After obtaining my MA in musicology, Russian literature and cultural analysis, I started researching mermaids in music. Now, I am working on a PhD on the topic of how modern media invite people to create new mermaid stories.
♫ – “Meerminnen”. An article about this song by Maria Zwollo-v.d. Maas and Louis Couperus.
♫ – A Mermaid’s Soul Beliefs. The concept of the soul in 20th century storytelling.
♫ – The Bisexual Mermaid – Andersen’s fairy tale as an allegory of the bi-romantic sexual outsider.
♫ – Geografie – various publications about mermaids in the journal of The Royal Dutch Geographical Society.
♫ – The Cyborg Mermaid – or: how technè can help the misfits fit in.
♫ – Celtic Mermaids – between longing and belonging.
♫ – Hellen(ist)ic Mermaids – between longing and belonging.