Making media connections on the margins 
Lidia Guzy (National University of Ireland)
Uwe Skoda (Aarhus University)
Stefano Beggiora (University Ca' Foscari of Venice)
Room 205
Start time:
28 July, 2016 at 9:00 (UTC+0)
Session slots:

Short Abstract:

This panel critically discusses the role of media - ranging from trance, sound, chant, body, ritual, text, photography, video, film to museum - informing the socio-political dynamics and change of contemporary indigenous and Adivasi contexts of India.

Long Abstract

The panel addresses the use of diverse range of media by diverse groups or individuals to contest, question, alter or sustain a local tradition. Traditional and modern media will be discussed in a broad perspective as an instrument of connection, mediation, empowerment and transcultural expression and agency in Adivasi and indigenous India.

Accepted papers: