The role of food in international relations: An introduction to culinary diplomacy

with Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi
in English

Since the appearance of the first civilizations, food and cuisine have been powerful means of supporting and enhancing international relations. While this is still the case, such ancient practices have recently acquired unprecedented characteristics, becoming powerful tools for global positioning on the part of a growing number of central and local governments.

Dr. Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi, a lecturer at Sciences Po Paris, will discuss the role of food in international relations by focusing on its evolution, actors and practices.