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Lecture by Daphne Tragaki: Soundscapes and Urban Space

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014, 15:00-18:00, Amphitheatre Dept. Arch, Volos, conference of Daphne Tragaki, in the framework of the course Audiovisual Representation and Image Processing Technologies

This presentation is an introduction to the study of Acoustic Ecology of the urban space and the main theoretical problematic and methodological orientations concerning the ethnography of sound.


Daphne Tragaki studied Ethnomusicology at Goldsmiths College (University of London) under the supervision of professor John Baily. Her Phd thesis on Rebetiko Worlds. Ethnomusicology and Ethnography in the City has been published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2006.

Research interests: ethnographic representation of music, in the music culture politics, in the ethnographic study of music and the music culture in the urban space. Since 2004, she teaches at the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology (IAKA) of the University of Thessaly. She has edited the collective volume Empire of Song. Europe and Nation in the Eurovision Song Contest (Scarecrow Press, 2013) and has the responsibility of editing Made in Greece. Studies in Greek Popular Music, to be published by Routledge.