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Professor Philip Bohlman FBA

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About this Fellow

Ethnomusicology: music as an agent of change in culture and modern history; music and religion and race; music in European Judaism and Islam.

Website: http://music.uchicago.edu/page/philip-v-bohlman

Appointments

Current post

  • Mary Werkman Distinguished Service Professor of the Humanities and of Music, The University of Chicago

Past Appointments

  • Vising Professor of Music, Newcastle University, 2002 - 2006
  • Gastprofessor, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, University of Berlin, 2005
  • Visiting Distinguished Professor of Ethnomusicology and Ritual Studies, Yale University, 2006
  • MacMurray College, Jacksonville, Illinois, USA, Other Foreign Institutions, 1982 - 1984
  • Mary Werkman Distinguished Service Professor of the Humanities and of Music, The University of Chicago, 1987

Publications

World Music: A Very Short Introduction 2002

Jüdische Volksmusik - Eine Mitteleuropäische Geistesgeschichte 2005

Jewish Music and Modernity 2008

Other History of Art and Music Fellows

Professor John Butt

Music History USA, Canada and/or Mexico Resident in California for 9 years Central Europe Much work on German musical culture

Professor Lisa Tickner

History of British art in the late 19th and 20th centuries, including the imagery of the suffrage campaign, early 20th-century British modernism, art education, and the London art world in the 1960s.