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Prof. Dr.David-Emil Wickström

History of popular music, theories & methods of popular music studies, theories & methods of music ethnology

Pop Music Design & World Music Degree Program Director

David‐Emil Wickström studied Scandinavian studies, musicology and ethnomusicology at the Humboldt‐Universität zu Berlin, University of Bergen and University of Copenhagen. He has conducted research on the revival of Norwegian traditional vocal music as well as on post‐Soviet popular music.

Currently employed as a Professor of popular music history at the Popakademie Baden‐Württemberg he is also responsible for the artistic Bachelor degree programs “Pop Music Design” and "World Music". In addition, he chairs the AEC working group "Diversity, Identity and Inclusiveness" and is a founding board
member of IASPM D‐A‐CH.

A list of his publications can be found here.