12.00-3.30pm: Registration for delegates. Atrium of the Faculty of Architecture and Design.
4.00-5.30pm: Official Welcome (Mihi) at the Te Herengawaka marae: Kelburn Campus.
6.00-7.30pm: Faculty of Architecture and Design. Te Aro Campus, Vivian St. Location: VSLT1
Welcome from Pro Vice Chancellor International Prof Rob Rabel and Vice Chancellor Prof Pat Walsh.
Opening Keynote: Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith “Reconfiguring the Polynesian Triangle”
7.30-8.30pm: Welcome Function. (Atrium)
Thursday 5th July
9.00-10.30: Keynote 2: Prof. Cristobal Kay
10.30-11am: Morning tea.
11-1.00pm: Panel Sessions 1-3
1: Trade and Knowledge: Transpacific and Transatlantic Transfers between Centre and Periphery. Nancy Márquez: “The Americas and the Empirical Turn in early Modern Science: La Casa de la Contratación and Early Scientific texts from New Spain”
Victoria Ríos: “The Contribution of Sahagún’s Nahua Assistants to the Spanish Translation of Historia universal de las cosas de Nueva España”
Ximena Briceño: “From Regional to Global: Nineteenth-Century Filigree from Asia to the Americas”
2: Mapping New Latin American Identities and New Subjectivities through Literature and Anthems.
Leonel Alvarado: “Indigenismo, mestizaje y blanqueamiento en los himnos nacionales de Centroamérica”
Paul Bowker: “Mestizaje, Indianism and the Challenge to Spanish Ideological Imperialism in José María Albiñana Sanz’s Bajo el cielo mejicano”
Jeffrey Browitt: “Leer a Rodrigo Rey Rosa”
William Cheng: “The Failures of the Present and the Promise of the Future: Pineda Botero’s The Unfathomable and Hugo Chavez’s Bolivarian Self-Fashioning”
3:Argentina, Brazil and Mexico.
Andrew Self: “Modernity as Civilisation or Barbarism: The Liberal Construction of Argentina”
Juan Pablo Ferrero: “Rethinking Democratisation in Post-Transition Contexts: Trade Unions and Social Movement Organisations in Argentina and Brazil”
Rodrigo Azaola: “Share or Divide? Brazil and Mexico as the Emerging Powers of Latin America”
Diane Brand: “Space and Speed at the Margins: Racing At Puerto America’s Cup, Valencia”
Daniele Abreu e Lima: “Modernism in Peripheral Countries: A Study of the Brazilian and the New Zealand House”
Richard Reddaway: “El Barrocco de Aotearoa”
Polly Stupples: “Art in International Development: Escaping or Maintaining a Centre-Periphery Relationship”
12:Regional and Global (Popular) Culture
Taciano Milfont: “Understanding Jeitinho: the Brazilian Skill of Getting Around Anything”
Rowan Ireland: “Political and Developmental Implications of Changes in the Popular Religious Scene in Brazil, 1970s-2000s”
Ralph Newmark: “Sound Waves from the ‘Loudest Island in the World’: Resistance and Impact of Jamaican Music in Latin America, Africa and Australasia”
1.30-2.00pm Documentary film showing: “People’s Media Venezuela / Comunicadores sociales venezolanos” (2012). Co-produced by Kathryn Lehman and Geraldene Peters, edited by Josie McClutchie. 30 mins. (Venue to be confirmed)