KISMIF Conference

Keynote Speakers Arquivos | KISMIF Conference

George McKay

  George McKay is Professor of Media Studies at the University of East Anglia in Norwich. Prior to this, he was Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Salford (2005-2014); previously he held a […]

Apr, 30

Sara Cohen

  Sara Cohen is a Professor at the University of Liverpool where she holds the James and Constance Alsop Chair in Music and is Director of the Institute of Popular Music. She has a DPhil […]

Apr, 27

Paula Guerra

  Paula Guerra is convenor of KISMIF Conference. She is Professor of Sociology at Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto (FLUP, Portugal), and senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology of […]

Apr, 21

Carles Feixa

  Carles Feixa is Professor of social anthropology at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona). He has a PhD from the University of Barcelona and an Honoris Causa from the University of Manizales (Colombia). Former professor at the University of Lleida, he has been visiting scholar in Rome, Mexico City, Paris, Berkeley, Buenos Aires, Santiago […]

Mar, 29

Andy Bennett

  Andy Bennett is Convenor of KISMIF Conference. He is Professor of Cultural Sociology at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia. Prior to his appointment at Griffith, he held posts at Brock University (Canada) and the […]

Mar, 03

Ana da Silva and Gina Birch (The Raincoats)

  “Within a minute, they seem to have trashed every female stereotype in rock and roll… I was amazed” Griel Marcus, ‘Rolling Stone’ 1980. The Raincoats, seminal post-punk band, ‘godmothers of grunge’ and inspiration to […]

Mar, 02

Lucy O’Brien

  Lucy O’Brien is the author of She Bop: The Definitive History of Women in Popular Music (now in its 3rd edition), Madonna: Like An Icon (translated into 13 languages, with a third edition due […]

Feb, 15

Anthony Fung

  Anthony Y.H. Fung is Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also a Professor in the School of Art and Communication under The Recruitment […]

Feb, 10

Rosa Reitsamer

  Rosa Reitsamer, sociologist, Assistant Professor at the Department of Music Sociology at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria. Since more than twenty years, she has been involved in numerous feminist-queer and anti-racist […]

Feb, 08

John Robb

  John Robb was formed by punk and post punk but in his own unique style. He formed acclaimed and influential UK post punk band the Membranes who reformed recently and whose Dark Matter/Dark Energy […]

Feb, 08

Helen Reddington

  Helen Reddington played bass in punk bands in Brighton in the 1970s, before forming the bands The Chefs and later, Helen and the Horns, both of whom recorded several sessions for Radio 1’s John […]

Feb, 08

Michael B. MacDonald

Michael B. MacDonald is a filmmaker, ethnomusicologist, and associate professor of music in the faculty of Fine Arts and Communications at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  His research focuses on youth and community studies, […]

Jan, 29

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