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Organised by the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)

The Latin American Music Seminar is a British forum for Latin American music research that meets twice yearly. Please contact Henry Stobart ( if you would like to be included on the mailing list, or if you wish to offer a presentation or to perform at a future seminar.

10.15am Coffee/arrival

10.40 Welcome

10.45 Vinicius Mariano de Carvalho (King’s College London), Brazilian Music beyond borders: the experiences of King’s Brazil Ensemble performing Brazilian music

11.30 Gabrielle Messeder (City University), Brazilian musical encounters in ‘Golden Age’ Beirut

12.15 Caetano Santos (University of Oxford), Intercultural dissonances of precarious conviviality: musical translation as politics of belonging in Brazil's Haitian diaspora

1.00 Lunch (salteña – Bolivian pasty)

2.15 Geoff Baker (Agrigento music charity), Music and social transformation in Latin America

3.00 Hettie Malcomson (University of Southampton), Danzón Days: Age, Race, and Romance in Mexico (Book launch)

3.45 (4.30 end) Live Music – Corazon Cuestino (clarinets, saxophones, brass and percussion) – directed by Johnny Rodriguez. A range of marineras, huaynos and cumbias 

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Registration Fee: £10.00 covers cost of coffee, tea and salteña

(unless presenting a paper or performing). 

To attend, please register and pay by clicking on the Book now button at the top of the page.

We are grateful to the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) for their support of this seminar series

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