The course shall, through the curriculum, presentations and teaching, provide an updated overview of ethnomusicology with main emphasis upon globalization questions and theory. Particular emphasis is placed upon globalization questions within popular music genres. Moreover, field work as an ethnomusicological method is addressed, theoretically as well as practically. Included here are questions of ethics and cultural understanding.
In connection with world music research, the PhD candidates will become familiar with relevant subjects discussions involving global perspectives by oral based music practices both in Europe and in non-European areas (for example Indonesia/Bali, Cuba, and Gambia. Examples of themes which are addressed:
Individual paper in which the candidate’s own thesis work is included to whichever extent this is relevant. The scope is a maximum of 10 pages with spacing, not including references and bibliography. The submitted paper will be assessed by the individual with course responsibility and an external examiner. If the paper is assessed as a fail, a reason for this will be provided, as well as advice with regard to making improvements, and a new submission deadline given.
Assessed with the grade: pass/fail
Faculty of Fine Arts