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Mikaela Minga


27 September 2023 – h. 12@Berk

This event is possible thanks to the cooperation with Berk
Mikaela Minga is an ethnomusicologist, currently head of the Folklore Department at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Art Studies in Tirana. She is also a guest lecture at the University of Arts in Tirana, teaching “Jazz and Popular Music” and “Film Music and Multimedia”. Her main disciplinary research focuses on urban music practises and popular music in Albania and the Balkan area; music in the dictatorial and post-dictatorial regimes; film music and sound studies, with a particular current focus on sound and audiovisual archives. Among her contributions can be mentioned the books: Tinguj që rrëfejnë, tinguj që rrëfehen – Elbasani në regjistrimet etnomuzikologjike të arkivit audiovizual – IAKSA, 2020; Spanja Pipa e la canzone urbana di Korça (co-authored with Nicola Scaldaferri, 2015; Aromanian Songs from Drenova (CD album co-edited with Josif Minga), 2018.
Currently she is working on a book based on her dissertation Këngë Korçare: Song Making and Musical Culture in the City of Korça during the Twentieth Century.
For more info: http://asa.edu.al/site/iaksa/?page_id=4344