Dissertation in musicology
Public defense of dissertation on Zanzibari music-dance events
Carolien Hulshof, PhD in musicology at Uppsala University, has written a dissertation on female ngoma, a type of music-dance events associated with weddings in Zanzibar. The dissertation will be publicly examined in Sal IV, Universitetshuset, Biskopsgatan 3, Uppsala, Monday, June 12 at 1PM CEST. The faculty opponent will be Professor Byron Dueck, Department of Music, The Open University).
The title of the dissertation is "Walking the Line. Female Wedding Ngoma in Zanzibar".