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In a nutshell Chiara Minestrelli launches her book on Indigenous Australian Hip-hop with music from Mau Power. Go on... Join author Chiara Minestrelli and Peter Kilroy from the Menzies centre at KCL for the launch of Chaira’s new book Australian Indigenous Hip-Hop. More than just a book launch – this early evening chat climaxes in a hip-hop performance from the amazing Mau Power! What to Expect Book launch, conversation, and performance from Mau Power Who's Involved Chiara Minestrelli Chiara Minestrelli holds a PhD in Australian Indigenous studies from Monash University (2015). Adopting an interdisciplinary perspective, her book examines identity, culture and politics in ‘Australian Indigenous Hip Hop’. Peter Kilroy Peter joined King’s as a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in September 2014, based at the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies and the Department of Film Studies. He holds PhD and MA degrees in Cultural Studies from the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds, and a BA (hons.) in Anthropology and Cultural Studies from the Schools of Anthropology and Politics at Queen’s University Belfast. Peter has taught extensively in Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Studies and the Anthropology of Art. He is also a former editor of parallax and Ex Plus Ultra journals. Mau Power Mau Power is a lyrical storyteller from Thursday Island in the Torres Straits. For many years he has been guided by two cultures, Indigenous culture and Hip Hop culture. “The only way for me to tell the story of how these cultures entwine and connect is for me to tell my own story.” The result is Mau Power’s new album The Show Will Go On. The Show Will Go On is an autobiographical album taking us on a journey through the pinnacles of Mau Power’s life. Why does Rich Mix matter? 'Rich Mix provides the perfect setting to embrace and welcome these world-class speakers into the heart of London’s cultural life.' Find out more @BorderCrossings / /border.crossings Things you should know For ages