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Special: Protest

Protest has many faces—and today, as in the past, we encounter it in the most varied ways, be it as traffic interventions intended to call attention to climate change or through those frequent news reports that tell of the courageous demonstrators in Iran and highlight the life-threatening consequences that their acts of protest entail.

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Alumna in Focus: Ursi Wögerer

The versatile hip hop artist and mdw alumna Ursi Wögerer, a.k.a. Miss BunPun, seeks to use her music to raise awareness of themes like queerness, empowerment, and body positivity/neutrality. As is the case with her current single “Take Me as I Am”, where she once again unites serious themes with positive vibes.

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isa23: We and Me

With its 2023 theme of “We and Me”, the international exchange at this year’s isa will focus on the tension between the individual and the collective, between the personal and the communal. isa23 is taking a deeper look at music’s social components.

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One Instrument’s Turbulent History

Long in the illegitimate possession of the KHM and the mdw, restituted in 2019, and now officially back at the Department of Early Music: the 1810 Rosenberger fortepiano.

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“We Learn Marching Forward”: Protest and Popular Music

Back in 1960, when Bob Dylan first read Woody Guthrie’s autobiography Bound for Glory (which not only portrayed the situation in the USA during the Great Depression of the 1930s but also revitalised the American national myth of self-determination and freedom), the singer-songwriter and folk music scene was still worlds away from Vienna and its environs.

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Research

Review: Die Eroberung des Museums [Conquering the Museum]

Die Eroberung des Museums by Ina Roß investigates how the Tribal Museum (founded in 2013) of the City of Bhopal, which lies in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, has been appropriated and also co-determined by its visitors since it opened.

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Music-Making at the Medical University of Vienna’s Comprehensive Center for Pediatrics

At the Comprehensive Center for Pediatrics (CCP) of the Medical University of Vienna (MedUni Wien)/Vienna General Hospital (AKH), which employs a network of experts specialised in pregnant individuals, children, and adolescents, it has proven possible to establish a music-making workshop with a focus on instrumental education as part of the hospital’s school for young long-term patients.

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“Sharing is Caring”, or: Why the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Cultural Studies Disciplines Should not Cede the Stage(s) to Others

“External science communication” refers to the practice of communicating and lending visibility to research results, protagonists of academic life, and entire research disciplines for the benefit of non-academic audiences of all ages.

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