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Die Bierdusche des Klangs

at Freie Universität Berlin
on 30th Sep 2016 - 12:15
by Holger Schulze

Walking & Sound

at University of Copenhagen
on 4th Oct 2016 - 15:15
by Holger Schulze

Sound as Popular Culture

at University of Copenhagen
on 6th Oct 2016 - 09:00
by Holger Schulze

Walking & Sound

at University of Copenhagen
on 11th Oct 2016 - 15:15
by Holger Schulze

Walking & Sound

at University of Copenhagen
on 18th Oct 2016 - 15:15
by Holger Schulze

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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

(Danish translation by Steffen Krejberg Knudsen: Støj er nydelse. Støjens antropologi, in: Kulturo 22 (2016) No. 41, Støj, p. 10-18) I. SILENCE IS HORROR Have you ever experienced total and radical silence? …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

Poster Sound_as_popular_culture

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

Pre-Acoustic Sound Studies 2016

The field of sound studies often gets restricted to sound practices, listening experiences and auditory dispositives after the advent of modern acoustics, established as an academic subdisciplin of physics in the 19th …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

rfss20.v011.i01.coverAnthropology of Sound - TS&S 11 (2016) 1

Everybody’s a different kind of alien. In these small words, found on some recent evening in an online conversation with some good overseas friend, the main issues of this small anthology are …Continue reading

(in einer redigierten Version erschienen in: Neue Zeitschrift für Musik 177 (2016), H. 2, S. 42) Musikhören ist apparatische Aktivität eines geschulten Körpers. Die Apparate bestehen aus Instrumenten und Aufführungsorten, Konzertsälen und …Continue reading