Transcultural Music Studies
Britta Sweers [+–]
University of Bern
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Simone Krüger Bridge [+–]
Liverpool John Moores University
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the social value of music participation in two comparative settings: Berta Rojas’ music project Jeporeka 2021 and 2022, and Liverpool Cathedral’s music outreach programme. Krüger Bridge is ceditor-in-chief of the Journal of World Popular Music, founding book series editor of Transcultural Music Studies (2015-2021), editorial board member for three academic journals, and has been co-editor of Ethnomusicology Forum (2010-2013), an Executive Committee member of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (2019-2021), and a committee member of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology (2008-2011).
Transcultural Music Studies publishes monographs and edited collections on contemporaneous explanations surrounding the nature of music and human beings in a (post-)global world. Books in this series encompass a comprehensively wide selection of subject matters alongside a shared interest in fieldwork—physical, virtual, historical—and its complex challenges and fascinations in a postcolonial age. Topics include music’s use in social, collective and psychological life; musical individuals; music in globalization and migration; music education; music, ethnicity and gender; and environmental issues. Please send book proposals and/or manuscripts to the series editors.
Founding Series Co-editor: Simone Krüger Bridge, Liverpool John Moores University