Camilla Hambro


Camilla Hambro works at Åbo Academy University, Finland, as Associate Professor in musicology, focusing on music theory, history, music analysis and gender. She holds a B.A. in music, theatre and literature (University of Oslo), an M.A. in music history (University of Oslo), and a PhD in music history and analysis (University of Gothenburg). Her Master’s thesis was on Hildegard of Bingen (Hildegard of Bingen and her Ordo virtutum) and her dissertation on Agathe Backer Grøndahl (What smoulders beneath the surface. Agathe Backer Grøndahl (1847-1907), gender, genre and Norwegianness). In 2009-10, she was a fellow of the Swedish Research Council at the University of Stockholm conducting research on the hermeneutics of feminism and canon transformations of men´s and women´s music over

1890-1920. Her most recent publication (2020) is a biography on the Swedish-Finnish composer Laura Netzel, commissioned by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, Stockholm.