Þorbjörg Daphne Hall


Þorbjörg Daphne Hall is Programme Director and Associate Professor of
Musicology in the Department of Music at the Iceland University of the Arts in
Reykjavík where she has been a member of staff since 2010.


She holds a PhD from the University of Liverpool.
Her research has focused on exploring contemporary popular music in
Iceland through the lens of national identity and image,
landscape and nature.


She is also working on a large research project on the reception of jazz in Iceland (1930-2010).
Hall has published and presented conference papers internationally on
various aspects of Icelandic Music.
She is the co-editor of the book Sounds Icelandic (Equinox Press, 2019).
She is the co-editor of the journal Þræðir, published by the Iceland University of the Arts.

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