Benjamin Alexander Southwick

EDI Chair, Music Durham, Durham University
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About Benjamin Alexander Southwick

Benjamin Southwick (he/they) is an undergraduate student at Durham University, UK, reading Music at Stephenson College. He has a research interest in those underrepresented in music, focusing on marginalised genders and LGBTQ+ people. Currently, they are working on diversifying the repertory of Durham University's music ensembles in his role as Chair of Music Durham's Equality Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Benjamin also has roles as the Vice President of the Students with Disabilities Association, Director of Music of St Cuthbert's Society Chapel Choir and Stephenson College Music Society President at Durham University.

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Undergraduate Scholar

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Research Topic

Ethnic & Racial Studies Gender Studies LGBTQ+ Music

Laidlaw Cohort Year



Durham University

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United Kingdom

I speak:

English Welsh

My hobbies/interests are:

Art Hiking/walking Houseplants/gardening Politics & current events

I am open to participating in mentoring/buddy programmes


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