Title: Doctor in ethnology
Position: Visiting researcher at the CREM-LESC
Institution: Laboratoire d'Ethnologie et de Sociologie Comparative, UMR 7186
Takes part in the project: Music and memory politics: emergence, history, appropriations
Julien Jugand holds a PhD in ethnology and is a music teacher and musician. Member of the Centre de Recherche en Ethnomusicologie (CREM-LESC) and of the cluster Pasts in the Present, he works in India since 2005 on modern history of Hindustani music's patronage. With the sociologist Joël Cabalion he also investigates political uses of bouddhist and ambedkarite music among lower castes and untouchables in Maharashtra. He teaches at the Department of Popular Music of Camille Saint-Saëns national school of music in Dieppe.