Key findings from the two year AHRC funded research project, "Performing Englishness in New English Folk Music and Dance", undertaken by Dr Trish Winter and BFE member Dr Simon Keegan-Phipps at the University of Sunderland Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies, were presented on Tuesd
NAFCo’s festival is paralleled by an international conference that will bring together scholars and researchers to explore the ways in which local roots have been transformed through transnational routes in the context of countries and communities that border the North Atlantic.
Dr Frances Wilkins has recently finished his PhD at the Elphinstone Institute, University of
Aberdeen, under the supervision of Dr Ian Russell. The focus of the thesis was sacred
singing traditions of North-East Scotland. The dissertation was the culmination of a three
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.