Laura Prosperi (University of Adelaide)

Laura-ProsperiLaura Prosperi is a lecturer at the University of Adelaide within a program entirely devoted to Food Studies. As a food historian, Laura has explored a wide range of historical contexts privileging the food perspective. She gained her Ph.D at the European University Institute of Florence and she has also worked as a researcher in a range of other international environments such as the French École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales of Paris and the Institut für Europäische Geschichte in Germany. Before arriving at Adelaide, Laura taught Food History at the Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences of Milan and collaborated with other leading Italian universities such as Venice and Padua. Over the last fifteen years Laura has conducted research by focusing on the evolution of Western food culture and has written more than fifty pieces concerning the history of food.

Course: History of Italian Food and Wine