Previous AoM-LS/MC


AoM-LS/MC 2019
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 […]
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.
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 […]

AoM-LS/MC 2018
August 21, 2020

Valuing Music, Prof. Timothy Taylor, UCLA

Questions of value have concerned anthropologists for generations. However, only recently there have been […]
August 21, 2020

Lecture 1: Capitalist and Paracapitalist Value of Cultural Goods

Anthropology of Music Lecture Series 2018 Valuing Music  Prof. Timothy Taylor, UCLA It is […]
August 21, 2020

Lecture 2: Musical Performance as a Medium of Value

Anthropology of Music Lecture Series 2018 Valuing Music  Prof. Timothy Taylor, UCLA This lecture […]