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Department of Music

Music Department Public Seminars

Previous Events in this series

'One night on earth' the kora and the guitar

Derek Gripper

18 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Film: Two films on Central Asian music

Dr Razia Sultanova, Director of the Centre for Central Asian music at the Cambridge Central Asia Forum, University of Cambridge

4 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

The influence of modern tendencies on the musical heritage in rural areas in Republic of Macedonia

Professor Aida Islam (Faculty of Pedagogy “Sc. Kliment Ohridski” University Sc. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje) and Dr Stefanija Zelenkovska (Faculty of Music, University “Goce Delcev” Stip)

4 February 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

SORIANA Musical Residency

Basel Rajoub & Andrea Piccioni
Soriana: Contemporary Music from the Orient.
A musical residency with musicians from the 'Soriana' Ensemble: 29 Jan - 01 Feb 2014 

28 January 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 2:00 PM

The musicology of record production

Dr Simon Zagorski-Thomas, Reader in Music, London College of Music

14 January 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Film: ‘Music of the Uzbeks of Northern Afghanistan’

Dr Razia Sultanova, Director of the Centre for Central Asian music at the Cambridge Central Asia Forum, University of Cambridge.

3 December 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

(title tbc)

Dr Matthew Gillan, Department of Art and Music, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan

19 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

‘Social and cultural influences on individual creativity: an ethnographic comparison of South Africa, Finland, and the US’

Dr Juniper Hill, Darwin College, Cambridge

29 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Intercultural composition (title tbc)

Dr Francis Silkstone, AHRC Fellow, Goldsmiths

15 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Hybridity and fusion in a Java-Japan dance experiment

Dr Felicia Hughes-Freeland Research Associate, Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, SOAS

12 March 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Musical instrument making and sustainability Studies

Professor Dawe, Professor of Ethnomusicology at the School of Music, University of Leeds.

5 March 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Oral tradition and archival engagement among the Somali diaspora in London

Dr Emma Brinkhurst

19 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Song collecting in Great Britain

Sam Lee

5 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

The art of using African field recordings

Stipendiary Lecturer in Music, St John's College, University of Oxford Ethnomusicologist and Researcher at the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

4 December 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

El Sistema

Dr Geoff Baker, Research Associate, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford Reader in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Department of Music, Royal Holloway, University of London

20 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

We'll eat your food but we won't vote for you - music, patronage, and the electoral cycle in Kinshasa

Dr Joe Trapido (British Academy Post Doctoral Fellow department of Anthropology and Sociology SOAS)

30 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Valha meu deus’ – songs of freedom and protection

Dr Zoe Marriage, SOAS, Department of Development Studies

16 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Growing into Music: II

Dr. Lucy Durán

7 December 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Music and Censorship: Who calls the tune?

Khyam Allami

3 December 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G2, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Growing into Music: I

Dr. Nicolas Magriel

23 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Performance as research: re-approaching Cypriot folksongs

Dr. Nicoletta Demetriou, with Khyam Allami

16 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

How French is frenkçin? The origins of an Ottoman rhythmic cycle

Prof. Owen Wright

2 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Sounding the city: listening to the Old City of Jerusalem

Dr. Abigail Wood

19 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Musical Nationalism and Nepal's Maoist Movement

Dr. Anna Stirr (Postdoctoral Fellow, Oxford University)

9 February 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

A lecture-demonstration on Azerbaijani Mugham

Jeffrey Werbock (Founding Member of the Mugham Society of America)

26 January 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr Barley Norton (Music Department, Goldsmiths College) Screening of his new film 'Hanoi Eclipse: The Music of Dai Lam Linh'

Dr Barley Norton (Music Department, Goldsmiths College)
Dr Barley Norton (Music Department, Goldsmiths College) Screening of his new film, "Hanoi Eclipse: The Music of Dai Lam Linh" (56 minutes) followed by Q&A.

15 December 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

An ethnomusicological study of zikri rituals in Harar, Ethiopia

Dr. Simone Tarsitani (Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Music, Open University)

1 December 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

TBA

Peter Cusack (Senior Lecturer, Sound Arts & Design, London College of Communication

17 November 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Berlin-Frankfurt-Istanbul: Turkish Hip-Hop in Motion

Dr. Tom Solomon (Associate Professor in the Grieg Academy, Department of Music, University of Bergen, Norway

3 November 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Bongolinj-bongolinj and its children: Collaborative research in the Language, Music and History of a Song Series from NW Arnhem Land

Emeritus Professor Allan Marett (University of Sydney) and Associate Professor Linda Barwick (University of Sydney)
Seminar co-hosted by the Endangered Languages Academic Programme

20 October 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM