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Musical and Other Cultural Responses to Political Violence in Latin America

18 Nov 2013

This interdisciplinary conference will explore functions played by music and other cultural expressions in contexts of political violence in Latin America. The conference takes place on 6 December 2013 at University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester.

Music conference

The event is part of the Levehulme project ‘Sounds of Memory: Music and Political Captivity in Pinochet’s Chile’ at the University of Manchester.

Full conference programme and abstracts are available by following the link below.

Keynote speaker: Professor Michael Lazzara (University of California, Davis), author of Chile in Transition: The Poetics and Politics of Memory (2006).

Supported by the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama, the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts and Languages (CIDRAL).


You must register by 3 December
Price: £15 / £10 (concessions: students)

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