Nutrition and History in the Twentieth Century
A one day conference at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
15 September 2010
This one day conference jointly organised by the Centre for History in Public Health and the LSHTM Archives, brought together historians, archivists and past and present members of the Nutrition Unit at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
The archival holdings of the Nutrition Unit are being catalogued with funding from the Wellcome Trust. The conference drew attention to nutrition archives at LSHTM and at the Wellcome Library. Historical speakers on nutrition science, food policy, diet and famine and other topics included David Smith, Anne Hardy, Tim Lang, John Manton and Sander Gilman.
The event included a 'witness' session with past members of the Nutrition Unit including Professor Philip Payne and Dr Liza Draper. The transcript is now available.
Nutrition and History in the Twentieth Century (PDF 776 KB)