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Lizzie Collingham

Historian and Author

Lizzie Collingham is an independent historian who uses food as a way of linking the minutiae of daily life to the broad sweep of historical processes.

She is the author of Imperial Bodies: the physical experience of the Raj c.1800–1947, Curry: a tale of cooks and conquerorsThe Taste of War: World War II and the battle for foodThe Hungry Empire: how Britain’s quest for food shaped the modern world and The Biscuit: the history of a very British indulgence.

She is currently a Visiting Fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge.