The Sensory Aspects of Tea: Taste, Smell, Sight, Hearing, and Touch
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The Sensory Aspects of Tea: Taste, Smell, Sight, Hearing, and Touch

The Sensory Aspects of Tea: Taste, Smell, Sight, Hearing, and Touch

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UC Davis Conference Center

550 Alumni Lane

Davis, CA 95616

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Please join us for the 2nd Annual Colloquium of the UC Davis Global Initiative: The Sensory Aspects of Tea: Taste, Smell, Sight, Hearing, and Touch.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Please RSVP by Thursday, January 12, 2017, to ensure your seat.

Talks by international experts will be followed by a Q&A session:

(3:15 p.m.) Environmental and Management Effects on Tea Quality
Selena Ahmed,
Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems, Montana State University

(4:00 p.m.) A Scientific and Cultural Quest of Taiwan Tea, Aroma and Taste
Kai-Hsien Chen, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, National Taiwan University (in Chinese with English translation)

(5:00 p.m.) Coolie Poesis: Plantation Sounds and Labor Heritage on Sri Lanka’s Tea Estates
Mythri Jegathesan, Anthropology, Santa Clara University

(5:45 p.m.) Tea Perceived: From a 9th-century Shipwreck to a 19th-century Snuff Bottle
Victor Mair, Chinese Language and Literature, University of Pennsylvania

A reception will follow the event.

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Additional Special Opportunity on the Same Day:
Tea Tasting from 10am-11:30am @Robert Mondavi Sensory Theatre
First-come, first-served limited seating event for the first 50 people only. If you are interested, please RSVP ASAP by emailing globaltea@ucdavis.edu

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