David Gentilcore to Speak at the 2020 Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

  • 2019-11-13

We are excited to announce David Gentilcore as a plenary speaker at the Eighteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities.

As a historian of early modern Europe, David Gentilcore has worked in a range of areas, from the history of religion and popular culture, to medicine and forms of healing, and the history of food and diet. His most recent books are Food and Health in Early Modern Europe (2016) and a co-edited collection (with Matthew Smith), Proteins, Pathologies and Politics: Dietary Innovation and Disease from the Nineteenth Century (2018). His current research project, "The Water Cultures of Italy, 1500-1900", is funded by the European Research Council.

See registration options for the 2020 conference here.