Silvia Citro (2008) Researcher

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Silvia Citro is a researcher with CONICET (Argentina), and Associate Professor in the Department of Arts and Anthropology at the University of Buenos Aires. She also leads a group of graduate/postgraduate students and performers who research dances and body techniques from different performative traditions, using kinesthetic-participatory ethnography (www.antropologiadelcuerpo.com). She has written two books about aboriginal rituals and dances of the Argentine Chaco: Cuerpos Significantes. Travesías de una etnografía dialéctica (Biblos, 2009), and La Fiesta del 30 de Agosto entre los Mocovi de Santa Fe (Univ. Buenos Aires, 2007), in collaboration with indigenous authors. She received the Latin-American Musicology Award Samuel Claro Valdez for her study about Mocovi dances.