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

Past and Present: Local Music Making and the Politics of Popular Music

Posted: November 1st, 2017 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

27 January 2017, 11:00 – 16:30, The Red House (Old Town Hall), Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AE

Join us for a free one-day research and industry event marking the launch of a one-month exhibition celebrating the hidden history of popular music in Merthyr Tydfil, between 1955-1975. The event is organised by Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations at the University of South Wales. The event is free and lunch is provided, but must be pre booked via Eventbrite.

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Professorship for Popular Music Studies in Berlin, Germany

Posted: October 30th, 2017 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

Humboldt-University (Berlin, Germany) is looking for a professor for popular music studies:
https://www.personalabteilung.hu-berlin.de/stellenausschreibungen/full-professorship-for-popular-music-studies-w3

Also, there is more information for international applicants, here:
https://www.musikundmedien.hu-berlin.de/de/musikwissenschaft/information-for-international-applicants.pdf


Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize now accepting entries for 2017-18

Posted: October 25th, 2017 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

The annual prize in honour of Andrew Goodwin is now accepting entries for its 2017-18 round. The full details are here, or just use the permanent link on the right side of this page.

Good luck to all participants!


‘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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