Julijana Papazova finished her PhD studies in musicology at the Institute of Art Studies-Bulgarian Academy of Science in Sofia. Her main areas of research are: popular music studies, alternative rock in Central and Southeast Europe. Papazova was awarded with scholarships from Visegrad fund and SAIA for her postdoctoral research stay at the Comenius University in Bratislava. Her papers are published for: Routledge, Studia Musicologica-MTA, Budapest, Peter Lang-Frankfurt am Main, Journal of Creative Communications-SAGE, Rowman&Littlefield-Maryland, [email protected], Hollitzer-Vienna, Bulgarian Musicology-Sofia, Arti Musices-Zagreb, Hudební věda-Prague, etc. She continuously participate at international conferences: Oxford University; University of Strasbourg; Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw; University of Porto; Charles University, Prague; Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, etc.

Research Topic:

“From live to digital and vice versa – Alternative rock music scene at the Balkans during the pandemic period of COVID-19”.

Host University: “G. d’Annunzio” University, Chieti-Pescara, Italy

Research Advisors:

Dr. Jacques De Vos Malan, University of Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Giorgio Pagannone, Department of Arts and Social Sciences
“G. d’Annunzio” University, Chieti-Pescara, Italy.