Presentation of my work in Conference in: Mobility of Researchers; Lisbon (PT) CICS.Nova, FCSH – Universidade Nova da Lisboa; “Transmobility a Cosmopolitan Process? Discriminations & Auto-discriminations of/by Transnational Professionals”
Driven by a passion for music, for excellence, and for fame, violin soloists are immersed from early childhood in high-pressure competitions, regular public appearances, and arduous daily practice. An in-depth study of nearly one hundred such children, Producing Excellence illuminates the process these young violinists undergo to become elite international soloists.
A musician and a parent of a young violinist, sociologist Izabela Wagner offers an inside look at how her yo