Stefanie Alisch recently completed a two-month stay in Lisbon where she undertook research into the local kuduro scene as part of her PhD project in musicology at the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS), Germany.
The Middle East and Central Asia Music Forum was established in 2007 to provide an opportunity for those researching the musics of the region. The Forum meets twice a year, usually in Senate House.
The legendary Eoan Group has performed opera, ballet and drama since the 1930s. It was the first amateur company in South Africa to perform dance, theatre and grand opera often to packed houses in Cape Town’s best concert halls.
Reel to Real is a project running at the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, designed to digitise and deliver the museum's unique ethnographic sound recordings.
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.