[Blueboard] IPC invitation to a film showing and discussion on (Un)Sustainable Food Consumption in the Philippines and India (Mon., 2 May 2016, 5 to 6:00 pm, Soc Sci Conf. Rms 3 & 4)

Institute of Philippine Culture [LS] ipc.soss at ateneo.edu
Mon May 2 08:30:20 PHT 2016



*Eating out*, a major trend in *Metro Manila*, relates to food waste. Since
meanings of food waste change when people eat out, people have a role to
play when they order food. Yet, the service sector could also make a more
important contribution to reducing food waste. We show two examples in the
film: a restaurant in Manila, and a cafeteria of the Ateneo de Manila

*Eating in* also relates to food waste. In the middle-class homes of
*Bangalore*, food waste is linked to traditions of household food
consumption that involve notions of freshness and use of leftovers, as well
as presence of domestic helpers.

In view of these eating practices, what are the challenges and
opportunities for socially just and environmentally sound food consumption?

*The films are part of the research dissemination plan of a study on food
consumption practices in Metro Manila and Bangalore involving researchers
of the Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC) of the Ateneo de Manila
University and the **Industrial Ecology Group at the University of

*A discussion after the film viewing will be moderated by IPC researchers,
Ms Abigail Marie T. Favis (Department of Environmental Science/Ateneo
Institute of Sustainability) and Dr. Czarina Saloma-Akpedonu (Department of
Sociology and Anthropology).*

​** For inquiries or confirmation of your attendance, please contact (+63
2) 426-6001 extension 4651
<%28%2B63%202%29%20426-6001%20extension%204651> local 213, or email us at
<ipc.soss at ateneo.edu <ipc.soss at ateneo.edu>>. *

*Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC)*
School of Social Sciences
2/F Frank Lynch Hall, Social Development Complex
Ateneo de Manila University
Katipunan Ave., Loyola Heights, 1108 Quezon City, Philippines
Tel Nos.: (+63 2) 426-6001 ext. 4651 loc. 213; (+63 2) 426 6067 loc. 213
Fax No.: (+63 2) 426-6067 loc. 121
Email:   ipc.soss at ateneo.edu
Website: ipc-ateneo.org
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