• Thu 25 Mar 21

    18:00 - 19:00

  • Online


  • Event speaker

    Professor Andrew Canessa

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars

  • Event organiser

    Art Exchange

  • Contact details

    Jess Twyman

Join us for talk by Professor Andrew Canessa who will expand on what it is to be indigenous today.

He tells us, ‘Being indigenous has often meant being rural, marginal, and on the edges – literally and figuratively — of what is imagined as the nation state.  In many cases, this is still so.

Today, however, a majority of indigenous people in the world are urban and this is certainly the case in Latin America.  This paper looks at the contemporary  urban experience of indigenous peoples in the Americas and elsewhere and seeks to shed light on the myriad ways people can be indigenous in the modern world.  Finally I look at indigenous cosmopolitanism and the ways in which indigeneity can transcend national boundaries through music, migration, and art.’

Booking information to follow.

Free Admission.

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