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Virtually everyone has listened to a popular song with its lyrics changed for comedic or dramatic effect. But a perhaps little-known fact of the Holocaust is that this type of parody was also a common practice in some of the most hellish places on Earth: concentration camps.
music as resistance, cagr, music, holocaust, research, center for advanced genocide research / Friday, September 4, 2015
Musician and music scholar Alexandra Birch will discuss the resistance demonstrated by one of the 20th century’s most renowned composers, Dmitri Shostakovich, in her presentation at the Music as Resistance to Genocide academic symposium.
music as resistance, cagr, symposium / Friday, September 18, 2015
Musicologist Janie Cole will discuss how “freedom songs” provided an oppressed community with political expression, resistance, therapy, identity, memory and resilience to confront potential violence and death.
cagr, music as resistance, south africa / Thursday, September 24, 2015
At the academic symposium, scholars will discuss how music was used as resistance in a number of conflicts around the world. Tina Frühauf will instead focus on the very definition of “resistance” itself.
music as resistance, cagr / Wednesday, September 30, 2015
One of Poland's most beloved films is a unique example of music uniting both Jews and gentiles in the immediate post-war period that would soon become very difficult to find anywhere else.
cagr, music as resistance, warsaw / Friday, October 2, 2015
When I commenced my PhD journey three years ago at Edge Hill University in northern England, I had little idea of where the journey would take me, both literally and figuratively.
music as resistance, research, Center for Advance Genocide Research, cagr, op-eds, cagr / Thursday, October 8, 2015
Sandya Maulana’s presentation at the symposium is a chance to discuss an issue from his native Indonesia that has yet to be discussed even in Indonesia itself.
cagr, music as resistance, indonesia / Thursday, October 8, 2015
"Singing in the Lion’s Mouth: Music as Resistance to Genocide" Conference Sparks Debate and Inspiration
The conference included a night of films, an academic symposium and a concert, all exploring music as it has been used as a form of resistance to genocides throughout history.
music as resistance, cagr / Thursday, October 15, 2015
Behind the Music: Matt Lawson Reflects on “Singing in the Lion’s Mouth: Music as Resistance to Genocide”
Musicologist Matt Lawson came to “Singing in the Lion’s Mouth: Music as Resistance to Genocide” conference hoping for feedback on one of his newest research ideas, and he wasn’t disappointed.
music as resistance, car / Friday, October 16, 2015