Team Greifswald | José Gálvez


José Gálvez has been research assistant in the department of Musicology / Sound Studies at the University of Bonn since 2019. There he is concluding his PhD on “operational sounds” in the US rock ‘n’ roll culture of the 1950s. Previously, he worked at the Institute for Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Düsseldorf. He studied Historical and Systematic Musicology at the University of Hamburg (BA) as well as Musicology at the Humboldt University of Berlin (MA). From 2016 to 2020, he was a member of the advisory board of IASPM D-A-CH. Since 2021 he has been spokesperson of the “Early Career Researcher Group” in the German Musicological Society. He conducts research at the interface between media theory, cultural history and musical analysis with a focus on popular music, sound design and technology.