Music and Nationalism: ethno-symbolism and heritage
“Nationalism and ethno-symbolic analysis”
John Hutchinson (London School of Economics and Political Science) University of London, London, United Kingdom
John Hutchinson Emeritus Associate Professor of the London School of Economics and Political Sciences,of the University of London, Vice-President of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism he taught at Griffith University, Brisbane for many years. He undertook an undergraduate History degree at the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in Sociology at the LSE. He has authored and edited eleven books in the field of Nationalism, including The Dynamics of Cultural Nationalism (1987), Modern Nationalism (1994) and Nations as Zones of Conflict (2005) and Nationalism and War (2017), which was nominated for the ENMISA book prize and the Hedley Bull Book Prize in International Relations. He is currently Vice-President of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism and Co-Editor-in Chief of Nations and Nationalism. In addition, he sits on the advisory boards of the Institute for the Advancement of the Social Sciences, Boston University, and of the Study Platform on Interlocking Nationalisms, University of Amsterdam. He is working on a book, provisionally entitled 'The Herderian Explosion'.
Maria Espírito Santo, PhD Candidate in Ethnomusicology (Fado as national heritage)
Maria Espírito Santo, born and living in Lisbon, is Master in Ethnomusicology by the University of FCSH/NOVA (2016) with a dissertation devoted to the study of the relationship between music and identity, in a collective of bands that perform Balkan music in Lisbon. She is a PhD student in Ethnomusicology in the Department of Musical Sciences of the FCSH/NOVA with a research proposal dedicated to the study of fado and the political revolutions of the 20th century in Portugal, with a fellowship of the Doctoral Program “Music as Culture and Cognition”, supported by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. She plays saxofone and sings fado.