IIPC Debate #97
Wed May 2, 10 am, Minerva T52, E104 Virkkunen (Kaivokatu 12, Turku)
Professor Keith Negus (University of London)
Conglomerates, countries and cosmopolitans: freedom and constraint in the digital music economy
Keith Negus is Professor of Musicology at Goldsmiths, University of London. His books include Producing Pop (1992), Music Genres and Corporate Cultures (1999) and Creativity, Communication and Cultural Value (2004), with Michael Pickering. His recent research has included studies of narrative and the popular song; a project on ‘Digitisation and the Politics of Copying in Popular Music Culture’ within the UK Research Council’s CREATe programme with John Street and Adam Behr; and a study of songwriting and lyrics with Pete Astor.