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Policy, Research & Politics

Oum Kalsoum, la diva au destin politique

La chanteuse Oum Kalsoum a marqué l’histoire de la musique arabe et celle de son pays, l’Egypte. Plus qu’une chanteuse, elle a aussi été une femme politique, proche de Nasser, un symbole patriotique et une icône dans le monde arabe.

France Musique

Orquestas y propaganda: la agitada historia de la música clásica en la Unión Soviética

A lo largo del siglo XX, la cultura se convirtió en un arma arrojadiza. Un artefacto cuyo control permitía influir en los estados emocionales y anímicos de las masas.

El Español

How Murang’a politics made singer Musaimo the king of benga music

As the General Election fever hit fever pitch in 1979, a titanic battle was brewing in Murang’a’s Kangema Constituency between Joseph Kamotho and John Michuki.

The Standard

Women in jazz still face many barriers to success

It’s a cliché that music is a meritocracy, in which success is seen to arise from a combination of talent and effort.

The Conversation

A year since Blackout Tuesday, has equality in music improved?

Amid the BLM protests of 2020 came a call to make the music industry accountable on race – but while new initiatives are helping, real change is still slow in the UK.

The Guardian

Une histoire politique de la musique classique

La musique et les musiciens classiques vivent aussi de débats et de dissensions, portant tant sur les conditions matérielles de leur activité que les engagements esthétiques. À vrai dire, les deux sont intrinsèquement liés à travers l’Histoire.

Ballast

K-pop y sus fans en Colombia: de la música a la política

Los distintos fandoms de las agrupaciones coreanas de K-Pop han dejado claro, una vez más, el poder que tienen en redes sociales y cómo sus acciones han llegado a ser parte de un activismo digital que pretende cambiar las cosas.

Télam

‘Stay Out Of Politics’: Mliswa To Musician Sulu

Outspoken legislator, Temba Mliswa has advised Dendera maestro, Sulumani Chimbetu not to involve himself in politics, but to stick to his music.

New Zimbabwe

YouTube wins user copyright fight in top EU court ruling

YouTube won its latest copyright-infringement challenge after Europe's top court said online platforms are not liable for users uploading unauthorised works unless the platforms failed to take quick action to remove or block access to the content.

Reuters


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