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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.

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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

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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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