Abigail Wood (UK/IL)

Abigail Wood is an ethnomusicologist, senior lecturer and current Head of the Music Department, School of Arts, University of Haifa, Israel. Her research focuses on musical life in contemporary urban spaces, from new Jewish musics to the reflection of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the contested soundscapes of Jerusalem's Old City. She returns to Yiddish Summer Weimar this summer after a fourteen-year break.

Photo: Abigail Wood