Noel McLaughlin, Northumbria and Joanna Braniff, Independent: ‘The politician and the showman’: History, politics and popular music in 1960s Northern Ireland'.
Dr Noel McLaughlin is a popular music historian and senior lecturer in the Department of Arts at Northumbria Unversity in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. His previous publications include, with Martin Noone, Rock and Popular Music in Ireland: Before and After U2 (Irish Academic Press, 2012). Joanna Braniff is an independent scholar based in Belfast, who works as a freelance author, journalist and media consultant specialising in arts and culture.
They are joint authors of How Belfast Got the Blues: A Cultural History of Popular Music in the 1960s, published in December 2020 by Intellect Books in the UK and the University of Chicago Press in the US.
Monday 22 February 2021, 4.30pm via MS Teams
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