Research Assistant, Section: Systematic Musicology
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Holger Schwetter, Dr. phil., born 1969, studied music and media science and worked for a long time as a freelancer and consultant in music and media production. In 2015, he completed his doctorate at the University of Kassel with an empirical study on the topic of Sharing - and then? Free Music Distribution, Self-Management and Copyright (Kassel University Press 2015). His research interests include sociology and music analysis of popular music cultures, working conditions in the music market, private music archives, and copyright in the cultural and creative industries. He currently works as a research assistant at the Institute of Music at the University of Kassel and as a cultural manager in the task area of cultural development at the City of Osnabrück. From 2018 to 2022 he was Second Chairman of the Society for Music Business and Music Culture Research (GMM), and from 2013 to 2018 he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Cultural Commons Collecting Society.
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