Special Feature Launch – Sinophone Musical Worlds (1): Circulation of Sounds, Affects and Identities


 5:00 - 6:30pm
 Room 4.36, Run Run Shaw Building, Centennial Campus, HKU
Nathanel Amar


Society of Fellows in the Humanities, HKU

Co-sponsored by The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC)


Speaker: Nathanel Amar, Researcher and Director of CEFC Taipei

The special feature of China Perspectives, “Sinophone Musical Worlds: Circulation of Sounds, Affects and Identities (Vol.1)” offers the first comprehensive attempt to integrate music and Sinophone studies.  By crisscrossing different disciplines, territories, and musical objects, this project helps us grasp the complex circulation of sounds. affects and identities at work in the sinosphere today. This first volume features articles on Uyghur music, popular TV shows and the genealogy of a new musical genre, “hanmai”.

Several articles are on open access on the CEFC website: here

All interested are welcomed, no reservation is required.

The presentation will be in English.  The journal will be available in the event