Events & Courses
Music and Social Justice Network: Music, Youth and City Life in the Digital Age
12 December 2019
The first in a series of three Sound Connections workshops facilitated by youth worker and journalist Ciaran Thapar

This series of workshops will explore the role that music plays for young people in the contemporary British city and rapidly unfolding digital age. From this context, it will draw theoretical and practical lessons on how to use social and musical education to be as impactful and inclusive as possible whilst working with young people. The focus throughout will be on current music genres, such as Drill, that are popular amongst young people. It will be accessible and beneficial to curious education professionals of all ages and backgrounds.

Workshop 1 – Mediation

This first workshop will focus on exploring how understandings about technology and music-making in the modern city can inform impactful educational work with young people. It will feature facilitation from Mehryar Golestani, an Ethnomusicologist at SOAS University, and assistance from Demetri Addison, an undergraduate student at Goldsmiths University and graduate of Roadworks music education programme.


Venue Details:
The ARC Centre, London N1 7DF