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Dr. Thomas Burkhalter is an ethnomusicologist, music journalist, and cultural producer from Switzerland. The founder and director of Norient, he published the book Local Music Scenes and Globalization: Transnational Platforms in Beirut (Routledge) and co-edited The Arab Avant-Garde: Music, Politics, Modernity (Wesleyan University Press), Seismographic Sounds – Visions of a New World (Norient) and Out of the Absurdity of Life – Globale Musik (Norient/Traversion). He works as a researcher and project leader at the University of Basel and the University of Arts Bern (HKB), financed by the Swiss National Foundation (SNF). As the director of the Norient Musikfilm Festival, a documentary filmmaker and audio-visual performer, he places emphasis on transdisciplinary approaches between theory and practice.

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6 responses to “Islam und Musik in Kairo”

  1. […] «Sounds of Global Prayers» (Samstag, 25.2.2012). Er stellt dazu Ausschnitte seiner Podcasts zu «Islam und Musik in Kairo» und «Christliche Musik in Beirut und Kairo» […]

  2. […] Dokumentation über die Elektroszene in Kairo von Philip Valos und Thomas Burkhalters Podcast über Musik und Islam in der ägyptischen Hauptstadt weitere weissen Flecken auf der musikalischen Landkarte von […]

  3. […] he was one of the main voices in my podcast about Islam and Music that I did one year ago – see here: Mohammad Antar (Photo: Thomas […]

  4. […] Islamische Musik in Kairo. Schweizer Radio DRS2. 4.11.2011. More Information: http://norient.com/podcasts/islamundmusikinkairo/ […]

  5. […] Islam and Music in Cairo. By Thomas Burkhalter […]

  6. […] It was great to again meet flutist Mohammad Antar, he was one of the main voices in my podcast about Islam and Music that I did one year ago – see here: […]

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