Dr Stephen Cottrell will be moving from Goldsmiths to City University in October, where he will take up a position as Professor of Music and Head of the new department of Cultural Practice and Enterprise, which includes Music.
Martin Clayton, Laura Leante and Simone Tarsitani will all be moving to Durham University from the Open University in October 2010.
By Muriel Swijghuisen Reigersberg
Saida Daukeyeva completed a doctoral dissertation on "Dombra Performance, Meaning and Memory among Mongolian Kazakhs" at SOAS and success fully passed the viva in July. Many congratulations!
By Johan Palme, University of Stockholm
The BFE has learnt that, with great sadness, the ethnomusicology programme is no longer on the curriculum at Birmingham University. The cut was made despite protests and arguments in favour of continuation from past and present Birmingham students.
The BFE is delighted to announce that Steven Cottrell (currently Goldsmiths College, London) will join City University in the autumn as Professor of Music. Many congratulations!
Oxford University Press has just published a new book by BFE member David R. M.
A significant collection of field recordings made by anthropologists Brian Moser and Donald Tayler in Colombia in 1960-61 has been added to the British Library’s Archival Sound Recordings website.