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Seminar: Dr Juliana Braz Dias: 'Cape Verdean Music, Brazilian Style'


Posted on 29 August 2011

Juliana Braz Dias completed a PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Brasilia, in 2004. Her doctoral thesis, entitled "Mornas and Coladeiras from Cape Verde: musical versions of a nation", is now being published by the University of Cape Verde.

Prof Innocent Pikirayi, Head of the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at the

University of Pretoria cordially invites you to attend

the Department of Anthropology and Archaelogy's Seminar Series on 

Tuesday 30 August 2011,
11:00-12:30
in the Humanities Building, Room 8-18

“Cape Verdean Music, Brazilian Style”


DR JULIANA BRAZ DIAS (BRIEF CV)

 

Juliana Braz Dias completed a PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Brasilia, in 2004. Her doctoral thesis, entitled “Mornas and Coladeiras from Cape Verde: musical versions of a nation”, is now being published by the University of Cape Verde.

During her doctoral studies Juliana also held a scholarship, affiliated to ISCTE, in Lisbon, Portugal. Between 2004 and 2008, she was a professor of anthropology at the Federal University of Mato Grosso, in Brazil. Since 2008 she has held a position as Professor at the Department of Anthropology at the University of Brasilia, where she is the co-leader of the Research Group in African Ethnology.

Currently, Juliana is also a post-doctoral fellow in the Human Economy Programme at the University of Pretoria.

Juliana’s published works relate to the process of creolisation in Cape Verde, focusing on kinship, migration, social identities, and music. Her research interest is now extended to the political economy of popular cultures in South Africa.



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