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Nightshift: Exploring Oxford’s Music Magazine

Posted: March 14th, 2018 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

The Oxford Brookes Popular Music Research Unit (PMRU) presents:

Nightshift: Exploring Oxford’s Music Magazine

Richard Hamilton Building, Headington Hill site
Oxford Brookes University
Tuesday 27 March 2018, 9.45am – 4.00pm

Oxford’s local music magazine, Nightshift, will be the subject of a full day of discussion at Brookes University on Tuesday 27 March, hosted by the Popular Music Research Unit.

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Reviews Editor for Journal of World Popular Music

Posted: January 12th, 2018 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

The editorial team of JWPM seeks to appoint a Reviews Editor for publications and other research-based outputs covering world popular music in all its forms and from a variety of academic and other perspectives.

The Reviews Editor is responsible for commissioning, developing and editing reviews of relevant books, special issues, magazines, CDs, websites, DVDs, online music releases, exhibitions, artwork, radio programs and world music festivals. JWPM aims to publish reviews which respond to the latest releases in the fields of popular music, ethnomusicology, anthropology, musicology, communication, media and cultural studies, sociology, geography, art and museum studies, and/or others.
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PhD Scholarships at the University of Glasgow

Posted: November 24th, 2017 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

Music at the University of Glasgow invites applications for AHRC/ College Scholarships for PhD study beginning in 2018.

The University of Glasgow is ranked in the World Top 70 universities for Arts & Humanities and is Scottish University of the Year 2018.

It is a member of the Scottish Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities (SGSAH), which has been awarded funds from the AHRC to support postgraduate scholarships and training in the Arts and Humanities in Scotland.

Full details of the scheme – including eligibility criteria – can be found at http://bit.ly/uofgahrc.

The deadline for applications is 15th December 2017. For further information, contact postgraduate convenor, Dr John Williamson ([email protected] ).

Past and Present: Local Music Making and the Politics of Popular Music

Posted: November 1st, 2017 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

27 January 2017, 11:00 – 16:30, The Red House (Old Town Hall), Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AE

Join us for a free one-day research and industry event marking the launch of a one-month exhibition celebrating the hidden history of popular music in Merthyr Tydfil, between 1955-1975. The event is organised by Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations at the University of South Wales. The event is free and lunch is provided, but must be pre booked via Eventbrite.

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Professorship for Popular Music Studies in Berlin, Germany

Posted: October 30th, 2017 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

Humboldt-University (Berlin, Germany) is looking for a professor for popular music studies:

Also, there is more information for international applicants, here: