Zafer Özgen

Head of Department - Institutt for musikkvitenskap
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 2 ZEB-bygningen 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1017 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Academic interests

‎Leadership‎ - Opera/Contemporary Opera - ‎19th century music and Program music‎ -Music Aesthetics - Sustainability and Art.

Courses taught

  • Music History 19th and 20th century
  • ‎History of Opera/Contemporary Opera (MA - UiS)‎

  • Contemporary music (MA - UiS)‎

  • Sociologi of Music (MA - UiS)

Background

‎My background is interdisciplinary, with BSc in Industrial Design and MSc in Philosophy (METU), MA in Music (NTNU) and PhD in Musicology (CUNY-Graduate Center). In addition, I have a music education from Trøndelag Music Conservatory.‎

‎Since 2012 I have worked as head of department, first at the Music Conservatory, University of Tromsø, and at the Department of Media and Social Sciences, University of Stavanger in 2016-2020, before I joined the Department of Musicology, University of Oslo.‎

‎In the period 2002-2012 I held positions as associate professor at the University of Stavanger where I taught music history and opera history, and sociology of music. I was also responsible for talent development program in music performance, teaching/supervising several award winners in national and international competitions.‎

Appointments

  • Head of Department, Department of Media and Social Sciences, University of Stavanger
  • Head of Department, Music Conservatory, UiT the Arctic University of Norway
  • Associate Professor, Department of Music and Dance, University of Stavanger

Positions held

  • ‎Member of the National Council for Music - since 1.1.2021‎

    ‎Member of the National Council for Media Studies 2016-2020‎

    ‎Member of the National Council for Music 2012-2016‎

    ‎Member of the Council for Performing Music Education 2012 – 2016‎

    Nordlys festival Board Member 2012 - 2016

    ‎International Musicological Society - member of programme committee, conference 2016‎

    ‎Arctic frontiers, member of programme committee, conference 2016‎

 

Publications

  • Özgen, Zafer (2022). "Analyzing Hans Werner Henze’s Early Operas – Case Studies." Symposium: Musik, Netzwerke, Selbstzeugnisse: Aktuelle forschung zu Hans Werner Henze - Paderborn University .
  • Özgen, Zafer (2022). Passion of Man, Rule of Law: Hans Werner Henze’s Autobiographical Opera Der Prinz von Homburg. 12th Biennial Conference on Music Since 1900 - Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. .
  • Özgen, Zafer (2019). Leo Brouwer. Store Norske Leksikon (Nettutgaven).
  • Özgen, Zafer (2018). Hans Werner Henze. Store Norske Leksikon (Nettutgaven).
  • Özgen, Zafer (2017). "Norwegian Initiatives in Internationalization in Higher Education" - Southeast University, Nanjing.

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