Symposia Organization and Presentations

2012a 54 ICA-54 International Congress of Americanists, Vienna 15th to 20th of July 2012. Convenor of the symposium (together with co-convenor Laura Teves, University of La Plata, Argentina): El uso del término "Capital Social" en la Antropología Social: Sus contextos, definiciones y aplicaciones en estudios recientes (The Use oft the Term "Social Capital" in Social Anthropology: Its Contexts, Definitions and Applications in Current Studies).
2012b 54 ICA-54 International Congress of Americanists, Vienna 15th to 20th of July 2012. Co-convenor of the symposium (together with convenor Soledad Hoces de la Guardia, Catholic University of Santiago de Chile/Chile): Los tejidos Americanos: Desafíos contemporáneos y aportes pluridisciplinarios en las investigaciones de la cultura material (American Textiles: Contemporary Challenges and Pluridisciplinary Contributions to the Investigation of Material Culture).
2012c
Textiles, Techné and Power in the Andes, Birkbeck/Great Britain, 15 th to 17 th of March 2012. Presentation of the paper and filmed material: Complejidad cultural e identidades complejas (Cultural Complexity and Complex Identities).
2010 LASA 2010-XXIX International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association: Crisis, Response, and Recovery, Toronto/Canada, 6th to 9th of October 2010. Co-Convenor of the symposium (together with convenor Dagoberto Flores, Instituto Internacional de Investigación para el Desarrollo, México): Cultura y crisis en la pobreza latinoamericana - presente y futuro (Culture and Crisis of Latin American Poverty - Presence and Future). Presentation of the paper: Jóvenes y modo de vida tradicional: ¿Estrategias locales para el bien vivir y la salida de la pobreza rural? (Young People and Traditional Lifestyle: Local Strategies for Prosperity and the Leaving of Rural Poverty).
2009 53 ICA-International Congress of Americanists, Mexico DF./Mexico 19th to 24th of July 2009. Convenor of the symposium (together with co-convenor Maya Lorena Pérez Ruíz, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Mexico DF.): Jóvenes y adultos jóvenes: Importantes actores sociales y factor clave en los grupos locales rurales y las metrópolis. Enfoques, métodos y nuevos conocimientos en los estudios sobre la juventud (Youth and Young Adults: Important Social Actors and Key Factor in Rural Local Groups and the Metropolis. Research Focuses, Methods and Recent Inquiries in Youth Studies). Presentation of the paper: Los jóvenes: Actores sociales, agencia e identidad colectiva (Young People: Social Actors, Agency and Collective Identity).
2007 IV Jornada de Textiles Precolombinos, Barcelone/Spain, 27th to 1st of December 2007. Presentation of the paper: Tejidos y arquitectura: Algunos aspectos de una relación firme (Textiles and Architecture: Some Aspects of a Solid Relationship).
2006 52 ICA-International Congress of Americanists, Seville/Spain, 15th to 21st of July 2006. Presentation of the paper: Rol y significado de los tejidos en las sociedades rurales andinas: Contextos socio-culturales, indicios de cambio y perspectiva actual (Role and Meaning of Textiles in Rural Andean Societies. Socio-Cultural Contexts, Evidence of Transformations and Current Perspectives).
2005 Applications of Social Network Analysis, Zurich/Switzerland, 20th to 21st of October 2005. Presentation of the paper (elaborated together with Laura Teves, University of La Plata/Argentina): Social Network Analysis in the Context of Andean Local Groups.
2004a 8th EASA Conference, Vienna/Austria, 8th to 12th of December 2004. Presentation of the paper: Public Images and History: Designing the Kallawaya.
2004b III Jornada de Textiles Precolombinos, Barcelone/Spain, 29th to 30th of November 2004. Presentation of the paper: La iconografía de las aves en el contexto textil: Aspectos históricos y actuales (The Iconography of Birds in Andean Context: Historical and Current Aspects).
2003a 51 ICA-International Congress of Americanists, Santiago de Chile/Chile, 14th 1o 19th of July 2003. Presentation of the paper: Prácticas manuales y elementos estructurales de los textiles Andinos. De la estructura a la técnica: La confección textil visto como un proceso cognitivo (Manual Practice and Structural Elements of Andean Textiles. From Structure to Technique: Textile Production Seen as a Cognitive Process).
2003b Primer Congreso Sudamericano de Historia, Sta. Cruz de La Sierra/Bolivia, 18th to 22nd of August 2003. Presentation of the paper: Identidad colectiva y sociedad andina –un acercamiento teórico al tema (Collective Identity and Andean Society -a Theoretical Approach to the Topic).
2003c Seminartagung der Schweizerischen Amerikanistengesellschaft, Bern/Switzerland, 14th to 15th of March 2003. Presentation of the paper: La formación de la identidad colectiva: El ejemplo de las sociedades andinas (The Formation of Collective Identity: The Example of the Andean Societies).
2001a X Congreso Internacional de Latinoamericanistas y Caribólogos, Moscow/Russia, 26th to 29 th of June 2001. Presentation of the paper: Conceptos indígenas de la formación territorial y etnopoliticos frente al Estado republicano-nacional (Indigenous Concepts of Territoriality and the Republican Nation State).
2001b Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde, Göttingen/Germany, 7th to 10th of October 2001. Presentation of the paper: Orientierung im Streifenraum -räumliche Konzepte auf textilem Grund (Orientation in the Striped Space –Concepts of Space on Textile Background).
2000 50 ICA-International Congress of Americanists, Varsow/Poland,  7 th to 15 th of July 2000. Presentation of the papers: La ecología de los valles interandinos de Charazani -pasado, presente y futuro (The Ecology of the Inter-Andean Valleys of Charazani –Past, Present and Future) and Sociedad Andina y Concepto de Tiempo (Andean Society and the Conception of Time).