The Global Tea
And Appellations — Tea” — by Fitrio Ashardiono, UC Davis visiting scholar and
senior researcher in Asia-Japan Research Institute, Ritsumeikan University —
Osaka Ibaraki Campus.
Initiative concentrates on the culture and the science of tea from the origins
in Asia and spreading to almost every continent on Earth. Unique in the
world, the GTI fosters research and cooperation across social sciences, humanities and the sciences campus wide to learn more about tea’s wide-ranging effect gender roles, ceramics, health clinics and more all around the world.
Tea: A Conversation” — by James Norwood Pratt, author of The Tea Lover’s
Companion, and Roy Fong, creator and owner of San Francisco’s Imperial Tea
Court, the first traditional Chinese teahouse in the Usa.
Be an exhibition titled: Old Testament, New Trends: Tea and Wine in Art, in the UC Davis Conference Center.
Include beverage samples and networking, company showcases. Attendees will be
comprised of scholars, all students, members of the global wine and tea businesses, and the general public.
Include an enactment on Thursday of the Tang dynasty text, the interaction involving Tea and Alcohol (Cha Jiu lun) by members of the Theatre and Dance Ensemble, in 10 a.m.
Waterhouse, manager of RMI in UC Davis said,”the institute is pleased to
partner with the Global Tea Initiative in support of their joint commitment to
elevate the profile of beverage-related research and experience to the UC Davis
campus, and to celebrate the substantial roles both wine and tea play in