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Nathanel Amar


Nathanel Amar is researcher and director of the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) antenna in Taipei. He received his PhD from Sciences Po Paris in political science on the political use of culture in contemporary China. His research includes popular music and ethnicity in the Sinophone world, underground music and global circulation of Chinese music. During his fellowship at the Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Nathanel Amar worked on musical circulation between Hong Kong and the PRC, and edited a special issue of China Perspectives on Sinophone musical worlds. He is currently working on the use of music in political protests in Hong Kong and Taiwan and on his first book on the emergence of punk music in the PRC.



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