Andy Bennett is Professor of Cultural Sociology in the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Griffith University. A leading international figure in sociological studies of popular music and youth culture, he has written and edited numerous books including Popular Music and Youth CultureMusic, Style and Aging and Music Scenes (co-edited with Richard A. Peterson). He is a Faculty Fellow of the Yale Centre for Cultural Sociology, an International Research Fellow of the Finnish Youth Research Network, a founding member of the Consortium for Youth, Generations and Culture and a founding member of the Regional Music Research Group.

CONTACT

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Email: a.bennett@griffith.edu.au

QUALIFICATIONS

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education,

University of Kent, UK, 1999

Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (ESRC scholarship),

The University of Durham, UK, 1996

Masters of Arts in Social Work with distinction / Certificate of Qualification in Social Work,

The University of Hull, UK, 1991

Bachelor of Arts Hons in Social Science, Class: 2.1,

Humberside College of Higher Education, Hull, UK, 1989

Professional Memberships

The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) (2008 – present)

International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) (1995 – present)

British Sociological Association (BSA), 1995 – 2006

Journal Editorial Board memberships

Current: Cultural Sociology (UK); Journal of Youth Studies (UK); Continuum (Australia); Dancecult (Australia); Canadian Journal of Popular Culture (Canada); Popular Music and Society (USA); Rock Music Studies (USA).

Previous: Editor in Chief: Journal of Sociology (journal of The Australian Sociological Association) (2009 –2012); Sociology (UK) (2002 – 05); Leisure Studies (UK) (2002 – 2010); Music and Arts in Action (UK) (2007 – 2011); Perfect Beat (Australia) (2005 – 2015); Journal of Sociology (Australia) (2013 – 2016).

Advisory / International Advisory Board Memberships: Current: Sociology (UK); Pop-Kultur und Kritik (Germany); Volume (France); Previous: Journal of Sociology (Australia) (2006 – 2007); Youth Studies Australia (Australia) (2009 – 2013)

Scholarly Affiliations

International

·      Faculty Associate, Center for Cultural Sociology, Yale University, USA (2004 – present).

·      Associate Researcher, Institute of Sociology of University of Porto, Portugal (2017 – present)

·      International Research Fellow, Finnish Youth Research Network (2014 – present).

·      Associate, PopuLUs, the Centre for the Study of the World’s Popular Musics, University of Leeds, UK (2005 – 2011).

National

Adjunct Professor, of Media, Culture and Creative Arts, Curtin University (2011 – present)

Advisory Board Member, Social Aesthetics Research Unit, Monash University (2010 – 2011)

Adjunct Member, Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, Griffith University (2007 – 2011)

Visiting Professorships / Fellowships

Visiting Professor, Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organisation, Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany, 01 – 27 October 2017.

Visiting Professor, Finnish Youth Research Network, Helsinki, Finland, 01 – 30 September 2017.
Visiting Professor, School of Music, Australian National University, 3 – 7 August 2015.
Visiting Professor, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere, Finland, 2 – 13 March, 2015.

Visiting Fellow, School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts, Curtin University, 1 – 23 July, 2011.
Campus Visiting Fellow, 2008/2009, Adelphi Research Institute for Creative Arts and Sciences, University of Salford, UK, 1 – 31 Mar. 2009.
Visiting Professor, Centre Lillois d'Etudes et de Recherches Sociologiques et Economiques (Ifrési), University of Lille, France, 1 Jun. – 30 Jun., 2007)
Visiting Fellow, University of South Australia, Adelaide, 14 Jan. – 13 Apr. 2005.

Single-authored books

Bennett, A. (forthcoming) British Progressive Pop 1970 – 1980. New York: Bloomsbury.

Bennett, A. (forthcoming) Popular Music Heritage. Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Bennett, A. (2013) Music, Style and Aging: Growing Old Disgracefully? Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Bennett, A. (2005) Culture and Everyday Life. London: Sage.

Bennett, A. (2001) Cultures of Popular Music, Buckingham, Open University Press. *

Bennett, A. (2000) Popular Music and Youth Culture: Music, Identity and Place. Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan.

* Complex character Chinese editions published 2004 (Bookman, Taipei) and 2012 (Peking University Press, Beijing).

Co-authored books

Bennett, A. and Rogers, I. (2016) Popular Music Scenes and Cultural Memory. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Back, L., Bennett, A., Edles, L., Inglis, D, Jacobs, R., Gibson, M., Woodward, I. (2012) Cultural Sociology: An Introduction. London: Blackwell.

Co-edited / edited books

Bennett, A. (ed.) (forthcoming) The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music and Youth Culture. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.

Draganova, A., Blackman, S. and Bennett, A. ((eds) forthcoming) The Canterbury Sound in Popular Music: Scene, Identity and Myth. Oxford: Emerald.

Bennett, A. and Guerra, P. (eds) (forthcoming) DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes. Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge.

Hardy, A., Bennett, A. and Robards, B. (eds) (2018) Neo-Tribes – Consumption, Leisure, Tourism. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Bennett, A. and Janssen, S. (eds) (2017) Popular Music, Cultural Memory and Heritage. Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge [Reprint].

Bennett, A. (ed.) (2016) Youth Culture, Vol. 1 – 4 (SAGE Benchmarks in Culture and Society Series). London: SAGE.

Woodman, D. and Bennett, A. (eds) (2015) Youth Cultures, Transitions and Generations: Bridging the Gap in Youth Research. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Bennett, A. and Waksman, S. (eds) (2015) The Sage Handbook of Popular Music. London: SAGE.

Bennett, A., Taylor, J. and Woodward, I. (eds) (2014) The Festivalization of Culture. Farnham: Ashgate.

Bennett, A. and Robards, B. (eds) (2014) Mediated Youth Cultures. The Internet, Belonging and New Cultural Configurations. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Weston, D. and Bennett, A. (eds) (2013) Pop Pagans. London: Equinox.

Baker, S., Bennett, A. and Taylor, J. (eds) (2013) Redefining Mainstream Popular Music. New York: Routledge.

Bennett, A. and Hodkinson, P. (eds) (2012) Ageing and Youth Cultures: Music, Style and Identity. Oxford: Berg.

Bennett, A. and Stratton, J. (eds) (2010) Britpop and the English Music Tradition, Aldershot: Ashgate.

Bennett, A. Shank, B. and Toynbee, J. (eds) (2006) Popular Music Reader, London: Routledge.

Bennett, A. and Peterson, R.A. (eds) (2004) Music Scenes: Local, Trans-Local and Virtual, Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press.

Bennett, A. and Kahn-Harris, K. (eds) (2004) After Subculture: Critical Studies in Contemporary Youth Culture, London, Palgrave. *

Bennett, A. (ed.) (2004) Remembering Woodstock, Aldershot, Ashgate.

Whiteley, S., Bennett, A. and Hawkins, S. (eds) (2004) Music, Space and Place, Aldershot. Ashgate.

Bennett, A., Cieslik, M. and Miles, S. (eds) (2003) Researching Youth: Issues, Controversies and Dilemmas, London: Palgrave. **

Bennett, A. and Dawe, K. (eds) (2001) Guitar Cultures, Oxford, Berg.

* Chinese translation published by China Youth Press (2011).

** Published proceedings of first BSA Youth Study Group conference.

Refereed journal articles (* denotes invited paper in special edition of journal)

Pavlidis, A., Ojajarvi, A. and Bennett, A. (forthcoming, 2018) ‘Young People and Alcohol Abstention: Youth Cultural Practices and being a Non-drinker in Finland and Australia’, Journal of Youth Studies.

Bennett, A., Cashman, D. and Lewandowski, N. (2018) ‘"Twice the size of Texas": Assessing the importance of regional popular music scenes - a case study of regional Queensland’, Popular Music & Society. Doi.org/10.1080/03007766.2018.1521714

Green, B. and Bennett, A. (2018) ‘Gateways and Corridors: Spatial Challenges and Opportunities for Live Music on the Gold Coast’, City, Culture and Society.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccs.2018.08.003

Willing, I., Bennett, A., Green, B., Pispa, M. (2018) ‘Tired Generation’: Ageing in “Youth Cultures” and Lifestyle Sports’, Sociology.

doi.org/10.1177/0038038518776886

Bennett, A. and Strong, C. (2018) ‘Popular Music Heritage, Grass-Roots Activism and web 2.0: The Case of the ‘Save The Palace’ Campaign’, Cultural Sociology, 12(3): 368 – 383.

Bennett, A. (2018) ‘Conceptualising the relationship between youth, music and DIY careers: A critical overview’, Cultural Sociology, 12(2): 140 – 155. *

Bennett, A. (2018) ‘Music Scenes and Ageing Bodies’, Aging Studies, 45: 49 – 53. *

Bennett, A. (2017) ‘Wrapped in Stardust: Glam-rock and the Rise of David Bowie as Pop Entrepreneur’, Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, 31(4): 574 – 582. *

Bennett, A. and Rogers, I. (2016) ‘In the Scattered Fields of Memory: Unofficial Live Music Venues, Intangible Heritage and the Recreation of the Musical Past’, Space & Culture, 19(4): 490 – 501.

Bennett, A. and Rogers, I. (2016) ‘Popular music and Materiality: Memorabilia, Archives & Memory Traces’, Popular Music & Society, 39(1): 28 – 42. *

Guerra, P. and Bennett, A. (2015]) ‘Never Mind the Pistols? The Legacy and Authenticity of the Sex Pistols in Portugal’, in Popular Music & Society, 38(4): 500 – 521. *

Driver, C. and Bennett, A. (2015) ‘Music scenes, space and the body’, Cultural Sociology, 9(1): 99 – 115.

Nowak, R. and Bennett, A. (2014) ‘Analyzing everyday sound environments: The space, time and corporality of musical listening’, Cultural Sociology, 8(4): 426 – 442.

Bennett, A. and Rogers, I. (2014) ‘Street music, technology and the urban soundscape’, Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, 28(4): 454 – 464.

Bennett, A. (2012) ‘Pour une ‘réévaluation du concept de contre-culture’, Volume! La review des musiques populaires, 9(1): 19 – 31. *

Bennett, A. and Taylor, J. (2012) ‘Popular music and the aesthetics of ageing’, Popular Music, 31(2): 231 – 243. *

Bennett, A. (2011) ‘The continuing importance of the “cultural” in the study of youth’, Youth Studies Australia, 30(3): 27 – 33. *

Bennett, A. (2011) ‘The post-subcultural turn: Some reflections ten years on’, Journal of Youth Studies, 14(5): 493 – 506.

Robards, B. and Bennett, A. (2011) ‘My Tribe: Postsubcultural manifestations of belonging on social network sites’, Sociology, 45(2): 303-17 [nominated for SAGE prize in innovation and/or excellence in 2012].

Bennett, A. (2009) ‘“Heritage rock”: Rock music, re-presentation and heritage discourse’, Poetics: Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media and the Arts, 37(5 – 6): 474 – 489. *

Baker, S., Bennett, A. and Homan, S. (2009) ‘Cultural Precincts, Creative Spaces: Giving the Local a Musical Spin’, Space & Culture, 12(2): 148 – 165.

Bennett, A. (2008) ‘Towards a cultural sociology of popular music’, Journal of Sociology, 4(4): 419 – 432. *

Bennett, A. (2008) ‘“Things They Do Look Awful Cool”: Ageing Rock Icons and Contemporary Youth Audiences’, Leisure/Loisir, 32(1): 259 – 278. *

Bennett, A., Stratton, J. and Peterson, R.A. (2008) ‘The scenes perspective and the Australian context’, in Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, 22(5): 593 – 599.

Bennett, A. (2007) ‘The Forgotten Decade: Rethinking the Popular Music of the 1970s’, Popular Music History, 2(1): 5 – 24.

Bennett, A. (2006) ‘Punks Not Dead: The Significance of Punk Rock for an Older Generation of Fans’, Sociology, 40(1): 219 – 235.

Bennett, A. (2005) ‘Szubkultúrák vagy neo-törzsek? A fiatalok, a stílus és a zenei ízlés közötti kapcsolat újragondolása’, Replika, 53: 127- 143. *

Bennett, A. (2005) ‘In Defence of Neo-Tribes: A Response to Blackman and Hesmondhalgh’, Journal of Youth Studies, 8(2): 255 – 259.

Bennett, A. (2004) ‘Consolidating the Music Scenes Perspective’, Poetics: Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media and the Arts, 32: 223 – 234. *

Bennett, A. (2002) ‘Estilos globais, interpretações locais: reconstruindo o “local” na sociologia da cultura juvenil’, Forum Sociológico, 7/8(2): 49-67. *

Bennett, A. (2002) ‘Researching Youth Culture and Popular Music: A Methodological Critique’, British Journal of Sociology, 53(3): 451 – 466.

Bennett, A. (2002) ‘Music, Media and Urban Mythscapes: A Study of the Canterbury Sound’, Media, Culture and Society, 24(1): 107 – 120.

Bennett, A. (1999) ‘Subcultures or Neo-Tribes? Rethinking the relationship between youth, style and musical taste’, Sociology, 33(3): 599 – 617.

Bennett, A. (1999) ‘Rappin’ on the Tyne: White hip hop culture in Northeast England - an ethnographic study’, The Sociological Review, 47(1): 1 – 24.

Bennett, A. (1999) ‘Hip hop am Main: The localisation of rap music and hip hop culture’, Media, Culture and Society, 21(1): 77 – 91.

Bennett, A. (1998) ‘The Frankfurt “Rockmobil”: A new insight into the significance of music-making for young people’, Youth and Policy, 60: 16 – 29.

Bennett, A. (1997) ‘“Village greens and terraced streets”: Representations of “Britishness” in Britpop’, Young: Nordic Journal of Youth Research, 5(4): 20 – 33.

Bennett, A. (1997) ‘Bhangra in Newcastle: Music, ethnic identity and the role of local knowledge’, Innovation: The European Journal of the Social Sciences, 10(1): 107 – 116.

Bennett, A. (1997) ‘Going down the pub: The pub rock scene as a resource for the consumption of popular music’, Popular Music, 16(1): 97 – 108.

Book chapters

Bennett, A. (forthcoming) ‘Youth Scenes and Aging Punks’, in G. McKay and G. Arnold (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Punk Rock. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bennett, A. and Guerra, P. (forthcoming) ‘Rethinking DIY Culture in a Post-industrial and Global Context’, in A. Bennett and P. Guerra (eds) (forthcoming) DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes. Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (forthcoming) ‘‘Situating ‘subculture: Towards an Understanding of Subculture as a Catch-all Term of Convenience’, in B. van der Steen and T.P. Verburgh (eds) Subcultures Between Mythmaking and History Writing. London: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (forthcoming, 2019) ‘The (Dark)Clown Figure in Popular Music’, in T.M. Kitts and N. Baxter-Moore (eds) The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor. New York, NY: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (forthcoming) ‘Popular Music’, in P.A. Atkinson, S. Delamont,
M. Hardy and M. Williams (eds) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Research Methods. London: SAGE.

Bennett, A. and Nikulinsky, L. (forthcoming) ‘Well-being, Young People and Music Scenes’, in K. Skewes-McFerran, P. Derrington and S. Saarikallio (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Young People and Music Scenes. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bennett, A. (forthcoming) ‘Hip Hop Dance: Towards an Understanding of Conceptual and Theoretical Approaches’, in M. Fogarty and I. Kai Johnson (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Hip Hop Dance Studies. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Bennett, A. (forthcoming) ‘The Political Legacy of Woodstock: Rock Music Festivals and Protest’, in N. Manabe and E. Drott (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Protest Music. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Bennett, A. (forthcoming) ‘Hebdige, Punk and the Post-subcultural Meaning of Style’, in Subcultures Network (eds) Through the Subcultural Lens: Hebdige and Subculture in the 21st Century. Palgrave: Basingstoke.

Bennett, A. (2018) ‘DIY Preservationism and Recorded Music - Saving Lost Sounds’, in S. Baker, C. Strong and L. Istvandity (eds) The Routledge Handbook of Popular Music History and Heritage. London: Routledge.

Bennett, A. and Rogers, I. (2018) ‘The Making and Remaking of Brisbane and Hobart: Music Scenes in Australia’s ‘Second-Tier’ Cities’, in S. Brunt and G. Stahl (eds) Made in Australia and New Zealand: Studies in Popular Music. London: Routledge.

Lacasse, S. and Bennett, A. (2018) ‘Mix Tapes, Memory, and Nostalgia: An Introduction to Phonographic Anthologies’, in S. Lacasse (ed.) The Pop Palimpsest: Intertextuality in Recorded Popular Music. Ann Arbor, MT: University of Michigan Press.

Bennett, A. and Johan, N. (2018) ‘Young People, Gap Year Travel and the Neo-Tribal Experience’, in A. Hardy, A. Bennett and B. Robards (eds) Neo-Tribes – Consumption, Leisure, Tourism. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Bennett, A. and Rogers, I. (2017) ‘Popular music and Materiality: Memorabilia, Archives & Memory Traces’, in A. Bennett and S. Janssen (eds) Popular Music, Cultural Memory and Heritage. Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (2017) ‘Ethnography, Popular Music and Religion’, in C. Partridge and M. Moberg (eds) The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Bennett, A. (2016) ‘Popular Music and Cultural Sociology’, in D. Inglis (ed.) The Sage Handbook of Cultural Sociology. London: Sage.

Feldman-Barrett, C. and Bennett, A. (2016) ‘“All that Glitters”: Glam, Bricolage and the History of Post-war Youth Culture’, in I. Chapman and H. Johnson (eds) Global Glam and Popular Music: Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s. London: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (2016) ‘Music and Virtuality: Values, Relationships and Identities’, in S. Whiteley and S. Rambarran (eds) Music and Virtuality. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bennett, A. (2015) ‘Music and Place’, in T. Beyer, T. Burkhalter and H. Liechti (eds) Seismographic Sounds. Visions of a New World. Norient, Numer 015. Bern: Norient Books.

Bennett, A. (2015) ‘Mediation, generational memory and the dead music icon’, in C. Strong and B. Lebrun (eds) Death and the Rock Star. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Bennett, A. (2015) ‘Speaking of Youth Culture’: A Critical Analysis of (Post)Youth Culture in the New Century’, in D. Woodman and A. Bennett (eds) Youth Cultures, Transitions and Generations: Bridging the Gap in Youth Research. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Bennett, A. (2015) ‘Fade to Grey: The Forgotten History of the British New Romantic Movement’, in C. Feldman-Barrett (ed.) Lost Histories of Youth Culture. New York: Peter Lang.

Bennett, A. (2015) ‘Youth Culture, Ageing and Identity’, in J. Twigg and W. Martin (eds) Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology. London: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (2015) ‘Youth and Play: Identity, Politics and Lifestyle’, in J. Wyn and H. Cahill (eds) Handbook of Children and Youth Studies. Singapore: Springer.

Bennett, A. (2015) ‘Popular Music, Community and Self’, in J. Shepherd and K. Devine (eds) The Routledge Reader on the Sociology of Music. New York, NY: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (2015) ‘Australian Subcultures: Reality or Myth?’, in S. Baker, B. Robards and B. Buttigieg (eds) Youth Cultures and Subcultures: Australian Perspectives. Farnham: Ashgate.

Bennett, A. (2015) ‘Popular Music and the ‘Problem’ of Heritage’, in S. Cohen, R. Knifton, M. Leonard, and L. Roberts (eds) Sites of Popular Music Heritage. Routledge: London.

Bennett, A. (2014) ‘Penggunaan Pengetahuan “OrangDalam” dalam
Penelitian Etnografi tentang Pentas Musik Anak Muda Kontemporer’, in M. Najib Azca Derajad S. Widhyharto Oki Rahadianto Sutopo (eds) Buku Panduan Studi Kepemudaan: Teori, Metodologi dan Isu-Isu Kontemporer. Youth Studies Centre (YouSure) Fisipol, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.

Bennett, A. and Woodward, I. (2014) ‘Festival Spaces, Identity, Experience and Belonging’, in A. Bennett, J. Taylor and I. Woodward (eds) The Festivalization of Culture. Farnham: Ashgate.

Bennett, A. (2014) ‘Youth Culture and the Internet: A Subcultural or Post-subcultural Phenomenon?’, in Subcultures Network (ed.) Subcultures, Popular Music and Social Change. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Bennett, A. (2014) ‘Popular Music, Cultural Memory and the Peripheral City’, in A. Barber-Kersovan, V. Kirchberg, R. Kuchar (eds) Music City: Musikalische Annäherungen an die »kreative Stadt« transcript: Bielefeld.

Bennett, A. and Rogers. I. (2014) ‘In Search of Underground Brisbane: Music, Memory and Cultural Heritage’, in B. Lashua, K. Spracklen and S. Wagg (eds) Sounds and the City: Popular Music, Place and Globalisation. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Bennett, A. (2014) ‘Reappraising Counterculture’, in S. Whiteley and J. Sklower (eds) Countercultures and Popular Music. Farnham: Ashgate.

Bennett, A. (2013) ‘Paganism and the Counter Culture’, in D. Weston and A. Bennett (eds) Pop Pagans. London: Equinox.

Bennett, A. (2013) ‘Youth culture, leisure and lifestyle: From subcultures to neo-tribes’, in T. Blackshaw (ed.) Handbook of Leisure Studies. London: Routledge.

Allaste, A.-A. and Bennett, A. (2013) ‘Lifestyles in Former Socialist Societies’, in Allaste, A.-A. (ed) ‘Back in the West’: Changing Lifestyles in Transforming Societies. Peter Lang Publishers.

Bennett, A. (2013) ‘Cheesy Listening: Popular Music and Ironic Listening Practices’, in S. Baker, A. Bennett and J. Taylor (eds) Redefining Mainstream Popular Music. New York: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (2012) ‘The continuing importance of the “cultural” in the study of youth’, in R. White (ed.) Youth subcultures: Theory, history and the Australian experience, 2nd edn. Hobart: Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies. (Reprint)

Bennett, A. (2012) ‘Dance parties, lifestyle and strategies for ageing’ in A. Bennett, and P. Hodkinson (eds) Ageing and Youth Cultures: Music, Style and Identity. Oxford: Berg.

Baker, S., Bennett, A. and Wise, P. (2012) ‘Living ‘the Strip’: negotiating neighbourhood, community and identities on Australia’s Gold Coast’, in H. Skott-Myhre and J. Richardson (eds) Habitus of the Hood. London: Intellect Books.

Bennett, A. (2012) ‘“Let me know you’re out there!” Male rock vocal and audience participation’ in S.D. Harrison, G. Welch and A. Adler (eds) International Perspectives on Males and Singing in Music. Amsterdam: Education Springer.

Bennett, A. (2011) ‘From subculture to post subculture: A critical overview of contemporary youth cultural studies’, in B. Cohen (ed) Being Cultural. Auckland: Pearson.

Bennett, A. (2011) ‘Towards a cultural sociology of popular music’, in C. Rojek (ed.) Popular Music. London: Sage (Reprint).

Bennett, A. (2011) ‘Subcultures or Neo-Tribes? Rethinking the relationship between youth, style and musical taste’, in C. Rojek (ed.) Popular Music. London: Sage. (Reprint)

Cummings, J., Woodward, I., and Bennett, A. (2011) 'Festival Spaces, Green Sensibilities and Youth Culture', In Delanty,G., Giorgi, L., and Sassatelli, M. (eds) Festivals and the Cultural Public Sphere. London: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (2011) ‘Nie zu alt? Älterwerden und Popmusik’, in R. Reitsamer and W. Fichna (eds) ‘They Say I’m Different’ …: Popularmusik, Szenen und ihre Akteur_innen’. Löcker Verlag: Vienna.

Bennett, A. and Baker, S. (2010) ‘Classic Albums: The re-presentation of the rock album on British television’, in I. Inglis (ed.) Popular Music on British Television. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Bennett, A. (2010) ‘Subcultures or Neo-Tribes? Rethinking the relationship between youth, style and musical taste’, in M. Pickering (ed.) Popular Culture. London: Sage (Reprint).

Bennett, A. (2010) ‘Popular music, cultural memory and everyday aesthetics’ in E. de la Fuente, E. and P. Murphy (eds) Philosophical and Cultural Theories of Music. Leiden: Brill.

Bennett, A. (2010) ‘Missing Links: Britpop traces, 1970 – 1980’, in A. Bennett and J. Stratton, (eds) Britpop and the English Music Tradition, Aldershot: Ashgate.

Bennett, A. (2009) ‘Spectacular soundtracks: Youth and music’, in A. Furlong (ed.) Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood. New Perspectives and Agendas. London: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (2008) ‘‘Still Talking About My Generation!’ The Representation of Youth in Popular Music’, in P. Jamieson and D. Romer(eds) The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media and Why it Matters. New York: Oxford University Press.

Bennett, A. (2008) ‘Popular Music, Media and the Narrativisation of Place’ in G. Bloustien, M. Peters and S. Luckman (eds) Sonic Synergies: Music, Identity. Technology and Community. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Bennett, A. (2007) ‘“As Young As You Feel”: Youth as Cultural Discourse’, in P. Hodkinson and W. Dieke (eds) Youth Culture: Scenes, Subcultures and Tribes. London: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (2007) ‘Sound: Music and the Spoken Word’, in I. Douglas, R. Huggett and C. Perkins (eds) The Companion Encyclopedia of Geography, vol. 2, 2nd edn. London: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (2006) ‘Even Better than the Real Thing? Understanding the Tribute Band Phenomenon’, in S. Homan (ed.) Access All Eras: Tribute Bands and Global Pop Culture. Buckingham, Open University Press.

Bennett, A. (2006) ‘Subcultures or Neo-Tribes? Rethinking the relationship between youth, style and musical taste’, in A. Bennett, B. Shank and Toynbee (eds) The Popular Music Studies Reader. London: Routledge. (Reprint)

Bennett, A. (2005) ‘Subcultures or Neo-Tribes? Rethinking the relationship between youth, style and musical taste’, in M. Hogg (ed.) Consumer Behaviour. London: Sage (Reprint).

Bennett, A. (2004) ‘Hip Hop am Main, Rappin’ on the Tyne: Hip Hop Culture as a Local Construct in Two European Cities’, in M. Forman and M.A. Neal (eds) That’s the Joint! The Hip-Hop Studies Reader. London: Routledge.

Bennett, A. (2004) ‘Chilled Ibiza’: Dance Tourism and the Neo-Tribal Island Community’, in K. Dawe (ed.) Island Musics. Oxford, Berg.

Bennett, A. (2004) ‘New Tales from Canterbury: The Making of a Virtual Music Scene’, in A. Bennett, and R.A. Peterson (eds) Music Scenes: Local, Trans-Local and Virtual. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press.

Bennett, A. (2004) ‘Virtual Subculture? Youth, Identity and the Internet’, in A. Bennett and K. Kahn-Harris (eds) After Subculture: Critical Studies in Contemporary Youth Culture. Basingstoke, Palgrave.

Bennett, A. (2004) ‘“Everybody’s happy, everybody’s free”: Representation and Nostalgia in the Woodstock Film’, in A. Bennett (ed.) Remembering Woodstock. Aldershot, Ashgate.

Bennett, A. (2003) ‘The Frankfurt “Rockmobil”: A new insight into the significance of music-making for young people’, in P.C. Nolan (ed.) 20 Years of Youth and Policy. London: The National Youth Agency (Reprint).

Bennett, A. (2003) ‘The Use of ‘Insider’ Knowledge in Ethnographic Research on Contemporary Youth Music Scenes’, in A. Bennett, C. Cieslik and S. Miles (eds) Researching Youth, Basingstoke, Palgrave.

Bennett, A. (2003) ‘Hip Hop am Main: Die Lokalisierung von Rap-Musik und HipHop-Kultur’, in J. Androutsopoulos (ed.) Hip Hop: globale Kultur - lokale Praktiken. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag [Cultural Studies 3].

Bennett, A. (2001) ‘Plug in and Play! UK Indie Guitar Culture’, in A. Bennett and K. Dawe (eds) Guitar Cultures. Oxford, Berg.

Bennett, A. (2001) ‘Contemporary Youth Music and “Risk” Lifestyles’, in J. Best (ed.) How Claims Spread: Cross-National Diffusion of Social Problems. Aldine de Gruyter, Hawthorne, NY.

Bennett, A. (2000) ‘Local Interpretations of Global Music’, in N. Abercrombie and A. Warde (eds) The Contemporary British Society Reader. London, Polity.

Bennett, A. (2000) ‘“Sitting in an English Garden”: Comparing representations of Britishness in the songs of the Beatles and 90s Britpop groups’, in I. Inglis (ed.) The Beatles, Popular Music and Society: A Thousand Voices. London, Macmillan.

Bennett, A. (1998) ‘Going Down the Pub: The pub rock scene as a resource for the consumption of popular music’ (abridged version), in T. Hautamäki and H. Järviluoma (eds) Music On Show: Issues of Performance. Tampere University, Finland.

Bennett, A. (1998) ‘Something old, something new: Expatriate musicians and musical authenticity’, in T. Mitsui (ed.) Popular Music: Intercultural Interpretations. Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan.

Guest editorships of special journal editions

Bennett, A., Cashman, D. and Lewondowski, N. (forthcoming) ‘Regional and Rural Popular Music Scenes’. Popular Music & Society.

Bennett, A. (ed.) (2018) ‘Youth, music and DIY careers’. Cultural Sociology, 12(2).

Bennett, A. and Janssen, S. (eds) (2016) ‘Popular Music, Heritage and Memory’. Popular Music & Society, 39(1).

Bennett, A. and Robards, B. (eds) (2012) ‘Mediated Youth Cultures’. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 26(2).

Bennett, A., Stratton, J. and Peterson, R.A. (eds) (2008) ‘Australian Music Scenes’. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 22(5).

Bennett, A. (ed.) (2005) ‘Popular Music and Leisure’. Leisure Studies, 24(4).

Research Grants

Bennett, A. (2017) ‘Contemporary Music Plan: Audience Research’, City of Gold Coast ($15,000 AUD).

Guerra, P., Bennett, A., Moreira, T., Quintela, P., Abreu, P., Santos Silva, A. (2016) ‘Under Connected. On and offline Luso-Brazilian music scenes’. Transnational cooperation /Contest of Bilateral Agreements (Portugal and Brazil). Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) (Portugal) and Coordination of Improvement Higher Education Personnel CAPES (Brazil) (€10.000,00).

Bennett, A. (2015) ‘Contemporary Music Plan: Accessing Live Music on the Gold Coast’, City of Gold Coast ($12,000 AUD).

Wood, W., Bennett, A., Coomber, R. Hart, T. and Pavlidis, A. (2015) ‘The Place and Space of Youth on the Gold Coast: An Examination of Youth Culture, Subculture and Deviance in a Leisure Economy’, Arts, Education and Law Collaborative Grant Scheme (Griffith University) ($10,000 AUD).

Marontate, J. and Bennett, A. (2013 – 14) ‘Popular Music Heritage as a Resource in the New Economy’. Simon Fraser / Griffith University Collaborative Grant Scheme ($10,000 CAD).

Guerra, P. and Bennett, A., Abreu, P., Santos Silva, A. (2012 – 2014) ‘Keep it simple, make it fast! Prolegomenons and punk scenes, a road to portuguese contemporaneity (1977-2012)’. Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) (Portugal), (€92.684,00).

Bennett, A. Baker, S., Homan, S. and Doyle, P. (2010 - 12) ‘Popular music and cultural memory: Localised popular music histories and their significance for national music industries’. ARC Discovery Grant ($374,000 AUD).

Bennett, A. (2004 – 05) ‘Patterns of informal learning among young people in community music-making projects’. Surrey URSF/Department of Sociology (£2,125).

Buckingham, D. and Bennett, A (2004) ‘Informal learning and creativity in young people’s popular musical cultures: a comparative analysis’. Nuffield Foundation (£5,940).

Bloustien, G. Homan, S., Bennett, A and Defranz, T. (2003 – 05) ‘Playing for Life: The Everyday Music Practices of Marginalised Youth as Strategic Pathways to Agency, Employment and Socio-Economic Inclusion’. ARC Discovery Grant ($370,000 AUD).

Simmons, R. and Bennett, A (1999 – 2000) ‘Cultural Diversity in Black and Asian Film’. British Film Institute (£30,000).

Travel grants

(May 2001) British Academy Overseas Conference Grant (£184.00) to attend conference ‘Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Popular Music Studies 20 Years Later’ - 11th International Association for the Study of Popular Music International Conference, University of Turku, Turku, Finland.

(May 1998) British Council Travel Grant (£350.00) to attend conference ‘Twentieth Century Narratives - Sixth Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas’, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel.

Public Lectures

Leuphana

(4 Aug. 2015) ‘Popular music, ageing and identity’. Milestone in Music – Public Lecture Series, School of Music, Australian National University.

(3 Mar. 2015) ‘Mediated Youth Culture: A subcultural or post-subcultural phenomenon’, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere, Finland.

(25 Sep. 2007) ‘Growing old disgracefully? Popular music and the ageing fan.

The Australian  Sociological Association Public Lecture, Griffith Graduate Centre, South Bank, Brisbane.

Keynote Addresses

(5 Nov. 2018) ‘Youth Cultures and Well-Being’, Annual Conference of the Finnish Youth Research Network, University of Helsinki, Finland.

(25 May 2017) ‘Woodstock 2019? Reflections on a fifty-year legacy … and predictions for the music festival of a “lifetime”’, CHIME Conference – Music, Festivals, Heritage, Sienna Jazz Archive, Sienna, Italy.

(11 Dec. 2016) ‘Music (post)subcultures and scenes in the Asia Pacific: Towards a rethinking of concepts and theories’. 5th Inter-Asia Popular Music Studies Conference. Monash University, Australia.

(18 Jul. 2016) ‘DIY Music Scenes: Space, Place and Memory’. Keep it Simple, Make it Fast: DIY Cultures, Spaces and Places. University of Porto, Portugal.

(2 Jul. 2016) Youth Culture and the Internet: A Subcultural or Post-Subcultural Phenomenon?’. Researching Social Media Use: Identity. Community and Political Dissent. Annual Conference of the Media Discourse Group, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.

(26 Feb. 2016) ‘Music scenes and ageing bodies’. British Sociological Association Ageing Body and Society Study Group, University of Manchester, UK.

(15.Jul. 2015) ‘Working at perfect: Sociology and the ever-changing landscape of DIY cultural practice’, Keep it Simple, Make it Fast: Crossing Borders of Underground Music Scenes. University of Porto, Portugal.

(13 Jul. 2015) ‘From subculture to post-subculture … where to next?’, PhD Summer School, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal.

(09 Jul. 2014) ‘Punk in Portugal, 1977 – 2012: A Sociocultural History’, Keep It Simple Make it Fast: Underground Music Scenes and DIY Cultures, University of Porto, Portugal.

(12 Jun. 2013) ‘Youth culture and the internet’, 14th Nordic Youth Research Symposium, Tallinn University, Estonia.

(08 Sep. 2011) ‘Popular music and the ‘problem’ of heritage’. Sites of Popular Music Heritage Symposium, University of Liverpool, UK.

(03 Mar. 2011) ‘Youth culture and ageing’. Youth (Sub)cultures in Changing Societies Tallinn University, Estonia.

(07 Jul. 2010) ‘Subculture to post-subculture: Some reflections ten years on’. Youth 2010: Identities, Transitions and Cultures conference. BSA Youth Study Group Annual Conference, University of Surrey, UK.

(24 Nov. 2007) ‘Cultural Castaways? Thinking critically about ageing popular music audiences’. ‘Islands’, Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Musicological Societies, Griffith University, 2007.

(31 Mar. 2007) ‘“Heritage rock”: Music, Culture and DIY Preservationism’. ‘New Frontiers in Arts Sociology: Creativity, Support and Sustainability’, interim conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) Network for the Sociology of the Arts, University of Lüneburg, Lüneburg, Germany, 27 March – 1 April, 2007.

(03 Sep. 2006) ‘Popular music and the ageing fan’. Biannual conference of the UK and Ireland Branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, 1-3 September, 2006.

(03 Dec. 2005) ‘Missing links: Seventies Rock and Pop and Popular Music Studies’. Annual conference of the Australia / New Zealand branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, 3-6 December, 2005.

(27 Nov. 2004) ‘Guitar Cultures: Research at the Global Crossroads’ (co-presented with Kevin Dawe, University of Leeds). The Sounds of the Guitar, School of Music, University of Leeds, 26 – 27 November, 2004.

(13 Sep. 2003) ‘As Old as You Feel: Youth as Cultural Narrative’. Third BSA Youth Study Group Annual Conference, Scenes, Subcultures and Tribes: Youth Culture in the 21 Century. University College Northampton, 11-13 September, 2003.

Invited Conference Presentations

(2017) The Canterbury Sound as Local, Trans-local and Virtual Scene’, Canterbury Sound: Place, Music and Myth, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK.

(25 Oct. 2015) ‘The Other Legacy of Woodstock: Popular Music, Protest and the Rock Festival’, Rethinking Protest Music: The Sounds of Dissent’, School of Music, Princeton University, USA.

(05 Feb. 2015) ‘‘Speaking of Youth Culture’: A Critical Analysis of (Post)Youth Culture in the New Century’, Sociology Days: Finnish Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of Helsinki, Finland.

(14 Feb. 2013) Andy Bennett and Chris Driver, ‘Music Scenes, Space and the Body’, The Social Spaces of Music, Conference organised by the Centre for Research on Economic and Social Change, University of Manchester, UK.

(15 Jul. 2012) Andy Bennett and Ian Rogers, ‘In the Scattered Fields of Memory: Unofficial Live Music Venues, Collective Memory and Local Live Music Scenes in three Australian Cities’, Inter-Asia Popular Music Society, Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan.

(20 Jun. 2010) ‘Between the Old Grey Whistle Test and Top of the Pops: British Pop-rock in the Early 1970s’, Crossroads: Association of Cultural Studies Annual Conference, Lingnan University, Hong Kong.

(2 May 2009) ‘Never Too Old: Ageing and Popular Music’, ‘They Say I’m Different’: Popular Music Scenes and their Communities’, Institute for Music Sociology, University of Creative and Performing Arts, Vienna, Austria.

(29 Sep., 2008) ‘Die-hard rockers and ageing punks: When youth culture meets middle age.’ German Society of Music Research conference 'Musik und Stadt ? Traditionen und Perspektiven urbaner Musikkulturen', University of Leipzig, Leipzig, 28 Sep. – 1 Oct.

(19 June, 2008) ‘“Heritage rock”: Music, culture and DIY preservationism’. ‘Classification in the Arts and Media: The Impact of Globalization and Commercialization.’ Erasmus University, Rotterdam, June 18-20.

(6 May 2005) ‘Punks Not Dead: The Continuing Significance of Punk Rock for an Older Generation of Fans’. Culture in the World – Inaugural Conference of the Center for Cultural Sociology, Yale University, New Haven, USA.

(23 Mar. 2005) ‘Popular Music, Fandom and Ageing: A Case Study of Punk Rock’. University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia.

(21 Mar. 2005) ‘Punks Not Dead: The Continuing Significance of Punk Rock for an Older Generation of Fans’. University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

(10 Sept. 2004) ‘Popular Music, Fandom and Aging: A Case Study of Punk Rock’. British Society of Gerontology Annual Meeting, Roehamptom University.

(17 Aug. 2004) ‘Popular Music, Fandom and Ageing’: A case study of punk rock’. Institute for Scientific Analysis, San Francisco.

(14 Aug. 2004) ‘“Punks Not Dead”: The Continuing Significance of Punk Rock for an Older Generation of Fans’. Society for the Study of Symbolic Interactionism Annual Conference, San Francisco.

(8 May, 2004) Hip Hop am Main, Rappin’ on the Tyne: Local Hip Hop Cultures in two European Cities. com.unity – Transformationen musikalischer Praktiken, Zentrum für Kunst und Media, Karlsruhe, Germany.

(20 Aug. 2003) ‘Consolidating the Music Scenes Perspective’, American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, USA.

(18 Jul., 2003) ‘From Subculture to Virtual Subculture? Youth, Creativity and the Internet’. Live video link-up from UK with Sonic Synergies, Creative Cultures conference, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia.

(14 Mar. 2002) ‘Virtual Music Scenes’. Digital World Research Centre Seminar Series, University of Surrey.

(11 May 2001) ‘The significance of “locality” in post-subcultural studies of youth, style and popular music’. Post-Subcultural Formations Workshop, Depot, Vienna, Austria. Event funded by Austrian Ministry for Science, Culture and Sport.

(15 Sep. 2000) ‘Local hip hop cultures in Germany and the UK’.  Round Table on youth cultures co-organised by the State Universities of Kazan and Ul’ianovsk, Ul’ianovsk, Russian Federation.

(22 Jun. 2000) ‘The cultural reterritorialisation of hip hop in Frankfurt, Germany’.  Paper presented as part of panel entitled The Global and the Local in Contemporary Youth Cultures, Crossroads in Cultural Studies, University of Birmingham, UK.

(26 Sep. 1998) ‘Rethinking Patterns of Urban Resistance: Dance music, collective identity and the appropriation of urban space in Newcastle upon Tyne’.  „Jugendkulturen und Protest“ - „Soziale Bewegungen“ der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (DVPW), Wissentschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, Berlin, Germany.

(18 Aug. 1998) ‘Popular styles, local interpretations: Hip hop, youth and identity in two European cities’.  Twentieth Century Narratives - Sixth Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel.

Invited Seminar and Symposia Presentations

Canterbury Sound

(24.07.2015) ‘Subcultural Debates, Ageing and Adulthood’. Theories and Concepts in Youth Studies. Newcastle Youth Studies Group, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, NSW.

(29 Aug. 2014) Stefano Barone, Andy Bennett and Elham Golpooshnezhad, ‘Popular Music Scenes, Youth and Everyday Life in the Global South – A case study of Iran and Tunisia’, Youth Outside the Northern Metropole, University of Newcastle, NSW.

(18 Nov. 2013) Andy Bennett and Ian Rogers, ‘In Search of Subcultural Brisbane: Music, Memory and Cultural Heritage’, ‘“This is My City”: Popular Music and the Urban Experience’, RMIT University, Melbourne.

(19 Oct. 2012) ‘Popular Music and the Problem of Heritage’, Department of Management and Marketing, University of Melbourne.

(20 July, 2011) ‘Popular Music, Ageing and Lifestyle’, Curtin University, Perth.

(13 July, 2011) ‘Growing Old Disgracefully? Popular Music and Ageing’, Edith Cowan University, Perth.

(1 Apr. 2005) ‘Punks Not Dead: The Continuing Significance of Punk Rock for an Older Generation of Fans’. Department of Sociology seminar series, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia.

(16 Mar. 2005) ‘Punks Not Dead: The Continuing Significance of Punk Rock for an Older Generation of Fans’. Centre for Public Culture and Ideas, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

(15 Mar. 2005) ‘Virtual Music Scenes’. Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

(15 Feb. 2005) ‘Popular Music, Fandom and Ageing: A Case Study of Punk Rock’. The Hawke Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia.

(09 Dec. 2004) ‘Popular Music, Fandom and Ageing: A Case Study of Punk Rock’. School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent.

(8 Dec. 2003) ‘Too Old to Rock and Roll: Popular Music Fandom, Ageing and Biography’, University of Brighton, UK

(2 Dec. 2003) ‘Growing Old Disgracefully? Popular Music and Older Generations of Fans’. Institute for the Study of Popular Music, University of Liverpool, UK

(22 Feb. 2002) ‘Youth, music and creativity: Music as a creative resource in the lives of young people’. Medical Research Centre - Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow.

(8 Aug. 2001) ‘Hip hop culture and local identity in Frankfurt am Main, Germany’. Goethe Institut, Salvador, Brazil.

(3 Jun. 2000) ‘Local hip hop cultures in Germany and the UK’.  Department of Folklore, Memorial University of New Foundland, St. Johns, New Foundland, Canada.

(22 Oct. 1997) ‘Hip hop am Main, rappin’ on the Tyne: Hip hop culture as a local construct’.  Logie Baird Seminar Series, Centre for Film, TV and Theatre Studies, University of Glasgow.

(16 Apr. 1997) ‘Popular music and national identity’.  Populærmusikkens Rolle I Ungdomskulturen seminar, Vestfold College, Tønsberg, Norway.

(17 Oct. 1995) ‘Going down the pub: The pub rock scene as a resource for the consumption of popular music’.  Institute for the Study of Popular Music (University of Liverpool) Research Seminar Series.

Invited Guest Lectures

(4 Aug, 2015) ‘From Subculture to Post-subculture: A Critical Overview of Contemporary Youth Cultural Studies’, School of Music, Australian National University.

(6 Dec, 2013) ‘Popular Music and Cultural Heritage’, Chung Cheng University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

(4 Dec, 2013) ‘Growing Old Disgracefully? Ageing Popular Music Audiences’, Cheng University, Chiayi.Taiwan.

(3 Dec. 2013) ‘Popular Music and Youth Culture’, Cheng University, Chiayi.Taiwan.

(17 Jun. 2013) ‘Territories, Identities and Musical Scenes’, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Porto, Portugal.

(6 Jun. 2013) ‘Urban Musical Cultures’, Coimbra, Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

(5 Jun. 2013) ‘Youth Cultures and Music: A Research Pathway’, Institute of Sociology, University of Porto, Portugal.

(21.Feb. 2013, University of Helsinki, Music, Style, and Aging: Growing Old Disgracefully? Faculty of Social Science. Organised by Department of Economic and Social History, University of Helsinki in cooperation with the Finnish Youth research Society.

(19 Feb. 2013) University of Tampere, Music, Style, and Aging: Growing Old Disgracefully? Organised by School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere in cooperation with the Finnish Youth research Society.

(3 May, 2012) From subculture to post subculture: A critical overview of contemporary youth cultural studies

(17 Feb. 2006) ‘Popular music, fandom and ageing’, Living Sociology Speaker Series, Department of Sociology, Belmont University, Nashville, TN.

(18 Oct. 2005) ‘Music Scenes’. Department of Music, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA.

(5 Apr. 2005) ‘Qualitative Methods and Sociological Research’. Department of Sociology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.

(15 Feb. 2005) ‘Ethnography in Social Science Research’. School of Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia.

(4 Aug. 2003) ‘Trans-Atlantic Pop Culture Connections in 1950s and 1960s’. Kings College London. Organised through the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad, Northern Kentucky University, USA.

(6 Aug. 2001) ‘Rethinking Subcultural Theory: A critical examination of youth, style and identity’. Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil.

(19 Sep. 2000) ‘Youth, Music and Gender’/‘Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture’. Summer School – Youth and Lifestyle co-organised by State Universities of Kazan and Ul’ianovsk, Ul’ianovsk, Russian Federation

(17 Sep. 2000) ‘The Development of the Modern Youth Market’. Summer School – Youth and Lifestyle co-organised by State Universities of Kazan and Ul’ianovsk, Ul’ianovsk, Russian Federation

(26 Apr. 1999) ‘Music, Popular Culture and Identity’. Chelsea School of Physical Education Sports Science Dance and Leisure, University of Brighton.

(26 Mar. 1999) ‘Researching Youth Culture, Popular Music and Local Identity’ Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, USA.

(24 Mar. 1999) ‘The Canterbury Sound: Music, media and urban mythscapes’. Department of Music, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA.

(17 Feb. 1998) ‘Culture and Counter Culture: Music of the 60s’. Department of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Glasgow.

(14 Jun. 1997) ‘Britpop and British Cultural Identity’. The Open University, Durham Centre.

(30 Jan. 1996) ‘The localisation of rap music and hip hop culture in Frankfurt am Main, Germany’. European Leisure Studies Group 7th Winter University, held at the Christelijke Hogeschool, Leeuwarden, Holland.

(30 Nov. 1995) ‘Conducting Ethnographic Research’. Department of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Durham.

PhDs currently supervised

Christopher Driver: ‘Hold Fast: A Sensory Ethnography of Hardcore and Everyday Life on Australia’s Gold Coast’ (Australian Postgraduate Award).

Benjamin Düster: ‘… Cassettes?! Encountering an Analog Format in the Digital Presence’ (Postgraduate Research Scholarship / Griffith University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship).

Eva Hargitay: ‘Examining how Musical Memory can be Transfigured to Become Popular Music Heritage’.

Yan Huang: ‘Emotional-Geo-Politics of Tourism in the South China Sea’.

Simon Jun: ‘Pop Culture Shock: An Ethnographic Study of Eastern Screen Narratives’ (Australian Postgraduate Award)

Lise Nikulinsky: ‘Inviting Stories from Young People About Popular Music, Subculturalism and Identity from a Place on the Margin’.

Vladimir Petkovic: New Europe and Youth Cultures in Serbia’s Period of Transition (Postgraduate Research Scholarship / Griffith University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship).

Ed Southern: ‘Anchors Away: The Gold Coast Cruise Ship Terminal as a Catalyst for the Gold Coast Identity Crisis’ (Australian Postgraduate Award).

Sam Vallen: ‘Vanguards of Progressive Ideology: A Reassessment of the Enduring Definition of Progressive Rock’ (Australian Postgraduate Award)

Oxana Vasilyeva: ‘Cultural Protests in Russia and Serbia in the 21st Century: A Study of the Potential of Independent Culture as a Voice for Socio-political Change’ (Postgraduate Research Scholarship / Griffith University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship)

PhDs supervised to completion (School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science, Griffith University unless otherwise stated)

(2018) Ashleigh Watson: 'Essays in Humanities: Exploring Critical Theory Through Creative Public Writing’ (Australian Postgraduate Award).

(2018) Michelle Natalo: ‘How Spanish Language Newspapers Supports the Maintenance of the Spanish Language and Cultural Identity among Hispanic Diasporas in Australia’.

(2017) Ben Green: ‘Peak music experiences: A new perspective on popular music, identity and scenes’.

(2017) Somayeh Khani: ‘Staging Risk Society: A Cultural Sociological Reading of In-Yer-Face Thearre’ (Postgraduate Research Scholarship / Griffith University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship).

(2017) Eurico Vianna Neto: ‘Capoeira and Transnational Culture: Investigating the Social Role of a Globally  Mobile Traditional Cultural Practice’.

(2017) Elham Golpushnezhad: ‘Rapping Islam - An ethnographic Study of Rap Culture in Morocco, Tunisia and the United States’ (Postgraduate Research Scholarship / Griffith University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship).

(2016) Stefano Barone; ‘Three Youth Cultures in Post-revolutionary Tunisia: Metal, Hip Hop and Electro’ (Griffith University Postgraduate Research Scholarship / Griffith University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship).

(2015) Gavin Carfoot: ‘Making Things Musical: Material Culture and the Making of Musical Objects’.

(2014) Lauren Istvandity: ‘Musically Motivated Autobiographical Memories and the Lifetime Soundtrack’ (APA awarded by Griffith University).

(2014) William Lesitaokana: ‘“It’s My Mobile”: Adoption, Consumption and Meanings of the Mobile Phone Among Urban Youth in Botswana - An Ethnographic Study’.

(2014) Robbie Sykes: ‘Law Up Load: Jurisprudence and Rock Music’, School of Law, Griffith University (APA awarded by Griffith University).

(2012) Raphael Nowak: ‘The Digital Age of the Sound Environment: An Investigation of Everyday Interactions Between Listeners and Music’ (Postgraduate Research Scholarship / Griffith University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship).

(2012) Brady Robards: ‘Systems of Belonging: Identity, Integrity, and Affinity on Social Network Sites for Young People in Australia’ (APA awarded by Griffith University).

(2012) Silvia Tarassi: ‘Independent to What? An Analyis of the Live Music Scene in Milan.’ The Catholic University of Milan, Italy.

(2003) Norman Urquia: ‘Stepping Out: Dancing, Identity and Symbolic Conflict in London’s Salsa Scene’, Department of Sociology, School of Human Sciences, University of Surrey, UK.

(2002) Peter Webb: ‘Negotiating the Music Industry in Bristol’, University of the West of England, UK.

PhDs Examined

Robin Kuchar (2017) ‘Urbane Musikräume im Wandel. DIY geprägte Musikclubs auf St. Pauli zwischen Szene, Stadt und Music Industries’. Der Fakultät Kulturwissenschaften der Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg.

(2017) Myrtelle Picaud, ‘The Musical Subfield in Paris and Berlin: Orchestrating Musical, Urban and Professional Territories’, Centre Européen de Sociologie et de Science Politique, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.

(2017) Annalise Friend, ‘The Political Limits of the Conscious MC Brand: Ladi6, Urthboy and K’naan. School of the Arts, English and the Media, Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, University of Wollongong.

(2016) Laura Glitsos, ‘‘Ways of Feeling: The Transformation of Emotional Experience in Music Listening in the Context of Digitisation’, Department of Media, Culture and Creative Arts, Faculty of Humanities, Curtin University.

(2016) Elizabeth Turner, ‘What's Be Happen? A Bakhtinian Analysis of Aotearoa New Zealand's first Pacific Reggae Album’, Faculty of Culture and Society, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.

(2016) John Willsteed, ‘It's Not The Heat, It's The Humidity: A Contextual Historical Analysis of the Lives of Brisbane Musicians’, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology.

(2016) Oki Rahadianto Sutopo, ‘Young Indonesian Musicians: Making the Transition to Adulthood through Entrepreneurial Activities and Mobility’, School of Humanities and Social Science, University of Newcastle.

(2016) Lewis Tennant, “From Independent Record Shops to the Internet: Recorded Music Communities in the Digital Age’, School of Communication Studies, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.

(2015) Nicholas Russo, ‘"Feels Like We Only Go Backwards": Nostalgia and Contemporary Retro Rock Music’, School of Arts, English and Media, University of Wollongong.

(2014) Arno van der Hoeven, ‘Popular Music Memories: Places and Practices of Popular Music Heritage, Memory and Cultural Identity’, Erasmus University, Netherlands.

(2014) Susan Bird, ‘Melbourne’s Wildscapes: A Critical Ethnography, College of Law and Justice, Victoria University.

(2013) Christina Ballico, ‘Bury Me Deep In Isolation: A Cultural Examination of Peripheral Music Industry and Scene’, School of Communication and Arts, Edith Cowan University.

(2012) Ibrahim Bahige Abraham, ‘A Sociology of Christian Punk’, Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol, UK.

(2012) Din Mohammad, ‘Popular Music, Reality Television and the Cultural Identity of the Urban Poor in Dhaka’, Media Studies & Art History, University of Queensland.

(2011) Dianne Rodger, ‘Living Hip Hop: An Ethnographic Study of Hip Hop Culture in Adelaide and Melbourne', Discipline of Anthropology, University of Adelaide.

(2011) Tunca Arican, ‘Turkish Rap in the Netherlands: Globalization, Diasporic Identity and Cultural Conservatism’, Grieg Academy – Department of Music, University of Bergen, Norway.

(2008) Michelle Philipov, ‘A “Nihilistic Dreamboat to Negation”? The Cultural Study of Death Metal and the Limits of Political Criticism’, Discipline of English, University of Adelaide.

(2008) Dean Biron, ‘Contemporary Music and Its Audiences’, University of New England.

(2007) Joanne Cummings, ‘Sold Out! An Ethnographic Study of Australian Indie Music Festivals’, School of Social Sciences, University of Western Sydney.

(2005) Joseph Borlagdan, ‘Enabling Agency and Cultural Production: The Dependent Agency of the Independent Music Community’, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Flinders University.

(2004) Roy Mitchell Gill, ‘Stalking the Fan: Locating Fandom in Modern Life’, Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Stirling.

(2004) Miriam Crozier, ‘“Musicians, Music Industry and Music Policy in Northern Ireland”: Power Relations in a Local Music Scene’, School of Music, University of Liverpool.

(2004) Milan Todorovik, The Underground Music Scene in Belgrade, Serbia: A Multidisciplinary Study, Department of Leisure, Faculty of Leisure and Tourism, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, Brunel University.

(2003) Barbara Louise Hunter, ‘Neo-Tribe: Multiplicity, Fluidity and Flexibility in the Electronica Scene, Department of Criminology, University of Melbourne’.

(2003) Martina Böse, ‘“Black Music” in Manchester: “Diversity” and Exclusion in a City’s Club Culture Industry’, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University.

(2003) Sian Lincoln, ‘Private Space and Teenage Culture: Age, ‘Zones’ and Identity’, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University.

Internal

·      BA Review Committee (2018)

.      Arts Education and Law Group Research Committee (2008 –2015)

.      Griffith Social and Behavioural Research College Advisory Committee (2011 – 2015)

.      AEL ERA Advisor for 1608 (Sociology) (2010; 2012; 2015; 2018)

.      University Research Committee (2009 – 2012)

.      Faculty Executive, Arts, Education and Law (2008 – 2010)

External

·      Member of Judging Panel for Cultural Sociology SAGE Prize (2018)

·      ERA Peer Reviewer (1608 Sociology; 2001 Communication and Media Studies; 2002 Cultural Studies) (2018)

·      Advisory Board Member for the Institute for the Study of Social Change, University of Tasmania (2015 - present)

·      Advisory Board of the European Research Network for Emerging Technologies (2012 – 15)

·      ERA Peer Reviewer (1608 Sociology; 2002 Cultural Studies) (2012)

·      Review Panel, Youth Research Centre, University of Melbourne (2010)

.      Board of the European Sociological Association Research Network for the Sociology of the Arts (2005 – 2007)

·      External Validation Panel for proposed BA Sonic Media and BA Games Cultures degree pathways, London South Bank University (2004)

·      External Validation Panel for proposed Combined Studies Degree in Cultural Studies, St. Mary’s University College (2002)

·      External Examiner, Ruskin College, Oxford, UK (2001 - 05)

.      Chair of the UK and Ireland branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (2000 – 04)