Þorbjörg Daphne Hall an Associate Professor of Musicology in the Department of Music at the Iceland University of the Arts in Reykjavík. She holds a PhD from the University of Liverpool. Her research has focused on exploring contemporary popular music in Iceland through the lens of national identity and image, landscape and nature, and the city. She is also working on a research project on the reception of jazz in Iceland (1930-2010) and a research on the social impact of creative music workshops. Hall has published and presented conference papers internationally on various aspects of Icelandic music. She is the co-editor of the book Sounds Icelandic (Equinox Press, 2019). She is the co-editor of the journal Þræðir, published by the Iceland University of the Arts.