Luis Gimenez Amoros

Fellow: Artist in residence, Postdoctoral

Luis Gimenez Amoros is a research fellow at the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) at the University of the Western Cape. Previously, he has served as an Ethnomusicology lecturer at the University of Fort Hare and Rhodes University in South Africa. The author has conducted research in six African countries (Algeria, Western Sahara, Mali, Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa), India and Spain regarding transcultural music, postcolonial studies and new/old mobilities in pre-colonial music.

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Luis Gimenez Amoros CD Launch

The CHR is delighted to introduce the A.W. Mellon Artist in Residence in Sound, Image and Movement for 2019, musician and musicologist, Dr Luis Giminez.

Luis Gimenez Amoros Performance at Casa Labia Cultural Centre

CHR Artist in Residence and postdoctoral fellow Luis Gimenez will perform on 1 February.

New Book by Luis Gimenez Amoros

Tracing the Mbira Sound Archive in Zimbabwe

The CHR in the time of a global pandemic

In line with protocols introduced by government towards the prevention and containment of the COVID-19 virus, the CHR suspended its public events, seminars, and general fellowship program until further notice.  We wish CHR fellows, students, artists, colleagues and friends, as well as our partners and funders in South Africa and across the world much strength and compassion in these difficult times.


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