Ian Woodward

Position: 
Professor
Affiliation: 
‘Consumption, Commerce and Culture’ research unit, Department of Marketing and Management, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
Doing Sociology – Funding, Teaching & Opportunities

Making and Re-Making Public Spaces: The Co(Vid)-Creation of Music Festivals

2020, issue 45, Signe Banke and Ian Woodward: We are researchers from an interdisciplinary team funded to study music festivals as spaces of social mixing, exchange, and encounter in multiple European settings. We prepared to collect field data in early summer 2020. Because our project was designed to address questions of sociality in (physical) public spaces, the spread of Covid-19 calls into question not only our methods and approach, it challenges us to reflect upon the project we promised to complete.

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