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.
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.