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IASPM UK & Ireland Biennial Conference – Brighton, UK

Posted: April 25th, 2016 | Filed under: Calls for Papers, IASPM Conferences | 1 Comment »

The Clarendon Centre, Brighton
8-10 September 2016

The University of Sussex and the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (Brighton) are hosting the 2016 conference of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, UK & Ireland branch. The theme of the conference is ‘Popular Music: Creativity, Practice and Praxis’.

Keynote: Professor Chris Rojek City University London

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Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize winner 2015-2016

Posted: June 17th, 2016 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

A panel of four judges has now had the opportunity to consider all of the submissions for the inaugural Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize for best postgraduate student essay in popular music research, and a winner has been selected. Congratulations to Alexander C. Harden who wins an award of £500 and will receive his prize shortly.

Read the award winning essay here.
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IV UskoMus symposium: Music and Islam

Posted: June 7th, 2016 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Cultural Centre Stoa, Helsinki, 10 November 2016

Call for Presentations

UskoMus* Research Network (uskomus.com) will organise its next one-day symposium with the theme ”Music and Islam”, with islamologist Jonas Otterbeck (Lund University) as a guest speaker. The symposium will be followed by a public discussion and a concert celebrating the 25-year career of the Turkish-Finnish band Nefes (nefes.fi), supported by Senegalese Pape Sarr, Rane Diallo, Ismaila Sane and Ousseynou Mbaye, and with an emphasis on Sufi musical practices.

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Music – Sound – Radio: Theorizing Music Radio

Posted: June 2nd, 2016 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

University of Copenhagen 25-27 May 2017

In a year, the Danish music and radio research project Ramund will close. To mark this, we will organize a seminar focusing mainly on the theoretical aspects of the many different relations between music and radio and the meetings between the two in music-radio. The aim of the seminar will be to publish an anthology of articles.

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Approaches to Popular Music Studies in Dublin and beyond

Posted: May 26th, 2016 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

Friday, 10 June 2016, 10.30am
ST PATRICK’S COLLEGE, DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY

The Department of Music at St Patrick’s College, Dublin City University is delighted to host an interdisciplinary symposium on Approaches to Popular Music Studies in Dublin and beyond. Uniting, for the first time in Dublin, scholars, educators, and practitioners working across the diverse fields of popular music studies, this roundtable will address the academic study of contemporary popular music in Ireland.

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Long Beach Indie Film, Media, and Music Conference

Posted: May 13th, 2016 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Abstract Deadline: May 25, 2016
www.longbeachindie.hollywoodpost.com

The Long Beach Indie International Film, Media, and Music Festival is looking for scholars, musicians, filmmakers, archivists, journalists, and digital media producers to bring their art, intellect, and energy to our 2016 Film, Media, and Music Conference (August 31-September 4, 2016).

Co-sponsored by The California Endowment, KJAZZ Radio, HollywoodPost.com, and the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, in past years Oscar, Grammy, Golden Globe, Latin Grammy, Emmy, ALMA, BET, and NAACP Image Award winners and nominees have joined international scholars from some of the world’s top universities as presenters and commentators.

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