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Centre of African Studies

Music

Dr Lucy Duran
Lecturer in African Music, SOAS, ld@soas.ac.uk

  • Music in the Mande cultural world;
  • popular music in Africa and its Caribbean connections; 
  • Afro- Cuban music;
  • West Africa, Gambia, Mali, Senegal, Latin Caribbean, Cuba


Dr Angela Impey
Lecturer in Ethnomusicology, SOAS, ai6@soas.ac.uk

  • The role of music/performance as oral testimony;
  • historical text and political agency in contexts where poverty, spatial rupture and other forms of socio-economic exclusion refelct a more complex legacy of hegemony;
  • Southern Africa (South Africa/Mozambique), Sudan, Ethiopia