Workshop – Latin American Indigeneities (2016)

Latin American Indigeneities Workshop

University College Cork
The Marginalised and Endangered Worldviews Study
Centre (MEWSC)
Study of Religions Department
&
The Centre for Mexican Studies
Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American

Studies

Thursday, 6th October 2016

11am-5pm
G. 27B
O’Rahilly Building
University College Cork
 
Programme: 

11.00-11.30 – Welcome Address;Professor Nuala Finnegan; Head, School of Languages, Literature and Culture, UCC; Director, Centre for Mexican Studies, UCC.

Dr Lidia Guzy; Dr James Kapalo; Marginalised and Endangered Worldviews Study Centre, UCC; Study of Religions Department, UCC.

11.20-12.30 – Keynote Address; Dra. Patricia Torres Directora Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS); México D.F, México.

12.30-13.00 – Dr Thea Pitman; (University of Leeds); ‘The Poetics of Digital Indigeneity’

13.00-13.30 – Eva Cabrejas (University College Cork); Indigenous women in Chiapas and their engagement with Internet.

13.30-14.30 – LUNCH

14.30-15.00 – Gillian Watt (University College Cork); It’s not all ‘shamans’ and icaros – a brief look at ayahuasca use amongst the Ene Ashaninka of Peru.

15.00-15.30 – Cian Warfield (University College Cork); Ethnopolitical responses to landscape. The Case of Bolivia.

15.30-16.00 – TEA/COFFEE; First Floor Social Area, 1.33 Block B, O’Rahilly building.

16.00-16.30 – Dr Lidia Guzy (University College Cork); Shamanism as Indigenous Resistance in Brazil – Discussion of Davi Kopenawa’s “Falling Sky”.

16.30-17.00 – Gillian Watt (University College Cork); Collaboration between ecovillages and indigenous, possible benefits of globalising influences? Fieldwork in North east Argentina

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