Team Salzburg | Sean Prieske

Primary Researcher

Sean Prieske studied musicology, media studies and German linguistics in Berlin and Newcastle. He finished his PhD thesis on music practices of refugees at Humboldt University of Berlin. He taught at several universities and has been working as research associate and lecturer at the UNESCO Chair on Transcultural Music Studies at the University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar since 2022. In 2024, he is working as assistant director at the Center for World Music at the University of Hildesheim. In 2021, he was head of a research group on German-Turkish music exchange at the  Berlin University Alliance. He is running the musicology podcast „Musikgespräch“ und was scholar of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation as well as award winner of the Sempre Conference Award and the Maria Hanáček Award of IASPM D-A-CH.