Welcome to The International Association for the Study of Popular Music UK and Ireland Branch

How to Join

IASPM UK and Ireland Membership

Membership in IASPM UK and Ireland is for the calendar year January 1-December 31. Membership fees are £25 for Waged, £10 for Unwaged.

The benefits of being an IASPM member:

  • Access to UK & Ireland branch and international IASPM conferences and events.
  • 2 UK branch newsletters per year.
  • Membership of the international IASPM e-mail list. To join the international mailing list, email [email protected].
  • Membership of IASPM UK and Ireland’s branch e-mail list. To join the branch email list, please sign up here.
  • Discount on subscriptions to the journal Popular Music. For 2013, the cost is £48 and £38 respectively. Contact Cambridge University Press Journal Subscriptions, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge CB2 2RU; visit their website.

Please choose your membership type from the dropdown list and fill out the form below. Upon clicking the “Pay Now” button you will be directed to PayPal where you will be asked to submit additional information. With PayPal, you can securely pay with a credit card or through your own PayPal account. Membership is for the calendar year. If you are purchasing membership on behalf of others, please indicate their name(s) in the field provided.

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To join IASPM UK & Ireland, please fill out this online membership form together with the required payment through Paypal

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Alternatively, you may purchase annual membership by filling out the online Membership Form and the Standing Order Form with the appropriate membership fee. In order for your membership to be processed, you must send the lower section of the form by mail to:

Dr Jan Herbst
University of Huddersfield
Music and Music Technology
Department of Music & Drama
School of Music, Humanities & Media
Queensgate, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

If you have any queries about membership of IASPM UK and Ireland, or wish to pay membership fees by an alternative method to those listed above, please contact:

Beate Peter
IASPM UK and Ireland Membership Secretary
Department of Languages, Information and Communications
Manchester Metropolitan University
Grosvenor East 5.08
M15 6BG