Applied ethnomusicology: bridging research and action
Music and Arts in Action
University of Exeter
This article provides a brief sketch of how scholars may be actively involved in conflict transformation efforts using music or the arts beyond their purely artistic connotations. Here I will explore the ways in which music has been employed in some ethnomusicological projects based on my personal experiences, which can hopefully stimulate debate and provide some ideas for other scholars in different branches of humanities and social sciences.
Theme issue on music and arts in conflict transformation. A longer version of this article is published in Music and Conflict, eds. John Morgan O'Connell and Salwa el Shawan Castelo-Branco, University of Illinois Press.
Vol.2, No. 2, pp.90-93