A few years ago I wrote two research articles on the role of humanitarian songs in the depoliticisation of armed conflicts and the moralisation of international relations at the end of the Cold War.1 Following the recent German translation...
Music, Sound and Conflict is a research blog that examines the political dimension of music and sound in contemporary societies. The blog articles analyse the role of sound and music in dynamics of extreme violence, armed conflicts, and propaganda, but also in processes of resistance and resilience. They pay particular attention to the sound dimension of political and identity rituals deployed in both democracy and authoritarian regimes.
Editor: Luis Velasco-Pufleau
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