11. Dezember 2013, Heritage and the Issue of Gender Equality in Music and Performing Arts

11. Dezember 2013, Heritage and the Issue of Gender Equality in Music and Performing Arts

erstellt am 08. Oktober 2013

Gastvortrag Naila Ceribašić (Zagreb), 14:00 Uhr, Reiterkaserne, Raum 150, in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Zentrum für Genderforschung der KUG

UNESCO’s Program of Intangible Cultural UNESCO’s program on intangible cultural heritage bears ambiguities as regards its ultimate outcomes and its capacity to accommodate various identity positions and social groupings. The gender aspect of the program has up to now not incited much scholarly attention, excluding a couple of expert meetings organized by UNESCO itself, which pointed out a frequent opposition between the idea of gender equality and the reality of traditional cultures, that is, a tension between human and cultural rights, and the issue of how to accommodate both of them. Following these discus-sions, I shall analyze the discourse and practice of gender relationships in the ele-ments (i.e., traditions) included in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and in the Croatian national list, firstly by looking into the basic descriptions of all elements proclaimed up to now, and then by examining in more detail several elements designated as female, such as Bistritsa Babi from Bul-garia and Spring Procession of Ljelje (queens) from Croatia. UNESCO’s growing con-cern for gender equality and acknowledgment of women’s roles, which is apparent for the last few years, brought about a more gender-correct discourse, whereas se-lected elements indicate that the empowerment of women is more often than not connected to a kind of strategic essentializing. Finally, I shall discuss the notion of difficult heritage, exemplified by the tradition of playing folk music instruments, and its avoidance in the program of intangible cultural heritage.

 

Naila Ceribašić Biography:

Naila Ceribašić is research advisor at the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Re-search, associate professor of ethnomusicology at the University of Zagreb, member of the Executive Board of the International Council for Traditional Music and its rep-resentative at UNESCO, and a collaborator of several folklore festivals in Croatia. Her researches comprise traditional music in eastern Croatia, the role and function of music in the context of war and political changes, festivalization and heritagization of traditional music, gender aspects of music-making and music of minority commu-nities in Croatia, and theoretical and methodological issues in ethnomusicology. Be-side a book on the history and ethnography of the public practice of traditional music in Croatia (Hrvatsko, seljačko, starinsko i domaće, 2003), she is the author of a number of articles published in Croatian and English (e.g. in the Yearbook for Traditional Music), the editor of a few collections of papers, and producer of several CDs.



    Kommentare:

    Kommentar verfassen:

    * - Pflichtfeld

    *

    *



    *
    *


    Weitere Artikel:

    17.10.2019

    26.10.2019: Begegnungskonzert: Indonesia meets Austria

    Indonesian Student and Youth Community in Graz präsentiert Begegnungskonzert: Indonesia meets...


    14.10.2019

    30.10.2019: "Balaganjur in the „NGABEN“ - cremation ceremony: A Balinese musical composition in a death ceremony on the island of Bali, Indonesia."

    Guest lecture by Dr. I Nyoman Cau Arsana (Indonesian Institute of Arts of Yogyakarta / ISI...


    14.10.2019

    16.10.2019: "Transforming Nagara Krtagama to Simfoni Indonesia Mulia: A composer talks about creating new Music Inspired by Javanese Gamelan."

    Guest lecture by Dr. Singgih Sanjaya (Indonesian Institute of Arts of Yogyakarta / ISI...


    26.09.2019

    27.11.2019: Konzert "Hemant - Der Klang des Herbstes"

    Nordindische Raga Musik: Sebastian Dreyer (Sitar) und Ashis Paul (Tabla) 19.00, SR 150...


    26.09.2019

    27.11.2019: "Charakter und Formen der Improvisation in der nordindischen Raga-Musik"

    Lecture Recital Sebastian Dreyer (Potsdam) 14.00, SR 150 Reiterkaserne


    22.05.2019

    29.05.2019: "Dance and ...? Choreomusical Strategies and Dilemmas"

    Guest lecture by Stephanie Jordan (London) 14.00, SR 150 Reiterkaserne


    22.05.2019

    05.06.2019: "Czech Bluegrass Across Boundaries and In-Between"

    Guest lecture by Lee Bidgood (USA) 14.00, SR 150 Reiterkaserne


    20.03.2019

    24.03.2019: "Exkursion nach Limerick (Ireland)"

    Irish World Academy University of Limerick, Limerick


    20.03.2019

    03.04.2019: "Computer aided (ethno)musicology: Supporting music analysis with quantitative data"

    Guest lecture by Rafael Caro Repetto (Barcelona) 14.00, SR 150 Reiterkaserne


    24.10.2018

    08.11.2018: "'Brauntöne' - Rechtsrock in Österreich"

    Guest lecture by Thomas Rammerstorfer


    11.09.2018

    05.12.2018: "Migrations of Gesture and Music: Dance Traditions through Times, Cultures and Ethnicities"

    Guest lecture by Ann David (University of Roehampton, London)


    16.08.2018

    04.-05.10.2018: Symposium "African Musics in Europe: global trends, national specificities"

    Reiterkaserne, Seminar Room 150


    08.08.2018

    24.10.2018: "Textualising Music and Identity: Positioning of the author as floating and empty" [LECTURE CANCELLED]

    Guest lecture by Johan Othman (Malaysia)


    08.08.2018

    24.10.2018: "Engaged Activist Research: Dialogical Interventions Towards Revitalizing the Glove Puppet Theatre in Penang, Malaysia."

    Guest lecture by Tan Sooi-Beng (Malaysia)


    08.08.2018

    Dr. Sarah Weiss

    New staff member at the Institute for Ethnomusicology


    08.08.2018

    Congratulations, Kurt Schatz!

    We are very proud of our student Kurt Schatz who recently won the Student Lightning Paper Prize at...


    20.06.2018

    19.06.2018: Semester Closing Evening

    18.30 Uhr, Reiterkaserne


    20.06.2018

    18.06.2018: "The Politics and Aesthetics of Musical Heritage"

    Guest lecture by Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco (INET Lisboa)


    06.06.2018

    08.-17.06.2018: "Indonesia #BronzeBambooBeats"

    International Gamelan Music Festival Munich


    06.06.2018

    14.06.2018: "Rudra Vina Lecture Demo – Geschichte und Performancepraxis des ältesten Melodieinstruments der nordindischen klassischen Musik"

    Concert&Talk by Carsten Wicke (Kolkata)