Dear Colleagues,

The Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM) of the ISHS organizes an annual lecture series entitled, “Current Debates in Ethnic and Migration Studies”. The first section of the series is dedicated to the topic of Music and Ethnic and Migration Studies, led by Marco Martiniello, Director of CEDEM. After a very successful first seminar, we would like to call your attention to our upcoming seminars:

Thursday 30 October 2014, 16h30-18h00, RICARDO
“Rap, identités et luttes sociales”
Avec les rappeurs Hexaler, Illicite (OHK), Mujahid (OHK), Pavé (Starflam)
Animé par Marco Martiniello

Thursday 6 November 2014, 16h30-18h00, RICARDO
“Music and cultural projects. The sense of doing music in a divided society”
Alessandro Mazzola (CEDEM-ULg)

Thursday 13 November 2014, 16h30-18h00, TRIFAC1
“Animation politique, ethnicité et musique populaire au Zaïre de Mobutu”
Bob White (Université de Montréal)

We invite you to join us! If you have any questions or would like more information please do not hesitate to contact us at or