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Dr Florian Scheding

Dr Florian Scheding

Dr Florian Scheding
BA(Hamburg), MMus(Lond.), PhD(Lond.)

Senior Lecturer in Music

Victoria Rooms,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1SA
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3314046

Research summary

I am a cultural historian of music and migration, especially the displacement of European musics and musicians caused by the catastrophes that characterise the 20th century.

My publications address migratory musics in all its forms. I am interested in historiographies of exile studies and have addressed the Jewish musical modernity, mobility, and migratory heterotopia. My work has been published in numerous edited collections, journals, encyclopedias, and elsewhere.

My most recent book, Musical Journeys: Performing Migration in 20th-century Music explores concepts of migratory musical culture and aesthetics and links these to wider socio-cultural backgrounds. Zooming in on specific migratory moments, I tackle themes ...

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I studied at the Universities of Hamburg and Salamanca, followed by postgraduate studies at Royal Holloway, University of London. In 2007 I was a post-doctoral fellow at Humboldt University Berlin. Before joining Bristol, I was Lecturer and Research Fellow at the University of Southampton. I serve on the AHRC Peer Review College and am the editor of the RMA Research Chronicle.

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