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These days the Sound Studies Lab is working on some models regarding a cultural theory of sound design. In order to falsify or to confirm some of our assumptions and insights we …Continue reading

The symposion here in Copenhagen on October 6 is only a few days away – and thanks to MIT-Press, the publisher of “Sound as Popular Culture”, we are now happy to have …Continue reading

audio papers

Kristine Samson und Sanne Krogh Grogh propose a new academic format: The Audio Paper. In a manifesto just published days ago in Seismograf they propose this format as appropriate for academic presentations. …Continue reading

What is a soundwalk? After reading the seminal text Soundwalking by Hildegard Westerkamp from 1974 students and interested walkers are asking time and time again: What do you do actually do on …Continue reading


Last week I had the honour of partaking in a rather special dinner: a silent dinner. The artist Nina Backman had invited 27 guests to one of her famous Silence Meals – …Continue reading


In 2013 the first international conference of the European Sound Studies Association chose the topic Functional Sounds: Auditory Culture and Sound Concepts in Everyday Life. A selection of the most outstanding and …Continue reading

Christiane Brosius - Der Kabelrollentisch (2. Februar 2014)

What happened to the so-called “Third Spaces”? When was the last time you indulged in an experience of a “Heterotopia”? How can we grasp the fabric of “Non-Places”, or “In-Between Places”? A …Continue reading


On October 6, 2016, the international research network Sound in Media Culture gathers for the last time – to celebrate with you the launch of the MIT-Press-volume Sound as Popular Culture. In …Continue reading

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Earlier this year the final publication of the international network Sound in Media Culture was published by MIT-Press. In 39 articles by 29 scholars the broad field of sound studies is being …Continue reading