Charlotte’s PhD research project at SOAS University of London is titled ‘Sounding First Nations Storytelling in Sydney, Australia’ for which she was awarded a Bloomsbury Colleges PhD Studentship.
In this research, she scrutinises how music and sound reclaim Indigenous spaces in Sydney. Key concepts in this project are soundwalks, urban Indigeneity, hip-hop, content refusal, and environmentalism.
As part of this research project, Charlotte initiated the podcast ‘Movements & Sounds’ (www.movementsandsounds.com), which received a Santander Enterprise Seed Fund grant. She is also Associate Editor of Rising Voices in Ethnomusicology (formerly SEM Student News). She holds a BA in Musicology, an MA in Music Studies, and an rMA in Art Studies from the University of Amsterdam.
Charlotte’s research interests are decolonisation, ethnomusicology, Indigenous studies, environmentalism, and non-human agency.