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Ladies and Gentlemen: Miss Grace Jones

Posted: December 5th, 2016 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

A symposium at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, 27-28 April 2017

Grace Jones’ contributions to multiple fields of culture over more than forty years – especially music, performance, fashion, and film – have established her as an iconic figure. To mark the 40th anniversary of her debut album, Portfolio, the University of Edinburgh is holding a two-day symposium on Jones’ diverse range of work and its enduring significance and influence.
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EUPOP 2017

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

University of the Arts London, July 25th – 27nd, 2017

Individual paper and panel contributions are welcomed for the sixth annual international conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA), to be held at the University of the Arts London (272 High Holborn), July 25th – 27nd, 2017.

EUPOP 2017 will explore European popular culture in all its various forms. This includes, but is by no means limited to, the following topics: European Film (past and present), Television, Music, Celebrity, The Body, Fashion, New Media, Popular Literature and Graphic Novels, Queer Studies, Sport, Curation, and Digital Culture. One particular strand will be devoted to fascism and popular culture.

The closing date for this call is Tuesday 28th February, 2017.

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Popular music in communist and post-communist Europe: state of research, perspectives

Posted: December 1st, 2016 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

28–29 March 2017

On 28–29 March 2017, the Department of Musicology, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic is holding an international and interdisciplinary conference dedicated to the presentation, summary and evaluation of existing research in the field of popular music in communist and post-communist Europe.

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