P13
Making media connections on the margins

Convenors:
Lidia Guzy (National University of Ireland)
Uwe Skoda (Aarhus University)
Chair:
Stefano Beggiora
Location:
Room 205
Start time:
28 July, 2016 at 9:00
Session slots:
1

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.