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Anja Brunner (born 1980 in Austria) studied Musicology, Cultural Anthropology and German literature at the University of Vienna (Austria). Specializing on ethnomusicology, she completed her master studies with a thesis on the emergence of Mbalax as popular music in Senegal, based on research done in Dakar, Senegal in 2004 and 2005 (published 2010). From 2009 to 2010, she worked in a research project on Balkan music in Austria at the research institute mediacult. Since 2010, she has been employed as university assistant at the Institute of Musicology, University of Vienna (Austria). Currently, she is writing her PhD thesis on the popular music Bikutsi in Cameroon, based on research done in Yaoundé, Cameroon, in 2007, 2008 and 2010.

See: http://musikwissenschaft.univie.ac.at/institut/personalverzeichnis/brunner/

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  1. […] (Carl 2012) Anja Brunner also draws on the concept of cosmopolitanism in her article “Local Cosmopolitan Bikutsi – Encountering Cameroonian Pop Music in Yaoundé and the Challenge …” by showing that parts of Western popular music used within bikutsi popular music is […]

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