A Taste of Home

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This booklet provides an overview of the interdisciplinary pilot project ?A Taste of Home?, which investigates the dynamic relationships between food heritages, cultural identity and diasporic experiences among migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Newcastle.The project is led by Perla Innocenti at the iSchool at University of Northumbria in collaboration with the Discovery Museum - Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums (TWAM) and Seven Stories? The National Centre for Children?s Books. 'A Taste of Home' is funded by the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement and Arts Council England. Two participatory action research events including a convivial lunch conversation and a cooking demonstration have been organised in October and November 2017 at the Discovery Museum, Seven Stories and The Comfrey Project.In each event project partners and research participants engaged with a museum visit, conversations and hands on activities around food heritage.Some notes, drawings and pictures from both events have been included in the booklet.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages46
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

Publication series

NameUnderstanding and Sharing Food Heritage of Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Newcastle
PublisherNorthumbria University


  • cultural heritage
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • migrants
  • food traditions
  • social inclusion


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