Íñigo Sánchez Fuarros

20140703IMG_5517_01Iñigo Sánchez Fuarros holds a PhD in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Barcelona. Since 2011 he is postdoctoral researcher in the Institute of Ethnomusicology at the New University of Lisbon. His community-based research focuses on music, migration and the city as well as on the anthropology of senses. He is the author of Cubaneando en Barcelona. Música, migración y experiencia urbana (CSIC, 2012) and has published in TRANS-Transcultural Music Review (he is currently its director), Western Folklore, Revista d’Etnologia de Catalunya. His contribution also includes Fiesta y ciudad: pluriculturalidad e integración (CSIC, 2008), Made in Spain. Studies in Popular Music (Routledge, 2013), andMusical Performance and the Changing City (Routledge, 2013). Sánchez-Fuarros has also taught in Popular Music Studies at the Faculty of Social & Human Sciencs, New University of Lisbon.

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Last publications (2015-2016).

Sánchez-Fuarros, I. (2017). “Mapping out the Sounds of Urban Transformation: The Renewal of Lisbon’s Mouraria Quarter”, in Christine Guillebaud (ed.). Toward an Anthropology of Ambient Sound. NY: Routledge. Anthropology series, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-13-880127-1 (forthcoming)

Sánchez-Fuarros, I. (2016). “Timba, rumba and the ‘appropriation from within'”. In, Studies in Latin American Music, edited by Javier León and Helena Simonett. Illinois: Univeristy of Illinois Press. ISBN: 978-0-252-08167-5.

Sánchez-Fuarros, I. (2016). “‘Ai, Mouraria!’ Music, Tourism, and Urban Renewal in a Historic Lisbon Neighbourhood1”. MUSICultures. 43(2), 2016. ISSN 1920-4221.

“De barrio maldito a destino “cool”. El papel de la música en la rehabilitación urbana de un barrio tradicional lisboeta: la Mouraria”. In/mediaciones de la Comunicación 10, 2015. ISSN:1510-5091

“A tematização sonora do lugar. Intervenções no espaço sonoro e requalificação urbana no bairro da Mouraria (Lisboa)”. Cahiers-CoST 4, 2015. ISSN: 979-10-95552-00-0.

Last Oral communications (2015-2016)

Sánchez-Fuarros, I. (2016). “Renovación urbana e iconoclasia: Buldóceres, memoria y culturas expresivas de resistencia en un barrio típico de Lisboa”. XIV Congreso SIBE-Sociedad de Etnomusicologia. UNED (Madrid), October, 19-22, 2016.

Soundtracking your flight: TAP Portugal’s in-flight music programming and the sensuous production of lusofonia”. Society for Ethnomusicology 60th Annual Meeting. University of Texas (Austin), December 3–6, 2015 [co-authored with Bart Vanspauwen].

“Streaming the lusophone space? An analysis of the in-flight music programming of TAP Portugal”. ‘Music and Mobilities’ A Study Day of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology and the Royal Musical Association. University of Oxford, 15 May 2015 [co-authored with Bart Vanspauwen].

De barrio maldito a destino “cool”. El papel de la música en la rehabilitación urbana de un barrio tradicional lisboeta: la Mouraria”. INCIPIT Research Seminars. Institute of Heritage Sciences (CSIC). Santiago de Compostela (Spain), March 24, 2015.

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