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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 “Yasmine auf dem Mond”

  1. Interview with Yasmin Hamdan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zk2Z3YTYGt8

  2. Zum «glimpflichen» Urteil von Hisham Mustafa einige Zeilen aus der NZZ: http://www.nzz.ch/nachrichten/kultur/medien/hisham_talaat_mustafa_1.7725128.html

  3. Vielen Dank – ist im Artikel angepasst. Talaal und Kaamel haben ART anscheinend zusammen gegründet. :
    http://www.tbsjournal.com/Archives/Fall98/Articles1/Digital_platforms/digital_platforms.html

  4. […] Diven und Prinzen besingen noch immer Familienglück und romantische Liebe (siehe Artikel auf norient.com). Die ganz grossen Stars haben sich schon früher zumeist mit der herrschenden Elite arrangiert. […]

  5. […] lamentations about love, the homeland, nature, pets, last night, and the chosen self (see norient article on Women and Pop in the Arab […]

  6. […] Thomas Burkhalter: «Yasmine auf dem Mond» > Ahmad Zatari: «Rewriting Arabic […]

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