Composer-performer Rob Thorne, M.A, (Ngāti Tumutumu) will give a sonic performance as part of the ASAA/NZ 2018 Conference. Entitled “Improvisation as the Fundamental Phenomenon of Life,” the performance will be at 10am on Thursday 6 December at Massey University’s Wellington campus.
The second instalment of our new series, Graduate Stories, features PhD researcher Sebastian J. Lowe. In this series we showcase some of the outstanding graduate researchers working in various anthropology departments, or on anthropological topics, around Aotearoa New Zealand.
In this edition of '10 questions with ...' we spoke with Hayley Aikman, who is currently studying towards an Honours degree in Cultural Anthropology at Victoria University of Wellington.
A symposium on practice-based research on music around the world will be held in Aarhus on 1-2 June 2017.
Dr Lorena Gibson is one of the 2016 recipients of a prestigious Marsden Fast-Start Award. Her project, East Side Orchestras: Music, Poverty, and Social Change, explores the social impacts of three charitable organisations that provide free music education programmes inspired by El Sistema, one of the world’s most successful movements for musical and social development, in low decile schools in urban Wellington.
Silence, sound, medical science, and Orange is the New Black. This week's digest looks at solidarity, war, spectrums, and understanding - showing the ‘good’ and ‘bad’ sides of humanity and popular culture.