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Contacts, Collisions, Conjunctions at Hong Kong University

Last week, new research from the Marie Curie-funded 'Music, Technologies, and Modern Selfhood' project was presented at the HKU Society of Fellows conference 'Contacts, Collisions, Conjunctions' by Emily MacGregor: I was thrilled to present at the inaugural conference of the Hong Kong University Society of Fellows in the Humanities. The paper, titled 'A Train Ride through Kurt Weill's… Continue reading Contacts, Collisions, Conjunctions at Hong Kong University

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Two new research blog contributions

Sonic Circulations is excited to announce two new posts on the research blog, Against the Linear Temporality of Technophilia and Techno-nationalism, by Laurie Lee (Harvard); and Struck History: Industrialization & Magnetic Sound Recording, by Joseph Pfender (NYU). Both writers reflect on critical and theoretical challenges that arise as their work in music studies intersects with ideologies of science and… Continue reading Two new research blog contributions

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Research Students’ Blog Launch…

The Sonic Circulations Research Students' Blog is now live, launched with a post from Alexander Cowan on his research on music in the American eugenics movement. The blog provides a space for a conversation between scholars doing the newest research where musical and scientific/technological discourses intersect. In particular, posts are welcomed that examine methodological and ethical problems such… Continue reading Research Students’ Blog Launch…

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Welcome…

to the new Sonic Circulations research network website. The latest network news and announcements will be published here. Sonic Circulations is a hub for scholarship exploring the relationships and tensions between musical, scientific, and cultural discourses in the global contexts of the first half of the twentieth century. The network is supported by an EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action… Continue reading Welcome…