• Allan Marett
  • fellow
  • Emeritus Professor Allan Marett FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2018
  • Section: The Arts

  • Biography:
  • Allan Marett is Emeritus Professor of Musicology at the University of Sydney. He has an international scholarly reputation in two distinct fields: Australian Aboriginal music and Sino-Japanese music history. His deep passion for preserving endangered cultures has resulted in extensive publications in the field of aboriginal music; he was a leader in the development of both the National Recording Project for Indigenous Performance in Australia and PARADISEC (Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures). His research has also helped bring about a revolution in the field of Sino-Japanese music history. He has held multiple international academic appointments, regularly presents keynote addresses and has been awarded numerous grants including 16 from the Australian Research Council.

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