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Latin American Music Seminar
Saturday 19 November 2016
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Latin American Music Seminar: Music and the State in Latin America

The Pavilion, Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ

Saturday 19th November 2016


SESSION 1: (10.00-11.00) WHAT IS THE STATE? HOW DOES IT RELATE TO MUSIC/CULTURE?

Introduction to the Day: Henry Stobart (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Frederick Moehn (King’s College, London) (Hereafter ‘HS’ and ‘FM’)
Maria Batlle (King’s College, London) Social history of the Chilean cueca and the development of the Chilean republic
Comparative approaches to state cultural institutions: HS (drawing of collaborative research with Michelle Bigenho (‘MB’), Colgate University, USA) and FM
QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
 
Coffee/Tea break (11.00-11.30)
 
SESSION 2 (11.30-12.30) MANAGING INTANGIBLE HERITAGE: WORKING WITH THE STATE?
 
Simone Toji (University of St Andrews) Music and state in Brazil: the case of intangible cultural heritage policies
José Manuel Izquierdo König (University of Cambridge) Bailes Chinos: Paradigm and institutional shifts surrounding Chile's first entry in UNESCO's intangible heritage selection
Contrastive interventions FM and HS/MB
QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
 
Lunch (12.30-1.30) – provided
Museum Tour (1.30-2.00)
 
SESSION 3 (2-3PM) WHERE DOES THE STATE BEGIN AND END? EXPLORING MORE LOCAL LEVELS?
 
Chris Estrada (Independent researcher, USA) Cultural coronelismo, culture brokers, and mobilization: a renegotiated marginality for Pernambuco’s rural maracatus
Andrew Green (Royal Holloway, University of London) Street Music and Cultural Policy in San Cristóbal de Las Casas: Tourism, Economies, Violence, Magic
Contrastive interventions HS/MB and FM
QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
 
SESSION 4 (3-4PM) WHAT LIES BEYOND THE STATE? (THE MACRO - UNESCO AND OTHER STATES)
Emilio Casco Centeno (Royal Holloway, University of London) State influence and Diplomacy in the 1930s and 1940s between Mexico and US
Contrastive intervention MB/HS
 
ROUND TABLE Presenters: Geoff Baker (Royal Holloway, UoL) and David Treece (King’s College, London). Participants/co-chairs: FM, HS
QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
 
Tea and live music TBC (4 - 4.45pm)
 
To book a place, please register via: http://bit.ly/2bYcIOa (£8 fee includes lunch/coffee/tea) Places limited – please book by 11th November
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