Yngvar Kjus

Associate Professor
Image of Yngvar Kjus
Norwegian version of this page
Mobile phone +47-92084733
Room 309
Visiting address ZEB-bygningen Sem Sælands vei 2 A

Associate Professor of Music and Contemporary Media. 

Recently led the research project Music on demand: Economy and copyright in a digitized cultural sector (MUSEC), which was funded through the KULMEDIA program of the Research Council of Norway.  

Author of Live and Recorded: Music Experience in the Digital Millennium

Academic interests

  • popular music
  • music media
  • music industry
  • mediated experience
  • technology
  • cultural politics
  • copyright


My research focuses on music mediation via new media. The postdoc period was in the research project Clouds & Concerts which investigated key developments in live and recorded music in contemporary music culture. The PhD dealt with cross-media production. Work experience from 2008 to 2012: Senior Adviser at Arts Council Norway, Adviser at the Norwegian Media Authority, Media Analyst in NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation).  

Teaching and tutoring

  • MUS2531/4531 Musikk og medier
  • MUS2325 Musikklivet og musikkbransjen
  • MUS2500/4500 Music and copyright
  • MEVIT1110 Audiovisual aesthetics
  • MA, BA and PhD supervision 


Article of the Year Award in European Journal of Communication

Tags: Popular music, Music media, Music industry, Mediated experience, Technology, Cultural politics
Published Dec. 5, 2017 12:34 PM - Last modified Sep. 20, 2021 1:39 PM