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Book launch: Songs of Social Protest

A major collection of essays entitled Songs of Social Protest was launched last week at the University of Limerick. Running to almost 700 pages, the book was edited by Aileen Dillane, Martin J. Power, Eoin Devereux and Amanda Haynes. It features research on many diverse singers and genres from Damien Dempsey, Billie Holiday, to rap,… Continue reading Book launch: Songs of Social Protest

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Article: More than a game: football, politics and popular culture

Later this month, the Football Collective with gather at the University of Limerick to examine many of the ways in which football intersects with politics and popular culture. Prior to this conference, Dr James Carr, Dr Martin Power and Dr Stephen Millar of the Popular Music and Popular  Culture Research Cluster, Department of Sociology, University of Limerick wrote an article for RTÉ'S Brainstorm:… Continue reading Article: More than a game: football, politics and popular culture

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UL researchers establish Popular Musics Matter Book Series

The founders of the research cluster Popular Music and Popular Culture at the University of Limerick, Prof Eoin Devereux and Drs Aileen Dillane and Martin J. Power, have established the ‘Popular Musics Matter: Social, Political and Cultural Interventions’ series with Rowman & Littlefield International. The series will publish internationally informed edited collections, monographs and textbooks which… Continue reading UL researchers establish Popular Musics Matter Book Series