Are you a huge fan of heavy metal music? Our Scholar of the Month is. So what better thing than to make a passion the object of one’s professional work. Peter Pichler is a cultural historian at the Institute of the Foundations of Law who looks into the influence of social developments on heavy metal and explores, e.g., the evolution of this genre in relation to current topics such as migration, the equality of women, climate change or even the coronavirus pandemic.
How might Peter Pichler’s research in the genre that is sometimes still labelled lawless, satanic or rebellious affect society? Learn more in the metal expert’s sedcard. And quite surprising: heavy metal music developed its own legal vocabulary. Our Scholar of the Month tells you more in a short clip below.