The GRS Autumn Course 2021 event is organized by the Grieg Research School in Interdisciplinary Music Studies and will be hosted by The faculty of performing arts at The University of Stavanger.
Music: what’s it good for? Exploring the function of music in societal and cultural contexts
This Grieg research school research course will explore themes linked to correlations, connections, values and conflicts related to the function of music in society, we ask why we need music in our lives: what’s it good for?
We invite PhD candidates and researchers, practitioners, activists, politicians to join the debate. Invited speakers will represent a range of perspectives including musicians, those working in music and arts initiatives, cultural organisations and the academy.
Confirmed invited speakers
Dr Corey Mwamba Jazz Musician, Researcher, Arts Advocate, UK.
Dr Claire Ghetti, Associate Professor, Grieg Academy, University of Bergen
Prof. George McKay, University of East Anglia, UK.
General info and abstract submission form at the GRS official website here: https://www.uib.no/en/rs/grieg/