February 21, 2022

An ethical analysis of sound, Prof. Louise Meintjes

The relationship between aesthetics and politics, art and activism and even performance, oppression and […]
December 20, 2021

Attending to the Moment, 3rd AoM-LS/MC in 2022

‘Attending to the Moment: Aesthetics, Politics, Sound’ with Louise Meintjes After a COVID-induced break, we […]
June 20, 2022

Lecture 1: Attending to the Moment: Artistry and Politics in Zulu Song and Dance

Anthropology of Music Lecture Series 2022 Prof. Louise Meintjes, Duke University (USA) Drawing on […]
June 20, 2022

Lecture 2: Multimodality in Music Ethnography

Anthropology of Music Lecture Series 2022 Prof. Louise Meintjes, Duke University (USA) A collaborative […]
June 20, 2022

Lecture 3: The Bellow of the Sacrificial Ox: Sound in precarious times

Anthropology of Music Lecture Series 2022 Prof. Louise Meintjes, Duke University (USA) I explore […]
February 15, 2022

African Music and Politics, University of Siegen

How does popular music negotiate the legitimacy of political violence, and how do political actors refer to violence in musical practices? South Africa’s historical struggle against Apartheid and its manifold popular music scene make it a suitable case through which the project explores how musicians, politicians, activists, and other actors address and utilize political violence in and through popular music.
February 23, 2021

Da spielt die Musik!

Tonträger im allgemeinen, aber besonders die frühen Formate, also v.a. Schellackplatten, vermitteln einen Einblick in den Musikkonsum in afrikanischen Ländern während der jeweiligen historischen Epochen, über den nur wenige alltagshistorische Studien vorliegen.
December 18, 2020

Abstracts of our Participants

Here you can find some of the extended abstracts of our participants [...]