SOAS University of London

Department of Music, School of Arts

South Asia Music and Dance Forum PhD Workshop


Date: 23 May 2022Time: 1:45 PM

Finishes: 23 May 2022Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: G52

Type of Event: Workshop

13:45 - Welcome and Opening Remarks

14:00 - Tom Peterson (SOAS)
Kavi and its sonic refusal to conform

14:30 - Rhys Thomas Sparey (KCL)
Sensing Shi’ism Online: The Intersensoriality of nauḥah Recitation Videos on YouTube.

15:00 - Thomas Graves (Durham)
Measuring Subjective Feeling in Qawwālī: Adapting a GEMS Approach to a Spiritual Context.

15:30 - Tea Break

16:00 - Shreya Ila Anasuya (KCL)
Singer, Nayika, Ustad: the Hereditary Woman Performer as Musical Mentor.

16:30 -  Pete Yelding (Bath Spa)
Translating right hand bols of compositions belonging to the Lucknow Shahjahanpur Gharana from sitar to cello.

17:00 Discussion and Drinks