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Dr Hélène Jawhara Piñer -The Thirteenth Century Origins of Sephardi Cuisine
This is a past event.
Tuesday, February 20 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Jewish Museum of Florida
301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33199 United States
Dr. Piñer will talk about the origins of Sephardi cuisine. She has been awarded by the Broome & Allen Fellowship from the American Sephardi Federation in 2018, dedicated to recognizing impressive academic accomplishments and service on behalf of the Sephardic community, as well as encouraging continued excellence in the field of Sephardi Studies. At the beginning of October 2021, the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies also awarded her the David Gitlitz Emerging Scholar Prize for her accomplishment and engagement in Sephardic History research.As a research associate of the Research Center CESR (UMR7323 of the CNRS –France—) her research interests are the medieval culinary history of Spain through inter and multiculturalism with a special focus on the Jewish culinary heritage written in Arabic.
Sponsored by Global Jewish Studies Program, LACC/ Jewish Studies Latin American Jewry Series at FIU and chaired by Sylvia Gurinsky.