February 13, 2024

AoM LS/MC 2024: Listening beyond Landscape

In the series of three public lectures, I will discuss both recent and ancient thinking about water and its relationship to landscape, cities and human life, focusing on my recent research along the Euphrates.
February 14, 2024

Call for Papers – AoM LS/MC 2024

We are happy to invite applications to the 4th edition of the Anthropology of Music Lecture Series and Master Class (AoM–LS/MC) at the Department of Anthropology and African Studies (ifeas), Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.
November 6, 2023

Professor Martin Stokes

Martin Stokes is King Edward Professor of Music at King's College London. He studied music and social anthropology at Oxford and taught at the Queen's University of Belfast (1989-1997), the University of Chicago (1997-2007) and Oxford University (2007-2012) before joining King's College London.
May 17, 2024

05.06.2024 – Concert: Ralah’ Trio (Madagascar)

On 5 June 2024, the AMA will host a concert by the Madagascan band "Ralah' Trio", a collaboration resulting from the AoM project "Improvising Culture. Jazz in Madagascar". For the first time in Germany, the Ralah' Trio will present their vision of Madagascar in the (music) world.
January 29, 2024

Globalwize Radioshow #441

Globalwize presents another end-of-the-week special on Greedio with the latest 'African Presence' broadcast by Weltbeat host/selector Jean Trouillet and his studio guests Hauke Dorsch (African Music Archive) and Bulgarian-German writer Ilija Trojanow.
December 7, 2023

18.01.2024 Denkpause! in der neuen AMA-Lounge

Seit Beginn des Wintersemesters 2023/24 ist sie da: die AMA-Lounge - direkt neben den neuen Räumlichkeiten in der Universitätsbibliothek. Am 18. Januar 2024 gibt AMA-Direktor Hauke Dorsch hier eine kleine Einführung im Rahmen der UB-"Denkpause": Die Kora - Musikinstrument der Griots Westafrikas.
November 6, 2023

10.11.2023 Vintage Soundsystem. Musik und Diskurs #4 mit Günter Gretz

In der Reihe "Musik und Diskurs" von Vintage Soundsystem unterhalten sich Hauke Dorsch (Archiv für die Musik Afrikas/Universität Mainz) und Jean Trouillet (African Presence/Radio X) mit Günter Gretz über ein bewegtes Leben an der Schnittstelle von kultureller und ästhetischer Vermittlung.
November 7, 2023

Globalwize Radioshow #434

For this latest instalment of the Globalwize radio show, duly titled "IslandBreeze", Kathrin Thomas takes us on a two-hour tour of the Indian Ocean, focussing on music from the islands of Mauritius, the Seychelles and the Comoros.