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.
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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.
Emma Brinkhurst has recently completed her PhD thesis, entitled “Music, Memory and Belonging: Oral Tradition and Archival Engagement Among the Somali Community of London’s King’s Cross”.
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.
Canadian ethnomusicologist, Michael Marcuzzi, died in September after a long battle with cancer.