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Electronic Music and Postwar German Youth Culture

Presented by Dr Chris Tonkin and Dr Kati Tonkin

How could German musicians engage with their cultural heritage after the horrors inflicted on Europe by Hitler’s regime? This talk will reveal how in the title track of their 1974 album Autobahn the experimental electronic band Kraftwerk dared to look back to the past to find a way forward.

Date: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Time: 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Venue: City of Perth Library
Cost: Free, bookings required as places are limited.
Book now: electronicmusic.eventbrite.com.au

This event is part of the Museum of Sound series, presented in collaboration with the UWA Conservatorium of Music. The series explores aspects of our sonic past and present, and how our lives are shaped by sound and listening. Join us for the other events in the series:

Sounds and Words
Associate Professor Tanya Dalziell
Today, literature is most often read silently. In this talk, Tanya Dalziell will convince you that writing can also be noisy.

Date: Wednesday 23 October 2019
Time: 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Venue: City of Perth Library
Cost: Free, bookings required as places are limited.
Book now: soundsandwords.eventbrite.com.au

Vocal Modulation in Annual General Meetings and the Boardroom
Presented by Dr Frank Liu

The role of sound has received little attention in empirical finance literature. Learn about the latest work in studying vocal modulation in corporate earnings conference calls. Do the moods of executives change at different times of the day? If so, do these changes have implications for temporary stock mispricing?     

Date: Wednesday 27 November 2019
Time: 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Venue: City of Perth Library
Cost: Free, bookings required as places are limited.
Book now: vocalmod.eventbrite.com.au
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    Event Showings

    Tuesday 24 September 2019, 5.30pm to 6.30pm

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    Free Ticketed event

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    Location

    City of Perth Library

    573 Hay Street

    Perth WA 6000

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    Wheelchair Access