Category: Member’s Bios

Éamonn Costello

Institution Affiliation: University of Limerick 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 […]

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Katerina García

Katerina García is a Hispanist, with special interest in Judeo-Spanish linguistics, literature and culture. She lectures in the Department of Hispanic Studies, Trinity College Dublin. In addition, she is an active singer, and performs regularly with musicians and bands across musical genres both in Ireland and the Czech Republic. Her latest released album, Kon Sira: Songs […]

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János Sipos

János Sipos is senior research fellow of the Institute for Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts. From 1987 he has been spending some 100 months in areas inhabited by different Turkic people and collected more then 10.000 songs among Turkic-speaking people and published several books and […]

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Ed Emery

Institution Affiliation: Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies Email 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 […]

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