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Doctoral Seminar

 
Music and Nationalism Today
 
 
 Norse mythology in popular music and culture | Florian Heesch
 
 
May 06th, 2019 | 16:00 - 18:00 | NOVA - FCSH | ID Building | Room 1.05
 
 
 
Abstract
Florian Heesch, Universitat professor (Populäre Musik und Gender Studies)
Department Kunst und Musik, Fakultät II: Bildung - Architektur - Künste, Universität Siegen
Florian Heesch is a musicologist who holds a PhD from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is professor of Popular Music and Gender Studies at the University of Siegen, Germany. His main fields of research include music and religion/mythology, music and gender, rock music cultures, and learning popular music. Among his publications are the edited volumes Heavy Metal, Gender and Sexuality (with Niall Scott, 2016) and „Sang an Aegir": Nordische Mythen um 1900 (with Katja Schulz, 2009).

Introduced by
Giordano Calvi, PhD Candidate in Ethnomusicology (Black metal and extreme emotions)
Giordano Calvi, born in Bergamo (Italy), and living between Lisbon and Koln, for academic and fieldwork purposes is Master in Musicology by the Department of Musicology and Cultural Heritage of Cremona (2015) with a dissertation devoted to the study of music and politics. He is a PhD student in Ethnomusicology in the Department of Musical Sciences of the FCSH/NOVA with a research proposal dedicated to the study of extreme emotions in the black metal in Portugal, with a fellowship of the Doctoral Program "Music as Culture and Cognition". He plays trumpet in several wind bands and in a klezmer band, the Volks Populi.