L. Odila Schroeder
PhD Candidate at the University of Nottingham
L. Odila Schroeder joined the COTCA Project in 2017. She studied Chinese, Political Science and History of Science at Heidelberg and Cambridge, and holds an MA in Chinese and Transcultural Studies from Heidelberg University. During her studies, she has worked to promote Chinese language education, monitored socioeconomic conflicts in China for the Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research, and studied the circulation of European music theory in 20th century China. Odila is particularly interested in everyday sounds, musical performance and repertoire, cultural elite networks, and the use of digital and performative research methodologies. Her PhD project (under Stream 2) aims to account for musical life and choral singing as political practice in occupied Beijing (1937-1945).