Benjamin Torrens

Benjamin Torrens is a Midlands4Cities-funded doctoral student in the School of Media, within the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media at Birmingham City University. Ben is studying for a PhD titled ‘Dance a yard before you dance abroad: reggae as a music production culture in Jamaica and Britain, 1968 – 1981’. Ben is a member of the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research’s Popular Music Studies Cluster, and the Midlands4Cities-funded Midlands Music Research Network. 

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