December 9, 2022

Psychedelic Fusions

The dissertation project is about the cultural and political history of popular protest music in Turkey. It specifically looks at the cultural and political conjunctures that emerged in certain periods (1960s-1980s) and, most importantly, at the events that lead to the re-emergence of Anatolian Rock music in Turkey since 2010.
January 1, 2019

Improvising Culture

Jazz in Madagascar - The project explores the importance of jazz in shaping Malagasy society. It takes a look at bands and musicians, historical and current stylistic developments, as well as characteristic performance venues and funding practices of Malagasy jazz.