Tag: Belgium

Which Language for Local Food in Wallonie?

foodanthro , February 3rd, 2020


Joan Gross I just returned to my dissertation fieldwork site after 38 years.  Back in the 1980s I examined the use of the regional Gallo-Romance dialect, Walloon, in…


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‘This House Is Occupied’: Demolition Politics in the Belgian ‘spookstad’ of Doel

Kaeleigh Herstad , April 3rd, 2017


Last week I visited the small ghost town (“spookstad” in Dutch) of Doel in northwest Belgium. Doel has been at the center of an international controversy for the…


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What Else Ho Reha Hai? Reflections On My Fieldwork Website

foodanthro , November 5th, 2016


Several of us here at the Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition recently had the pleasure of reviewing submissions for our annual Christine Wilson Award. Winners…


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Did the Belgian Authorities Purposely Trigger the Brussels Attacks?

Maximilian Forte , March 24th, 2016


Among the dense clouds of speculation from mainstream journalists and the many supposed national security experts whose expertise lies in repeating nothing (“I have been briefed, but I…


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