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ANCLAS Public Lecture: Masks, Fantasy and Reality: Reflections on the Zapatista Movement

By anclas - 21 March 2012 0

Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies presents:

“Masks, Fantasy and
Reality: Reflections on the Zapatista Movement”

Public Lecture by Dr Daniela di Piramo

6:30pm Thursday 26 April

Haydon-Allen Lecture Theatre (The Tank), ANU


Daniela di Piramo is a researcher for the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University, Brisbane. Her special areas of research include charismatic authority, populism and political change in the Latin American context, with a special interest in Subcomandante Marcos and the Zapatista Movement. Her book on this topic published by Lynn Rienner in 2010 was entitled Political Leadership in Zapatista Mexico: Marcos, Celebrity, and Charismatic Authority. She is currently working on various papers that investigate Hugo Chávez’s brand of populism, the role of intellectuals in revolutions, and the use of historical figures by populist leaders.

The lecture will be followed by light food and beverages. Free and open to the public, no RSVP required.

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