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.

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

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Tracing the Mbira Sound Archive in Zimbabwe

The CHR fellowship programme will continue in 2021 primarily through online platforms. Regulations permitting, the CHR plans to host limited live events in compliance with current COVID-19 protocols. Please follow our events page for updates about seminars, workshops, and arts events.

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