The Society for Ethnomusicology has awarded BFE member Frederick Moehn the Jaap Kunst Prize for his article "Music, Mixing, and Modernity in Rio de Janeiro," published in Ethnomusicology Forum in 2008 (vol. 17/2).
The Department of Music, University of Sheffield is delighted to welcome Dr Simon Keegan-Phipps to the lecturing staff on a two-year contract.
I have recently spent nine months in Mongolia conducting fieldwork for my PhD in ethnomusicology at Leeds University, supervised by Dr Kevin Dawe and Dr Judith Nordby, funded by the Leeds University Research Scholarship.
Barbara Alge, Junior Professor in Ethnomusicology at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock (Germany). Many congratulations!
Britta Sweers, Professor in Cultural Anthropology of Music at the University of Bern (Switzerland). Many congratulations!
In March 2009 I traveled to Embangweni, Malawi, where I acted as photographer, sound recorder/designer, and 2nd camera on the production of a documentary about health care and community.
Dr Richard Widdess (SOAS, Indian Music head) organised a centenary conference at the Department of Music , Cambridge to celebrate the lifetime achievements of the late Dr Lawrence Picken of Jesus College.
Sacred Knowledge: Schools or Revelation?
Juniper Hill accepted a position of Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at University College Cork, Ireland, starting in January 2009. Many Congratulations!