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Approaches to Popular Music Studies in Dublin and beyond

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Friday, 10 June 2016, 10.30am

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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Invited guest speakers include:
Barbara Bradby (Independent Scholar)
Sara Cohen (Institute of Popular Music, University of Liverpool)
Aileen Dillane (Irish Academy of World Music & Dance, University of Limerick)
Mark Greaney (BIMM Dublin)
Liz Greene (Dublin City University)
J. Griffith Rollefson (University College Cork)

The forum is followed by the launch of the Mapping Popular Music in Dublin executive report, by Dr John O’Flynn & Dr Áine Mangaoang. Funded by Fáilte Ireland, Mapping Popular Music in Dublin is a research project that aims to map popular music experience in Dublin by looking at popular music from the viewpoint of fans (citizens and tourists), musicians, and music industry personnel.

When: 10.30am-1pm, Friday 10 June 2016
WhereCregan Library, St Patrick’s College, Dublin City University

All Welcome. Questions and comments from the floor are warmly encouraged.

Entrance to the forum is free but registration required.

To register, email forum organiser: [email protected]

This forum precedes the Society of Musicology Ireland’s 14th Annual Conference, hosted by the Department of Music, St Patrick’s College,DCU, June 10-12, 2016.


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