The conference is now over. Thank you for participating!

The overall goal of Genus project is to raise the awareness of gender and equality perspectives in music education. We want to equip students, teachers and leaders in music education with practical tools to make the gender balance more equal in the future.
The next and third Genus Conference will be held at Sankt Gertrud on Östergatan 7B in Malmö on the 14th-15th of March 2022. Click Here for more info about this years conference and Here for info about Sankt Gertruds and nearby hotels.

Meet our 2022 speakers:


Sarah Raine

Sarah Raine is a Research Fellow in Ethnomusicology at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick (Ireland). Sarah’s published research considers issues of gender and generation, authenticity and identity, and the construction of the past and present in popular music scene and industry. She is the author of Authenticity and Belonging in the Northern Soul Scene(Palgrave Macmillan: 2020) and the co-editor of Towards Gender Equality in the Music Industry(with Dr Catherine Strong, Bloomsbury: 2019) and The Northern Soul Scene (with Tim Wall and Nicola Watchman Smith, Equinox Publishing: 2019). Sarah is also the co-Managing Editor of Riffsand acts as a Book Series Editor for Equinox Publishing (Music Industry Studies / Icons of Pop Music) and an Editor for Jazz Research Journal (alongside Nic Pillai).