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Francesco S. Longo

Francesco S. Longo
Name
Francesco S. Longo
Address
Edinburgh UK
Email
Research Interests
Anthropology of music, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethnography, Popular music, Anthropology of sound, Borderlands, Rural areas, Music economies, Popular culture, Creative Industries, Political and economic anthropology, Ethnomusicology, West Africa, Material Culture, Identity construction, Acoustemology
URL
http://www.cas.ed.ac.uk/people/phd_students/francesco_s._longo

PhD working title

Sounding regional identities across borders: the political economy of Nzema music industries (Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire)

Supervisors

Prof. Paul Nugent, Dr. José-Maria Muñoz
 

Education

  • 2017:  Master of Arts in Music in Development, SOAS University of London
  • 2016:  Laurea Magistrale in Anthropology and Ethnology, Sapienza University of Rome
  • 2010:  Laurea in Political Science, Roma Tre University


Publications

  • Draicchio, Cecilia, Giulia Riva and Francesco S. Longo. 2019. Le letterature africane in Italia: prospettive da una libreria specializzata. Africa e Mediterraneo 86: 26-30
  • Francesco S. Longo. 2019. “Movin’ to the next level”. Popular music, circolazione digitale e mobilità sociale in area Nzema. In In Ghana: Etnografie dallo Nzema, edited by Matteo Aria, Pino Schirripa and Elisa Vasconi, 341-369. Roma: Edizioni Mincione


Conference papers

  • "Hiplife e circolazione in area nzema (Ghana sud-occidentale)". African Studies Association of Italy 2016 Conference, Catania
  • "Music and Mobility in Southwestern Ghana".   African Studies Association of the UK 2016 Conference, Cambridge


Grants and Awards

  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Research Award, University of Edinburgh (2019-present)
  • John Taylor Travel Grant, Music Department, SOAS University of London (2017)
  • Torno Subito Programme - Education, Regione Lazio (2016-2018)
  • Fieldwork bursary, Italian Ethnological Mission to Ghana (2014)
  • Excellence Programme Scholarship, Sapienza University of Rome (2013-2015)