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Heroes, Canons, Cults. Critical Inquiries

Posted: March 5th, 2020 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

isaScience 2020 from 12-16 August 2020

Conference venue: Hotel Marienhof, Hauptstraße 71-73, 2651 Reichenau an der Rax, Austria

Organisers of isaScience: Dagmar Abfalter, Marko Kölb, Rosa Reitsamer, Fritz Trümpi

Coordinators: Karoline Feyertag,  Slavomíra Martišková

Contact: [email protected]

Further information: mdw.ac.at/isa/isascience

isaScience 2020 focuses on critical perspectives on heroic imaginations, cultic actions and the formation and maintenance of canons. Across musical styles and cultural spheres, heroes, cults and canons contribute to the creation of normative and exclusionary and even violent settings, dictating what ears and eyes should deem adequate and valuable. Likewise, heroisation, cultification and canonisation define what remains unheard, unseen and regarded as unworthy.

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Regional experiences and external influences: reclaiming identities by popular music in the digital era

Posted: March 5th, 2020 | Filed under: Calls for Papers, IASPM Conferences | No Comments »

Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń and International Association for the Study of Popular Music
Toruń, Poland June 18-20, 2020

Conference website: https://iaspm2020torun.wixsite.com/website

The main objective of the conference is to exchange the experiences of studying popular music regional scenes. Such panorama tends to functionally and structurally reflect the specific and diversified character of cultural regionalism itself, including music and its social functions. We shall examine local popular music scenes in three varied but overlapping perspectives located mainly in the fields of musicology, sociology, anthropology, literary studies, cultural studies, political science, but we do not limit the academic areas of research. Thus, the experts of the enumerated fields covering the research on popular music are welcome.

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Music Production Education Conference 2020 – Reflecting the Future

Posted: March 2nd, 2020 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »


Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK
Thursday 14th – Friday 15th May 2020

MPEC 2020 is the second conference for the study of Music Production & Technology pedagogy. MPEC seeks to provide a forum for the discussion and analysis of teaching and learning in music production & technology in Further and Higher Education. The conference offers a forum for lively debate and stimulating presentations that address some of the issues of contemporary music production education within the broader context of the arts sector, research and professional communities.

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SMA Theory and Analysis Graduate Students Conference

Posted: March 1st, 2020 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

25th and 26th April 2020
City, University of London

*Submissions very welcome from ethnomusicologists*

The Society for Music Analysis’s annual Theory and Analysis Graduate Students (TAGS) Conference will be hosted by the Department of Music at City University on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 April, 2020. The event provides a supportive and friendly environment in which postgraduates can gain experience in presenting their work and meet fellow researchers. Participants who do not wish to give a paper are also very welcome to attend.

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