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‘Ladies and Gentlemen: Miss Grace Jones’

Posted: August 16th, 2017 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

Symposium registration now open!

Delegate registration for ‘Ladies and Gentlemen: Miss Grace Jones’, a two-day symposium on the career of Ms Jones taking place at Edinburgh College of Art on Thursday October 5th and Friday October 6th 2017 is now open at the following link: http://www.epay.ed.ac.uk/conferences-events/college-of-humanities-and-social-science/edinburgh-college-of-art/edinburgh-college-of-art/grace-jones-symposium

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Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize winner 2016-2017

Posted: May 3rd, 2017 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

A panel of four 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 Ellis Jones who wins an award of £500 and will receive his prize shortly.

Read the award winning essay here.
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Institute of Musical Research Conference Grants

Posted: April 26th, 2017 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

The Institute of Musical Research invites applications to organise a one-day workshop, study day, or conference at Senate House in central London during the 2017–18 academic year. Grants of up to £400 are available, and the IMR will also provide a room with a capacity of 70-80 for one day.

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‘The Musical Citizen’: IMR Distinguished Lecture Series

Posted: March 24th, 2017 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

The 2017 Institute of Musical Research Distinguished Lecture Series will be delivered by Martin Stokes, King Edward Professor of Music at King’s College London.

The series will be entitled ‘The Musical Citizen,’ and the lectures will take place on Thursdays 4th, 11th and 25th of May at 5.30pm at Senate House, University of London.

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New executive committee

Posted: September 22nd, 2016 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

Dear IASPM UK and Ireland Branch members,

Following elections at the recent IASPM UK and Ireland Conference, our branch now has a new executive committee:

Chair: Sarah Hill
Postgrad Representative: Alex Harden
Ireland Representative: Caroline O’Sullivan
Member-at-large: Rupert Till
Membership Secretary: Toby Young
Treasurer: Rosemary Hill

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