Holger Schulze


Holger Schulze is full professor in musicology at the University of Copenhagen and principal investigator at the Sound Studies Lab. He serves as co-editor of the international journal for historical anthropology Paragrana, as founding editor of the book series Sound studies and as a curator for the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin. His research focuses on the cultural history of the senses, sound in popular culture and the anthropology of media. He is associated investigator at the cluster of excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung: an interdisciplinary laboratory at the Humboldt-Universität in Berlin and founding member of the European Sound Studies Association. In 2008–16 he was director of the international research network Sound in Media Culture, and in 2000-09 he was a co-founder and the first head of department of the new MA-programme in Sound Studies at the Universität der Künste in Berlin. He was invited visiting professor at the Musashino Art University in Tokyo, at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, at the Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, and at the Humboldt-Universität in Berlin.