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Subject: Food Parcels in International Migration. Intimate Connections (new publication)

Dear Anthropomobmembers,
I am delighted toshare with you our new edited volume about the sending, receiving and consumingof food parcels in international migration (table of contents below).
You can access an online book review copy at http://www.springer.com/services+for+this+book?SGWID=0-1772415-3261-0-9783319403724.Or email me at d.mata.codesal@gmail.com if you do want to read this publication but cannot afford it.  FOOD PARCELS IN INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION. INTIMATE CONNECTIONS
https://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9783319403724Edited by Diana Mata-Codesal and Maria Abranches223 pages, bibliog., indexISBN 978-3-319-40373-1 1 Sending, Bringing,Consuming and Researching Food Parcels (Diana Mata-Codesal and Maria Abranches)Part I Food, Identity andBelonging2 Food as a Matter ofBeing: Experiential Continuity in Transnational Lives (Maja Povrzanović Frykman)3 Thank You for the Cured Meat, but Is It Grass-Fed? Contested Meanings of Food Parcels in a NewNutrition Transition (Raquel Ajates Gonzalez)Part II Transnational Kinwork4 When Objects SpeakLouder Than Words: Food, Intimacy and Power in the Contemporary TransnationalFilipino Household (Clement C. Camposano)5 A Hard Look at theBalikbayan Box: The Philippine Diaspora’s Exported Hospitality (Karina Hof)6 Spaghetti with Ajvar:An Ethnography of Migration, Gender, Learning and Change (KarolinaBielenin-Lenczowska)Part III The Circulation ofNourishment and the Deterritorialisation of Food Consumption7 West African Plantsand Prayers in the Netherlands: Nourishment Through Visible and InvisibleSubstances (Amber Gemmeke)8 Inkumenda di téra:The Informal Circulation of Cabo Verdean Food Products (Tiago Silveiro deOliveira)9 From Ingredient toDish: The Role of Supply in the Culinary Practices of Mexican Migrants in the UnitedStates (F. Xavier Medina and José A. Vázquez-Medina) “This volume offers newperspective on the mobility of people and things in our world today, viewingsuch movements through the lens of a mundane yet ubiquitous phenomenon—the foodparcel. Through rich ethnography, contributors not only reveal how “carepackages” preserve connections with people and places but also how they areused in the creation of new senses of belonging. At the same time, they remindus how fraught and tenuous migration and settling into new places and socialrelations can be. A must read for anyone interested in mobilities, in food, andespecially in the intersection of the two.” (Harry G. West, Professor ofAnthropology, University of Exeter, UK)

“This brilliantlyinnovative book explores the food-migration nexus and its multiple expressionsboth theoretically and empirically. Present in most transnational migrationcorridors and spaces worldwide, 'travelling food' has a diversity of meaningsranging from material exchange and consumption to kinship reinforcement, care,belonging and nostalgia. The book contains original ethnographic case studiesbased on the grounded approach to the anthropology of everyday experience, andshould be essential reading for students, researchers and teachers interestedin the under-appreciated role of food in transnational life.” (RussellKing, Professor of Geography, University of Sussex, UK)
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EASA Anthropology and Mobility Network (ANTHROMOB)
http://www.easaonline.org/networks/anthromob/

For further information please contact any of the following:

Valerio Simoni
The Graduate Institute Geneva (Switzerland)
vals_sim@yahoo.com

Anna Lisa Ramella
Universitt Siegen
anna.ramella@gmail.com

Noel Salazar
KU Leuven
noel.Salazar@kuleuven.be

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