Taynah Meira de Moraes
Taynah Meira de Moraes is a journalist with a master’s degree in Food: Sources, Culture and Society, from the University of Coimbra, and is currently a PhD student in Food Heritage: Culture and Identity, at the same university. She develops research in the field of food and communication, in the study of media and journalism in the patrimonialization of regional cuisines and in the use of journalistic sources and advertisements for the study of food history. She is a member of ALERE – Research Group on the History of Supply and Food in the Amazon, linked to CNPQ and the Federal University of Pará. In his dissertation entitled Eating is also communicating: the role of the media in the construction of the food identity of Belém do Pará (1982 to 1985), he investigates how the typical foods of the region were present in the media and newspapers of the time.
Main interests and research topics: Food history, food heritage, communication and food, regional cuisines, food identities
Research group(s): Local and regional heritage and identities; Cultural encounters and evasion