The FUTURED-project has now officially started

The research project «Music Education for the Future» (FUTURED 2019-2022) started up with a kick off seminar 9th-10th September in Bergen, Norway with researchers from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences and Oslo Metropolitan University in addition to guest researchers from Norway, Finland, Ireland and The United States. The researchers presented the three work packages, […]

Music in primary schools and social inclusion of immigrant pupils in Norway

This PhD project is a critical investigation of participatory music making as an arena for inclusion and community building in primary schools with intensive language classes for newly arrived immigrant pupils, exploring dynamics of inclusion and exclusion. Norway has recently experienced a relatively large influx of immigrants that has led to rapid changes in its […]

About the research group Culture, Criticism, Community

This is the research blog of the research group Culture – Criticism – Community (CCC). The group is an interdisciplinary and international research group that gathers researchers with a critical research interest. The purpose of our research is to raise critical discussion and challenge existing assumptions, ideas and practices within the field, thus ultimately contributing […]

Felicity Burbridge Rinde

Felicity Burbridge Rinde is a Ph.D. candidate in music education. Her project is entitled Music in primary schools and social inclusion of immigrant pupils. The object of the research project is to explore in what ways music in schools might contribute to social inclusion of newly arrived immigrant pupils in Norwegian primary schools. The main […]