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February 7: Postcolonial musicology

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Starting the new semester with two texts on postcolonial musicology, in which one of the texts will deal exhaustively with microtonality in Indian music. A subject on which the author and reading group participant Wim van der Meer is the definite authority.

Place Oude Manhuis Poort room A203
Time 1500 – 1800h

Tom Solomon: Where is the postcolonial in musicology
in: Solomon, Thomas, Sylvia S. A. Nannyonga-Tamusuza, eds. Ethnomusicology in East Africa : perspectives from Uganda and beyond. 2012. Kampala: Fountain Publishers.

Wim van der Meer: Postcolonial musicology
in: Astraukas, Rimantas, ed. Traditional Music and Research in the Baltic Area: New Approaches in Ethnomusicology. 2005. Vilnius: Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Department of Ethnomusicology.

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