Eileen Hogan – ‘Corkonian exceptionalism’: Identity, authenticity and the emotional politics of place in a small city’s popular music scene

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About the Author:

Hogan PictureEileen Hogan is a Lecturer in Social Policy in the School of Applied Social Studies, University College Cork. She was awarded a PhD in 2015 from the Institute of Popular Music, University of Liverpool, for her thesis entitled ‘Music-making and Well-being: Identity, place and cultural policy’, which she completed under the supervision of Professor Sara Cohen and Dr Hae-kyung Um.  She has lived in Cork for twenty years, but originally hails from Limerick, and is therefore still considered a ‘blow-in’.