We are interested in the ways in which music has contributed to local, national and international political change, and shaped individual identities. Areas of particular interest include:
- music and conflict
- music and minorities
- composer identity
- music and social mobility
- music and democracy
- music and socialism
- ethnicity and nationality
Projects and activities
Composer Biography: Narrative, Identity and Reception (Joanne Cormac) Leverhulme-funded project
French Opera and the Revolutionary Sublime (Sarah Hibberd), AHRC- funded project
Sounding Ethnicity, symposium (Nottingham, 30 April 2016)
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) PhD funding for UK/EU students
The University of Nottingham is the lead institution for the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership.
M3C DTP is a collaboration between the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, De Montfort, Birmingham and Birmingham City. The DTP provides UK/EU research candidates with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate, subject-specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.
In 2017 M3CDTP is awarding up to 87 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships.
University of Nottingham supervision areas, and how to apply for M3C funding