The Digital Children’s Folksongs for Language and Cultural Learning (Folk DC) project is a European Union project designed to motivate young language learners to engage with language learning through using Folk songs, and activities around the songs.
Starting in fall 2012, the Musicology Department of the Georg August University Göttingen will offer a Master's program in Cultural Musicology. Enrolment for the academic year 2012/2013 is still possible.
The Fourth International Doctoral Workshop: Current Trends in Ethnomusicological Research was held from 27th to 30th June at the recently established the Center for World Music (CWM), University of Hildesheim, Ger
Bronwen Robertson has recently published her book, titled “Reverberations of Dissent: Identity and Expression in Iran's Illegal Music Scene” (2012, continuu
The BFE Student Prize is offered for the best student paper presented at the BFE annual conferences.
Sydney Hutchinson (Assistant Professor, Syracuse University) designed and taught a new summer course on Dominican music and ethnomusicology in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic from June 3-18, 2012. For two intensive weeks, ten U.S.
Our congratulations to Sue Miller who has recently been appointed as Senior Lecturer in Music at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. We wish her the best of luck for her start this September, as the head of the BA in Popular Music with a remit to cover the Popular Music of the World.
Staff and students in the Centre for Music Studies at City University London have been involved in a 6-month project with the Education and Community Department at the London Philharmonic Orchestra, aimed at introducing Iranian music, poetry and culture to primary school children.
Christine Dettmann, Senior Research Officer at the University of Essex, has recently published her book “Another face: Local Brazilian musicians in Lisbon” (title translated from German). Prof. Philip V.
Ananay Aguilar has been awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship to carry out an interdisciplinary project at the Faculty of Music of the University of Cambridge with the support of the Faculty of Law.