Marko Kölbl

Music and Racism

Marko Kölbl teaches the Global Conservatoire course

Music and Racism.

Marko Kölbl is Assistant Professor and head of the Department of Folk Music Research and Ethnomusicology at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. He holds a PhD in Ethnomusicology and is specialized in music and dance of minorities and migrant communities with a focus on intersectional, queer-feminist and postcolonial perspectives. Areas of interest are death and mourning, voice, dance, as well as gender and sexuality, and music’s relation to racialization and racism; ongoing field research with the Croatian minority in Burgenland, migrant communities in Vienna, specifically Afghans, as well as Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iran, and Turkey. His teaching covers academic and artistic courses. Marko Kölbl serves as chair of the ICTMD Study Group on Music, Gender and Sexuality (www.ictmusic.org/music-and-gender).