register, click here.

One thought on “making middle eastern cuisine: an afternoon of talks and tastings

  1. Dear Anny,

    This looks like a wonderful event! Wish I could be there to hear the discussions and see you in action!

    I am very inspired by you and your work and always happy to receive a new post of imik simik: cooking with gaul.

    Best wishes, Julie


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