Dr. Eyram Fiagbedzi

Local Coordinator of the SGD-Graduate School 'Performing Sustainability: Cultures and Development in West Africa'

Dr. Eyram Fiagbedzi is an Ethnomusicologist with research interests in Ghanaian traditional and popular music performances in both secular and religious contexts. He was a grant recipient of the Volkswagen Stiftung scholarship Project, Formation and Transformation of Musical Archives in West African Societies. He has worked as Assistant Lecturer at the School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana where he taught courses in African music, Musical Traditions of the African Diaspora, and Introduction to gender. He also directed the African Ensemble, and coordinated both local and international programs (workshops, performances, seminars) at the department of music.  He is currently pursuing a PhD in Ethnomusicology at the Department of Music and Dance, University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

He is also the Local Coordinator of the DAAD funded SGD-Graduate School Performing Sustainability. Cultures and Development in West Africa which is a collaborative project between the University of Cape Coast (Ghana), University of Maiduguri (Nigeria) and University of Hildesheim (Germany).