Tomorrow May 11 at 14:00-15:30 CET

FOOD2GATHER, together with other HERA projects PUTSPACE and SPAS, will hold a webinar on ‘rethinking public spaces in times of social distancing’. All interested are welcome to join! Please click here to read more about the event and to register. Keynote speakers are Laurent Thévenot (École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales) and F2G’s Rick […]

Food, belonging and digital public spaces

Researchers from FOOD2GATHER attended the conference Migrant belongings: digital practices and everyday life this year, which took place digitally 21st-23 April. The F2G project investigates the roles that food play in creating public spaces and shaping communication and relations between places and the people who inhabit them. For this conference, we thus organised a panel […]

School notes/Gli appunti della scuola

Gholam Najafi, writer, Italian Team Questo è il disegno del dormitorio in Turchia a Van, dove ho passato alcune settimane prima di imbarcarmi per la Grecia. Era un dormitorio sotterraneo simile a una pentola con il coperchio. Lì bollivano la rabbia, la disperazione, la paura di decine di clandestini. Luigi ha disegnato in un piano […]

Aleppo in Berlin

(English version below) Samer sitzt bequem am Terrassentisch seines Lokals im lebhaften Berliner Distrikt Friedrichshain. Es ist ein sonniger Mittag, ein perfekter Moment, um eine Arbeitspause einzulegen. Er hat uns hier willkommen geheißen und uns auf einem Pfefferminztee eingeladen. Während wir ihn gemeinsam trinken erinnert er sich an die Anfänge seiner Zeit in Deutschland, wo […]

Peace ‘n’ Spice. Into the route of food as creative entrepreneurship interpreted by refugees in Northern Italy

Alice Brombin, anthropologist, Italian Team Peace ‘n’ Spice, restaurant located in the centre of the University historical district in the city of Padua, is not just an “ethnic” venue. Peace ‘n’ Spice is a project of a gourmet cuisine, designed as an exploratory taste trip alongside routes travelled by a group of refugees and asylum […]

Meetings with our Belgian Food2Gather partners

Information meeting of the project with the resident of the Red Cross reception center  At the beginning of December, we invited the residents of the Red Cross reception center to participate in an information meeting about the Food2Gather project. The aim of this meeting was to inform people about the progress of the research. In […]

Food2Gather Activities

Important: Your replies may be used as further input into the project. Please read the information provided here about what that entails (for now only in Norwegian and in French): food2gather Informasjonsskriv og samtykkeskjema COVID 19 & Formulaire de consentement in French ( or contact us here for more information about the project and consent.

Silence of the sand

The boat left full of people, food and water. A boat without radar when the sun came up, the sailors had abandoned the boat, reducing it to pieces in order not to use it again or at least not to have to return with the same boat once they reached the unknown island. The remains […]