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Brasil brasileiro, sambeando: Dispatches from Brazil 2. By Ananya Kabir

The most famous song about Brazil, ‘Aquarela do Brazil’, celebrates Brazil for being, tautologically, ‘Brazilian’- ‘Brasil Brasileiro‘– and it’s more than just clever (or stupid) play with words. Brazil is…

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Jazz Dance Up in Heels: a Special Guest Lecture by Prof Thomas F. DeFrantz

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the European Research Council, which funds MODERN MOVES through an Advanced Research Grant awarded to Professor Ananya Kabir, The Modern Moves research team is…

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Moving Group 5: Tango: Black Atlantic and Beyond. Report by Ananya Kabir

Our fifth Moving Group was dedicated to an exploration of tango music and dance, and it involved a double bill. First, we heard Dr Kendra Stepputat, ethnomusicologist from the University…