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

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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Brian Eno: Oblique Music

Posted: August 17th, 2016 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

Edited by Sean Albiez and David Pattie (Bloomsbury Academic)

Brian Eno: Oblique Music is the first academic collection to take a detailed multi-perspectival look at the work of one of the most influential figures in popular music. Edited by Dr Sean Albiez (Southampton Solent University, UK) and Professor David Pattie (University of Chester, UK), the book features studies by a number of academics based in the United Kingdom and United States. The collection contents are:

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Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize winner 2015-2016

Posted: June 17th, 2016 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

A panel of four judges has now had the opportunity to consider all of the submissions for the inaugural Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize for best postgraduate student essay in popular music research, and a winner has been selected. Congratulations to Alexander C. Harden who wins an award of £500 and will receive his prize shortly.

Read the award winning essay here.
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