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Trayectorias / Cultural Exchanges: Music between Latin America and Europe

Posted: June 13th, 2018 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

The research network “Trayectorias / Cultural Exchanges: Music between Latin America and Europe” presents its third international conference taking place from 14 to 16 March 2019 in Santiago de Chile.

While the first two conferences of the research network (Rio de Janeiro 2015; Berlin 2017) were centered on the circulation of musical genres, musicians, and musical discourses in the period between 1945 and 1970, emphasizing the study of transfers from Europe to Latin America, the third conference will focus on the last three decades of the 20th century. Characteristic for this period is the increasing emigration of Latin American musicians to Europe. Besides the importance of political exile and economic migration, music also played a role as an artefact of cultural representation for the Latin American and Iberian dictatorships of the period. Finally, the last decades of the 20th century involved the development of musical genres such as electronic music and techno, as well as the increasing importance of new spaces for the reception of music, such as television.
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Rhythm Changes VI: Jazz Journeys

Posted: June 11th, 2018 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

The Sixth Rhythm Changes Conference: Jazz Journeys will take place at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz in Austria from 11 to 14 April 2019.

Keynote Speakers
Prof. Jason Stanyek (University of Oxford)
Prof. Marie Buscatto (University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)

Closing Address
Prof. Alan Stanbridge (University of Toronto)

We invite paper submissions for Jazz Journeys, a four-day multidisciplinary conference bringing together leading researchers across the arts and humanities. The event will feature academic papers, panels, roundtables, and poster sessions, as well as an exciting programme of performances by students and staff of the Jazz Institute of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.
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Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize winner 2017-2018

Posted: June 5th, 2018 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

A panel of judges has now had the opportunity to consider all of the submissions for this year’s Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize for best postgraduate student essay in popular music research, and a winner has been selected. Congratulations to Maisie Hulbert who wins an award of £500 and will receive her prize shortly.

Read the award winning essay here.

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#MTFResearch Symposium

Posted: June 5th, 2018 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Stockholm
6 & 7 September 2018

#MTFResearch is a global interdisciplinary network of academics and researchers from the sciences and humanities. The symposium is a place to connect, initiate and develop new research projects at the intersection of music and technology. The #MTFResearch Symposium brings together brilliant minds from around the world to seed discussions that connect those diverse areas of study and explores new potential collaborations.

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MUSIC ID Digital Research Fellowship

Posted: June 5th, 2018 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

http://www.academicrightspress.com/entertainment/music/fellowship-prize

Music ID is sponsoring a new Digital Research Fellowship in popular music studies.

Music ID is a platform aimed at academics that compiles current and historical music industry data into a single, easy-to-use source. Incorporating 5,452 different charts spanning 74 countries, Music ID provides access to chart information from Billboard and the Official Charts Company dating back to the 1950s, as well as contemporary, day-to-day statistics on iTunes downloads, Spotify and Apple Music streams, and Shazam searches. It also includes built-in visualization tools which allow users to create and export customizable tables and graphs.

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