Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies - Events

15
Mar
2017

Burial Rites: Mortuary Practises of the Prehistoric Cultures of Coastal Northern Chile

The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) presents: Burial Rites: Mortuary Practises of the Prehistoric Cultures of Coastal Northern Chile Wednesday 15 March 6:30pm The Allan Barton Forum, 2nd Floor, Building 26C, CBE, ANU Public lecture by Dr Christopher Carter The world's oldest artificial mummies are found along the desert coast of Chile. The Chinchorro were hunter/fishers who lived on the coast of northern Chile and... Read more

27
Jan
2017

Panorama Brasil - feat. Alda Rezende (BRAZIL)

Panorama Brasil (MELB) will be joined by Brazilian chanteuse Alda Rezende (BRAZIL) when she returns to Australia January 27th for a one off show in Canberra at the Polish White Eagle Club ! A night of music that draws on the diverse musical landscape of Brazil: music with influences from the arid interior, the Amazonian basin, and the streets of Rio and Salvador - samba, MPB, bossa, folkloric music and regional styles mixed with jazz and more. 7... Read more

15
Dec
2016

Our Last Tango (2015)

The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) and the Embassy of the Argentine Republic present the film screening: Our Last Tango (2015) 6:30pm Thursday 15 December Manning Clark Centre, Theatre 3, ANU “Our Last Tango” is a story about the life and love of two of the most famous tango dancers of the 20 th century. The documentary maker German Kral chronicles the decades’ long career of Argentine tango legends Maria Nieves... Read more

14
Nov
2016

Mapuche indigenous worldviews and political histories

The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) presents: Mapuche indigenous worldviews and political histories Public Lecture by Jaime Huenchullan Monday 14 November 6:30pm Hanna Neumann, Seminar Room G058, Building #21, ANU What are the aims of Mapuche struggles in Chile? What role should the state play as regards indigenous demands? What have left-leaning governments in Chile and South America meant for the long-lasting... Read more

14
Nov
2016

Book launch - Brazil in the World, by Sean W. Burges

Book launch "Brazil in the World: The international relations of a South American giant" by Sean W. Burges Itamaraty Palace (Brazilian Foreign Ministry), Brasília on Nov 14 at 16:00 Dr Burges will launch his new book on Brazilian Foreign Policy during the 2000s, "Brazil in the World: The international relations of a South American giant" , on November 14 th at 16:00, room D, Itamaraty Palace (Brazilian Foreign Ministry), Brasília. This book... Read more

05
Nov
2016

DAY OF THE DEAD FIESTA

The 5th annual DAY OF THE DEAD FIESTA hosted by Los Chavos! Day of the Dead Fiesta Saturday November 5th 3pm - 11:30pm Ainslie Arts Centre, Elouera Street, Braddon, Tickets available now ( EventBrite ) A community celebration of Afro-Latin music and culture with live bands + interstate guests, DJs, performances, food & craft stalls, face painting, workshops and live art! Come and experience the vibes and atmosphere of a Latin American fiesta... Read more

04
Nov
2016

FORRÓ & FLAMENCO

FORRÓ & FLAMENCO A night of acoustic Latin American music 7pm - 11pm FRIDAY 4th NOVEMBER Polish White Eagle Club, 38 David St Turner Clandestino Events & The BeeHive proudly present two of Melbourne’s finest musical groups in one night presenting authentic organic Latin American music. A rare chance to experience these styles of music played by world class musicians. Mandacaru https://www.facebook.com/mandacaruband/ MANDACARU share and... Read more

22
Oct
2016

San Lazaro

A heavy night of Latin vibes as Melbourne's San Lazaro launch their album "La Despedida" SATURDAY 22nd OCTOBER @ 8pm at the ANU Bar It's a tropical night. You hear the sound of congas and bongos, brass sections and chorus vocals. It's a toe-tapping hip-rolling mambo and that cowbell is ringing and the bass is bouncing and while it's a familiar sound, something seems different this time. San Lazaro ' s unique take on Latin music is a blend of old... Read more

13
Oct
2016

Duo Deconet Concert

Duo Deconet SPAIN & MEXICO Where time meets both cultures Thursday 13 October 7:00pm The Big Band Room, Peter Karmel Building, School of Music, ANU Duo Deconet celebrates the musical insights of Mexican and Spanish composers as innovators of their times. Music by Pablo Sarasate, Enrique Granados. Manuel M. Ponce, Mario Kuri Aldana and Leonardo Coral. Australian premieres by Federico Mompou and Julian Carrillo and world premiere by Manuel... Read more

02
Oct
2016

Vaz + Šárkova: an afternoon Tango concert

The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) and the Embassy of Uruguay present: Vaz + Šárkova: an afternoon Tango concert Nestor Vaz (Uruguay) & Emily-Rose Šárkova An afternoon concert of world-class Tango music with Bandoneonist Nestor Vaz and Pianist/Bandoneonist Emily-Rose Šárkova, as part of the Tango in the Spring festival. Plus pre-concert talk. Emily-Rose is the Artistic Director of Australia’s premiere tango... Read more

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