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Say it loud: the continuing relevance of protest songs

Opinion: protest songs may not change the world by themselves, but they have the capacity to change the minds of people who in turn can certainly change the world. Written by Martin J. Power, Aileen Dillane, Amanda Haynes and Eoin Devereux, Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster & Power, Discourse and Society Research Cluster,… Continue reading Say it loud: the continuing relevance of protest songs

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Visiting Leverhulme Research Fellow at the Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster at UL

Stephen R. Millar is a Visiting Leverhulme Research Fellow at the Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster at UL. Millar's research focuses on songs of social and political protest, stretching from broadside ballads in the Age of Revolution to contemporary football chants and the contestation of public space. Stephen holds a B.Mus. in Music from… Continue reading Visiting Leverhulme Research Fellow at the Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster at UL

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First Fulbright Research Scholar at the Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster

The Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster at UL are pleased to announce the arrival of their first Fulbright Research Scholar. Dr Melissa Hidalgo is a Visiting Fulbright Scholar and will be working with members of the Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster. Her research is focused on transnational pop music fandom, specifically… Continue reading First Fulbright Research Scholar at the Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster