Pedro Cravinho

Senior Research Fellow


Dr Pedro Cravinho, researches and writes about Jazz, Media, and Archives. Currently, he is the Keeper of the Archives at the Faculty of Arts, Design & Media, and a Senior Research Fellow at Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research. Cravinho research interests include the twentieth-century jazz diaspora social, political and musical history. As an author and editor advisor, Cravinho has collaborated in several international publications, such as Jazz and Totalitarianism (2017, Routledge), The History of European Jazz: The Music, Musicians and Audience in Context (2018, Equinox), and The Oxford History of Jazz in Europe (forthcoming, Oxford University Press). Currently is working in his monograph, Encountering Jazz and Television in Cold War Era Portugal (forthcoming, Routledge). He is a member of the Editorial Board of Jazz-Hitz, a Trustee for the National Jazz Archive, a board member of the Duke Ellington Society UK, a member of Jazz Promotion Network, and co-founder and board member of Portugal Jazz (Portuguese Jazz Network).

Dr Cravinho is a SEDA Accredited Research Supervisor and welcomes PhD students interested in exploring topics related to Jazz, Media and Archives.

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