Universiteit Leiden

nl en


Crossroads of Healing Landscapes

Monday 21 January 2019
Van Steenis
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden

Contrasting colonial discourse with the cultural memory

On Monday the 21st of January a Symposium will be organised in honour of Jana Pesoutova's upcoming PhD defence!


14.00-14.15 Corinne Hofman – welcome and introduction

14.15-14.45 Jana Pesoutova Indigenous Ancestors and Healing Landscapes: Cultural Memory and Intercultural Communication in the Dominican Republic and Cuba

14.45-15.00 Discussion

15.00-15.15 coffee break

15.15-15.30 Genner Llanes Ortiz – Ancestral Landscapes of Tomorrow: CosMayapolitan Re-appropriations of Land and Knowledge

15.30-15.45 Jorge Ulloa Hung – Indigenous legacies in the Dominican Republic. A necessary reconsideration

15.45-16.00 Roberto Valcárcel Rojas – Between oblivion and persistence. People, landscapes, and indigenous heritage in the Caribbean and Cuba

16.00-16.15 Irvince AuguisteThe living legends of the Kalinago people

16.15-16.45 Discussion

This website uses cookies.  More information.