Dr Alexander Knapp, Research Associate (formerly Joe Loss Lecturer in Jewish Music) in the SOAS Music Department, has recently published an article on early intercultural Judeo-Christian syncretism in music.
We are pleased to announce that Nomi Dave has received a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor at Duke University, starting August 2012, and will then move on to the University of Virginia in August 2013, where she will take up her new role as Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology
Tom Wagner, a PhD candidate at Royal Holloway, University of London, has recently co-authored an article with Tanya Riches of Fuller Seminary on the co-evolution of music and branding.
The first Kuduro International Conference was held in Luanda (Angola) at the Nacional Cine-Teatro from 23 - 25 May 2012.
We are pleased to announce that Hettie Malcomson who completed her PhD at the University of Cambridge has been appointed Lecturer in Music at the University of Southampton. Earlier this year she was temporary Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at the University of Manchester.
Danzas de la provincia Huelva
We are pleased to announce the publication of the new book Contemporary Carioca: Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Scene (Duke University Press) by Frederick Moehn.
Gordon Ramsey of Queen's University, Belfast has recently published his book 'Music, Emotion and Identity in
Jonathan Stock has moved from the University of Sheffield (via a one-year posting in Sydney) to a permanent position as Professor of Music and Head of Department at University College Cork, Ireland. Congratulations, Jonathan!
Congratulations to David Kaminsky whose article, “Gender and Sexuality in the Polska: Swedish Couple Dancing and the Challenge of Egalitarian Flirtation” in Ethnomusicology Forum 20(2), August 2011, pp. 123–52 has been given the Marcia Herndon award for 2012 by the Society for Ethnomusicology.