Dr Sarah Collins
Started at UWA: 2018
British Academy and Leverhulme Trust Grant, with Laura Tunbridge (Oxford) and Barbara Kelly (Royal Northern College of Music) on ‘Music Institutions and the Politics of Internationalism’, 2018–2019
Visiting Fellow at Harvard University, 2017
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow at Durham University, 2016–2017
2019 McCredie Musicological Award, Australian Academy of Humanities
Music displacing violence displacing music
This project explores musical strategies for navigating the tension between collective memory and individual experience in the commemoration of traumatic events.
Music and the liberal imagination
This project investigates how ideas about music shaped the liberal intellectual tradition, from the height of liberalism in the mid-nineteenth century through to the anti-liberal tendencies of inter-war modernism, and the neoliberalism of the later twentieth century.
Dr Collins has been supervising PhD students since 2013. She welcomes potential PhD students interested in researching any aspect of cultural modernism, music and literature, and film, or the arts and politics of any era. To enquire about PhD opportunities with Dr Collins, get in touch using the contact details below.