Our roundtable participants: Meri Kytö


Meri Kyto is a post-doctoral researcher in music studies at the University of Tampere, and docent of cultural study of sound at the University of Eastern Finland. She is interested in articulations of private and common acoustic spaces in urban environments. Her previous work have been on sonic domestication and articulations of acoustic privacy, soundscapes of political protest, busking, football fans and public libraries as well as cultural intimacy in sound design of Yeşilçam films and sonic representation of Istanbul in Turkish cinema.  Currently she’s writing on sensory agency and technology. She is the chair of the Finnish Society for Acoustic Ecology, on the editorial board of Soundscape: the Journal of Acoustic Ecology, and has edited five books on soundscape research. Webpage: http://merikyto.net

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