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* Music, creative engagement and violence in contemporary Mexico * A one-day workshop

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Author Profile: Patrick Egan

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Saturday 30 April 2016 (10.15 – 4.30)
Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 2HU

How is violence in contemporary Mexico impacting on music-making and other forms creative engagement, and conversely? What are the methodological challenges of exploring this empirically? The workshop will bring together established academics, post-doctoral scholars and postgraduate students for what we hope will be an exciting day of discussion.

The aim of the workshop is to interrogate music and other forms creative engagement that threaten and incite violent encounters; are explicitly anti-violence, imploring empathy and social activism; a combination of these; or otherwise. It will include conference-style papers, performance art, and a roundtable on methods, ethics and representation.

Confirmed speakers include Veronica Cordova de la Rosa (Oxford Brookes), Cirenia Chávez (Cambridge), Karina Garcia (Bristol), Jennie Galvin (NUI Galway), Andrew Green (IMR), Ricardo Gutiérrez Vargas (KCL), Hettie Malcomson (Southampton), José Juan Olvera Gudiño (CIESAS), Erica Segre (Cambridge) and Maria de Vecchi Gerli (UCL).

This event is free to attend, but spaces are limited and registration is required. To register, please send an email by 14 April stating why you are interested in attending to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Ethnomusicologist and web developer, currently in year three of my PhD studies at University College Cork in the Digital Humanities with Ethnomusicology. Research interests include; theorising and questioning the significance of the digital, content creation and representation with digital tools, Music Encoding Initiative, interface development, repatriation and dissemination of digital collections.