Rodrigo Chocano

Rodrigo Chocano
Smithsonian Institution · Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Doctor of Philosophy

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This dissertation examines the ways neoliberal logics permeate local ideas about musical safeguarding as part of application processes in Peru to nominate expressive practices to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. In these collaborative e...
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Among the significant advances of the field of critical heritage studies, one area that remains underexplored is the practice of the state workers in charge of implementing intangible cultural heritage (ICH) actions. The government is often portrayed as a monolithic apparatus, clearly distinguishable from other collective actors such as UNESCO and...
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En el presente texto, Rodrigo Chocano nos ofrece una crónica/ensayo sobre las elecciones en Pakistán. En ese sentido, permite al lector acercarse a los contendientes, sus partidos y programas; ello incluye mostrar las dinámicas políticas dentro de este proceso electoral, así como los escándalos (de talante político y no político) que giran en torno...
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Policy and actions for the safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) are laced with politics of representation and meaning-making of expressive culture within and outside communities. This article explores how ICH experts, practitioners, activists, and other actors negotiate and re-construct ideas of racial identity and authenticity in one...
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Recent literature in the field of critical heritage studies focuses on the imperative/requirement of grassroots participation that the Intangible Heritage regime entails. I aim to build on and expand this debate through a case study of the participation practices of state officials, practitioners and cultural entrepreneurs in a music festival in Pe...
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Capítulo referente a Perú del libro "Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de los Afrodescendientes en América Latina," editado por CRESPIAL y CONACULTA en 2013.
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Artículo etnográfico sobre hatajos de negritos y pallitas en el distrito de El Carmen, provincia de Chincha, region Ica. Liner notes del documental “El Hatajo para el Niño: Hatajos de Negritos y Pallitas del Distrito de El Carmen”, editado por el Ministerio de Cultura de Perú en 2013.
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In this prologue we present the main theoretical concepts and research methods that guided our investigation on Creole popular music in Lima, Peru.

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Book about Peruvian vals criollo