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Éamonn Costello – Bio

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Éamonn Costello is an Irish traditional musician and native Irish speaker from the Conamara Gaeltacht (Irish speaking district) in Co. Galway. His PhD, awarded in 2016 by the University of Limerick, is concerned with the relationship between the Oireachtas na Gaeilge festival and vernacular Irish language song; it is titled ‘Sean-nós singing and Oireachtas na […]

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Federico Spinetti – Bio

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  Dr Federico Spinetti is professor of ethnomusicology at the University of Cologne, Germany. His main research interests include music and politics, music and memory, auditory cultures and the built environment. His research to date has addressed the political economy of music in post-Soviet Central Asia, the music-architecture nexus in Iran and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and historic […]

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Marcello Sorce Keller – Bio

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Marcello Sorce Keller, originally a pop music arranger who later repented and became a music scholar, is the author of What Makes Music European (Scarecrow 2012) and, with Linda Barwick, of Italy in Australia’s Musical Landscapes (Lyrebrd 2012).

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Ciaran Ryan – Bio

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Ciarán Ryan is based in the mid-west of Ireland. He was awarded his PhD from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick in 2015 for his research on music fanzines from Ireland. Ciarán has lectured at Mary Immaculate College, NUI Galway, and University of Limerick

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Michalis Poupazis – Bio

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  Michalis Poupazis is a Part-time Lecturer in Ethnomusicology, the MA Ethnomusicology Programme Coordinator, and an Assistant Examiner at University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. He completed his PhD at UCC, under the supervision of Prof. Jonathan Stock. His doctoral thesis, entitled ‘Extending our senses: Music, nostalgia, space, artefact and the Mediterranean imaginary among the Greek- and Turkish-speaking Cypriot […]

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Helen O’Shea – Bio

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Helen O’Shea is the author of The Making of Irish Traditional Music (2008), a cultural history of Irish traditional music and its construction within nationalist discourses. Her research and teaching has spanned literature, social sciences, education and music in universities in Australia and Ireland. She is currently Honorary Research Fellow at the Melbourne Conservatorium of […]

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Helen Gubbins – Bio

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Helen Gubbins is a Ph.D. researcher in Ethnomusicology at The University of Sheffield, under the supervision of Dr. Simon Keegan-Phipps. Her current research continues her drive to investigate the mediation of music in radio broadcasting by exploring music programming in RTÉ radio c.1970-1994, and is fully funded by a University of Sheffield Doctoral Academy Scholarship. […]

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Ed Emery – Bio

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Ed Emery is a revolutionary activist, musicologist and archivist. His PhD research [pending] is on the Arabic and Hebrew muwashshah and zajal dance songs of al-Andalus, 1100-1300. He is a Research Associate at SOAS (Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies), and is the principal organiser of the “Maqam Project @ SOAS”, the “Kurdish Songbook Project”, […]

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