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


Thursday, 6th October 2016

G. 27B
O’Rahilly Building
University College Cork

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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