Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 325. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: email@example.com Date: 2019-10-17 10:21:55+00:00 From: Willard McCarty
Subject: The Royal Anthropological Institute Blacking Lecture The Royal Anthropological Institute Blacking Lecture Knowledge Centre, The British Library 31 October 2019 Archiving World Music Cultures and the Impacts of Listening Dr Janet Topp Fargion, British Library https://mailchi.mp/therai/rai-blacking-lecture-1047753?e=f418a49f00. Easy access to music and sound in the digital world presents new challenges to archives such as the British Library. How far should they be ‘gatekeepers’ when it comes to world and ethnographic recordings, particularly when people from the cultures represented have very diverse expectations and uneven access to technologies? Draws on historic recordings from Africa, Asia and South America, the 2019 Royal Anthropological Insitute Blacking Lecture is given by Janet Topp Fargion, Lead Curator, World and Traditional Music at the British Library Sound Archive The annual Royal Anthropological Institute Blacking Lecture is named in honour of esteemed ethnomusicologist and anthropologist John Blacking (1928-1990). This event is in collaboration with the British Library. Location: Knowledge Centre The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB This event is free, but tickets must be booked. To book tickets please go to https://www.bl.uk/events/archiving-world-music-cultures-and-the-impacts-of- listening _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: firstname.lastname@example.org List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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