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Eirini Diamantouli

Eirini Diamantouli

PhD Student


Biography:

Eirini (Irene) is a Greek-Australian PhD student at Cambridge under the supervision of Professor Marina Frolova-Walker.  She is a graduate of King’s College London (BMus- 1st Class Honours) and of the University of Oxford, where she completed a Master of Studies in Musicology, graduating with Distinction. While at Oxford, Eirini was supported by the Crewe Graduate Scholarship. Eirini’s musicological research reflects her interests in the post-revolutionary musical landscape in Russia and the resonance of Russian revolutionary theory and practice abroad, particularly in Greece. The title of her thesis is: Echoes of the October Revolution: Hellenic (Greek) Musical Culture 1917-1941.

Research Interests

  • Music, politics and society (music and revolution, music and cultural transfer, music and propaganda)
  • Socialist Realism
  • Russian avant-garde music
  • Mass song
  • Greek art music of the 1920s
  • Rebetiko