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The Popular Music and Popular Culture research cluster engages with all facets of popular culture, from sonic and visual texts and their artists/creators/performers in their manifold performance contexts, to questions that arise around technological mediations in relation to the production, (re)circulation and reception of all things popular.

We draw on a diverse array of theoretical perspectives, from critical and cultural theory to sociological, anthropological and ethnomusicological understandings of popular expressions and their meaning(s).

We have a particular interest in the social organization of musical and cultural lives across the globe. The cluster does not privilege British/American/Western cultural expression, though this currently accounts for much of its research output to date.


Social Media

Twitter  @PMPCatUL

Events

Annual Conference of The Football Collective 2017

The Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster @UL are delight...

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Professor Eoin Devereux, Dr Aileen Dillane and Dr Martin J. Power hav...

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November 2015 In November 2015 Julie Hamill visited the University ...

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Newstalk’s The Tom Dunne show was broadcast live from the Universit...

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University of Limerick, April 24th - 25th 2009. This two day symposiu...

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University of Limerick, October 26th - 28th 2012. This three day symp...

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University of Limerick, April 16th 2013. A one day symposium on the r...

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 A public interview was hosted with Rockabilly legend (The Polecats)...

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University of Limerick, April 29 - May 1 2015. This three day interna...

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University of Limerick, November 25 - 26 2015. The legendary Manche...

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