One day seminar around hip hop and social change
FRIDAY 8TH JULY, 9.30 – 17.00 (plus post-event networking and music)
Venue: RichMix, Bethnal Green Road, London
Full Price: £45
Student / Concession: £36
SPECIAL DISCOUNT: Use code hiphop15 at checkout to get your £15 ticket
Lunch, refreshments and delegate packs provided.
The Power of Hip Hop: LIVE is a unique academic seminar that explores the role, challenges and potential of hip hop culture in facilitating social change in global contexts, and its role as a site of resistance and identity.
Martha Diaz (NYU Gallatin)
“Hip-Hop Without Borders: A Revolutionary Global Movement of Struggle, Liberation and Sustainable Living”
Jason Nichols (University of Maryland)
“Lean wit it: Black Masculinities in Hip-Hop Dance”
Plus special introduction about In Place of War’s work by Professor James Thompson
Four diverse panels exploring:
- Global power of hip hop
- Cultural power of hip hop
- Power of place & identity
- Hip hop and pedagogy
International Artist Presentations by
Zambezi News (Zimbabwe)
Smockey (Burkina Faso)
For a full programme and speaker list visit: cultconflictchange.wix.com/powerofhiphop
Richard Bramwell (University of Cambridge)
Eithne Quinn (University of Manchester)
Teresa Bean (In Place of War)
Featuring a programme of academic panels, keynote papers, artist presentations and practitioner provocations, this event harnesses In Place of War’s vast international network of grassroots artists and blends it with a rich selection of researchers exploring issues including but not limited to hip-hop and gender, race, religion, commerce, and conflict.
A day full of rich discussion, unique encounters, thought-provoking papers and academic-artist exchange.
The Power of Hip Hop: EXCHANGE is part of In Place of War’s event series Culture. Conflict. Change. taking place at RichMix throughout 2016. It is proudly funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council, and supported by Index on Censorship.
Find out about the rest of the series here: www.cultconflictchange.wix.com/powerofhiphop
About In Place of War: www.inplaceofwar.net
About Index on Censorship: www.indexoncensorship.org