Afrodescendientes/Afrodescendants

Twelve States of the Americas gather in Lima and create Inter-American Network of High-Level Authorities for the Afrodescendant Population

June 13, 2018

The Minister of Culture of Peru Patricia Balbuena; the Secretary of Access and Equity of the Organization of American States, Mauricio Rands; the Representative of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Peru, Viviana Caro, and Alejandro de la Fuente, Director of the Afro-Latin American Research Institute (ALARI) at Harvard University, inaugurated the First Inter-American Meeting of High-Level Authorities for the Afrodescendant Population (RIAFRO) on June 11, 2018 in Lima, Peru. "This event seeks to...

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2018 Mar 21

Spring Colloquium with Matheus Gato de Jesus

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

MassacreFear of Slavery: An analysis of the Massacre of November 17 in São Luís (Brazil, 1889)

Afro-Latin American Archaeology Interest Group has been created

November 20, 2017

This Interest Group seeks to transcend boundaries in archaeological practice and knowledge inhibited by colonial jurisdictions and contemporary nation-states by 

  • Promoting international research and collaboration
  • Disseminating critical resources and publications to professionals and the general public in diverse and appropriate ways

Learn more about how to become a member (for free) and other services in the attached flyer. 

Afro-Latin American Archaeology Workshop advances Afro-Latin American Studies

September 20, 2017

The Afro-Latin American Archaeology Workshop: Enhancing a Creative Community for Anthropological Inquiry took place on September 15 and 16, 2017 at the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center. Twenty participants from Latin America and United States had the chance to discuss their current research on Afro-Latin American Archaeology and lay a basis for future collaboration. The regions represented by the participants' research interests covered Southern Cone, Andean Region, Central America, Mexico, Brazil, and The Caribbean. Find...

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2017 Sep 29

IAP-UAM Lecture: "Estrategias de apropiación del Afrocubanismo musical (1940 – 1965)"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

The ALARI Fellow, Belén Vega Pichaco, will deliver a lecture on "Estrategias de apropiación del Afrocubanismo musical (1940 – 1965)" within the IAP-UAM Lecture Series.

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Tras la Revolución se aprecia una neta apropiación del Afrocubanismo en las obras musicales y coreográficas realizadas en la isla y exportadas al extranjero con fines propagandísticos,...

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