Techno legend Richie Hawtin is launching a new PhD scholarship at Huddersfield University in the UK, set to start in September 2023.
AIAIAI and Richie Hawtin’s TMA-2 Studio Wireless+ headphones are made for producers. The Richie Hawtin PhD Scholarship in Electronic Music, Cultures and Production will prepare a budding student for a career in electronic music, with the opportunity to research topics such as electronic music cultures and subcultures, clubbing, raving, and socio-sonic aesthetics, ethnographies, audiences, business and marketing, legal aspects, and much more.
Hawtin said of the scholarship in a press release, “I’m honoured to continue my relationship with the University of Huddersfield and participate in their PhD Scholarship program.” He continued, “My hope is to offer my experience and insight into the many areas of Techno culture which I’ve been involved in over the past thirty years. To assist in a student’s exploration of the past and inner workings of our industry and help them offer new critical analysis from a contemporary perspective.”
Only one candidate will be selected for the scholarship. Applications are running until 10 February. Find out more information at research.hud.ac.uk.
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