When: Sept. 21-23 2016
On September 21st-23rd, the Anthropology and Social Change department at CIIS welcomes Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui to give a series of three consecutive talks. A contemporary Aymara feminist sociologist, historian, and subaltern theorist from Bolivia, Cusicanqui draws upon anarchist theory as well as Quecha and Aymara cosmologies. She is the previous director of the Taller de Historia Oral Andina and an activist who works directly with indigenous movements in Bolivia. Sylvia's best-known work is Oppressed But Not Defeated: Peasant Struggles Among the Aymara and Quechua in Bolivia, 1900-1980.
All three talks are free and open to the public.