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Heavy Metal and Hard Rock: Music, History, Society and Culture

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EARLY BIRD prices valid until 28 February 2020
NORMAL prices after February 2020.

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Overview

Synopsis
This course explores the development of the popular music style of Heavy Metal. The primary focus will be on the musical elements of the genre, then on its historical features and its relation to contemporary Western society. A number of lectures will be devoted to HM in Finland, where this genre is particularly successful and characterises musical culture more than in other European or non-European countries.

Target students
The course aims to be as multidisciplinary as possible, encouraging collaboration between students from different academic backgrounds. The ideal candidates are advanced Bachelor’s or Master’s students of musical practice, musicology, social studies, semiotics, cultural studies, anthropology, philosophy, psychology, language studies, gender studies and pedagogy.

Familiarity with music theory is considered an asset, but is not mandatory.

Coordinator
Mr. Paolo Ribaldini, paolo.ribaldini@helsinki.fi.
You may contact the course coordinator with questions concerning the course content.

With any other questions concerning Helsinki Summer School or the application process, please contact summerschool@helsinki.fi.

Apply now! Summer 2020
Pre-deadline
Jun 15, 2020 23:59
Europe/Helsinki time

If you need a visa, please apply 31st May the latest.

Application deadline
Jul 17, 2020 23:59
Europe/Helsinki time

NB! The application deadline is 15 June 2020. However, the students of the University of Helsinki may apply until 17 July 2020.

Studies commence
Aug 4, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Summer 2020
Pre-deadline
Jun 15, 2020 23:59
Europe/Helsinki time

If you need a visa, please apply 31st May the latest.

Application deadline
Jul 17, 2020 23:59
Europe/Helsinki time

NB! The application deadline is 15 June 2020. However, the students of the University of Helsinki may apply until 17 July 2020.

Studies commence
Aug 4, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States