Welcome to our website, the online home of our Australian Research Council (ARC) funded project, Popular Music and Cultural Memory: localised popular music histories and their significance for national music industries. Visit our site regularly for updates on our research's progress, as well as links to our project's outcomes as they appear. Find out more about our project and its aims here.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Documentary memories

Over the course of this year, I've been watching a lot of television documentaries about popular music. TV docos are one medium that circulates stories about popular music to a wide audience. If you've ever watched any of them yourself, you'll know that they have a particular way of talking about the subject.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Seminar at Bifrost University

In August 2010, Sarah travelled to Europe for a six week fieldwork trip in Iceland and Austria, supported by an Australian Academy of the Humanities grant.  While she was there, she gave a paper at this symposium at Bifrost University, where she introduced the audience to our research project: