Royal Society for Music History of The Netherlands

Fardo Eringa (2015)

The KVNM (The Royal Society for Music History of the Netherlands) and the IASPM Benelux (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music Benelux) would like to congratulate:

Fardo Eringa for winning the MA popular Music Thesis Prize 2015 with her thesis Being a Michael Jackson Pilgrim: Dedicated to a Never-Ending Journey


Fardo Eringa was taking Religious Studies at the University of Groningen (RUG), specialising in Religion and the Public Domain. She now works at the RUG faculties of Arts and Religious Studies in the field of communication and is involved in various educational projects.



Master thesis, with thanks to Fardo Eringa


The jury consisted of:

Prof. dr. Hans Fidom (VU Amsterdam)

Dr. Lutgard Mutsaers (RU Groningen)

Bram Nigten MA (winner Popular Music Thesis Prize 2014)

Job de Wit (journalist)