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Department of Music

Mr Carlos Chirinos

BA & MA Social Anthropology (Venezuela); MMus Ethnomusicology (SOAS)

Overview

Carlos Chirinos
Department of Development Studies

Senior Teaching Fellow

Department of Music

Director, SOAS Radio

Name:
Mr Carlos Chirinos
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4984
Fax:
020 7898 4699
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
545
On Sabbatical:
On leave for academic year 2013-2014
Website:
http://www.soasradio.org

Biography

Carlos is the Director and Commissioning Editor of SOAS Radio. He has taught at City University, London and has delivered lectures and training programmes on Communication for Development in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Tunis, and guest lectures for the Ministry of Youth in Oman and New York University in London. He has done consultancy work on Community Media and Communications for Forest Peoples in the Republic of Congo, Maasai Pastoralist Communities in Tanzania, Indigenous Communities in the Venezuelan Amazon and other projects supported by the World Bank, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and the BBC Media Action.

He teaches the courses ‘Development Communication’ in the Development Studies Department, and ‘Presenting World Music on Radio’ in the Music Department and was awarded the SOAS Director’s Teaching Prize in 2009.

Carlos is a Trustee of International Development Organisation EveryChild.

Interests/Disciplines

Development Communication, Creative Industries, Radio, Music, Development Studies, Social Anthropology.

Affiliations

Department of Development Studies, SOAS.

Teaching

Courses Taught

Research

Creative Industries in developing countries, particularly radio and music, and the use of media in international development. African Diaspora in the Americas. East Africa.

Expertise

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Experience

Music business. Community radio in Africa and the UK. Digital content planning, commissioning, production and distribution. Has worked in Venezuela, Colombia, Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Tanzania and the USA.

Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • South America
Country Expertise
  • Venezuela
Languages
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Publications