Look deeper — write — the wonders of writing | Nicoletta Demetriou | TEDxUniversityofNicosia

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Nicoletta Demetriou beautifully describes the wonders of writing. In this TEDxUniversityofNicosia talk Nicoletta, an ethnomusicologist and tutor in creative writing, explains exactly how to go about writing in our everyday lives.

Nicoletta Demetriou studied music in Thessaloniki, Vienna, and London. Her PhD (School of Oriental and African Studies [SOAS], University of London, 2008) was in the field of ethnomusicology. Her research focuses on Cypriot traditional music, and particularly on how issues pertaining to ideology, politics, and identity influence the way traditional music is discussed and performed. She has also studied creative writing, specializing in life (auto/biographical) writing. Her current research is an attempt to bring ethnomusicology and life writing together, focusing on the lives of traditional music performers. Since 2012 Nicoletta has been a research fellow in ethnomusicology and life writing at Wolfson College, University of Oxford, and also a tutor in narrative non-fiction on Oxford’s Master of Studies in Creative Writing.

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