Holger Schulze

Denmark (residence), Germany (citizenship) °1970
research interests: sound studies, sensory ethnography, anthropology, popular music, Media Arts, memes, Sound Design, sonic materialism, sounding art, soundscape, sound art, soundwalk, aural phenomenology, Aural Skills

Holger Schulze is full professor in musicology at the University of Copenhagen and principal investigator at the Sound Studies Lab.


His research moves between a cultural history of the senses, sound in popular culture and an anthropology of media. He was visiting professor at the Musashino Art University Tokyo, at the University of New South Wales Sydney, and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He produced radio features for Deutschlandfunk Kultur, and collaborated with the Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin. He writes for Merkur, Seismograf, Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, Positionen.


Publications include: The Bloomsbury Handbook of the Anthropology of Sound (2021, ed.), Sonic Fiction (2020), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Sound Art (2020, co-ed.), Sound Works (2019), The Sonic Persona (2018).



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