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Participatory Approaches to Music & Democracy

Posted: January 10th, 2018 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

The conference isaScience 2018 is part of isa, the International Summer Academy of the mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria.

https://www.mdw.ac.at/isa/isascience

Conference date: 10–14 August 2018

Conference venue: Hotel Marienhof, Reichenau an der Rax, Austria

Keynote: David Hesmondhalgh, Professor for Media, Music and Culture, University of Leeds, UK

Organisers: Dagmar Abfalter, Marko Kölbl, Rosa Reitsamer, Fritz Trümpi

Over the last few decades, a rich body of literature has explored how individuals and groups use music as a resource to achieve social, cultural and political participation and to bring about social change in society. 
Studies have also investigated music’s use by political groups and parties in the past and present that impose 
authoritarian, neoliberal or even fascist political ideas. Finally, research is concerned with the promise and 
myth of democratization through technology in regard to music production, distribution and reception/appropriation.
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El oído pensante

Posted: January 9th, 2018 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Volume 6 (No. 2, 2018)

The aim of this biannual peer-reviewed online journal of free access is to promote debate on theoretical, methodological and epistemological dilemmas faced by different kind of music research. Since the intention of the journal is to promote critical thought aimed to dismantle usual concepts and to open new approaches, papers restricted to analyzing particular cases will not be accepted. However, it is expected that authors bring some cases into the text in order to support their main ideas. Submission guidelines in:

http://ppct.caicyt.gov.ar/index.php/oidopensante/about/submissions#authorGuidelines.

Papers in Spanish, Portuguese and English will be accepted by March 31, 2018.

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49th Annual Conference of IASA

Posted: January 4th, 2018 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

1-4 October 2018, at the Institute of African Studies (IAS), University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

Conference theme: Access and Accessibility – Archival Policies and Barriers in the Age of Global Information Exchange

Open and equal access to information is in high demand, yet may be impeded by social, cultural, and economic barriers. The question of access at the same time encourages discussions on the technical, legal, and practical modes of accessibility.

The programme committee for the IASA 2018 conference invites proposals focused on the prospects and limitations of global and local access and accessibility to audiovisual archives, as well as on issues of discovery, care, preservation and dissemination of our sound and audiovisual heritage.

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EUPOP 2018

Posted: January 4th, 2018 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Charles University, Prague, July 24th – 26th, 2018

Individual paper and panel contributions are welcomed for the seventh annual international conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA), to be held at the Charles University, Prague (Celetná 20), July 24th – 26th, 2018.

EUPOP 2018 will explore European popular culture in all its various forms. This includes, but is by no means limited to, the following topics: European Film (past and present), Television, Music, Costume and Performance, Celebrity, The Body, Fashion, New Media, Popular Literature and Graphic Novels, Queer Studies, Sport, Curation, and Digital Culture. A special emphasis this year will be on the idea of European Identity in all its diversity.

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The Institute of Registered Music Teachers New Zealand Annual Conference

Posted: December 22nd, 2017 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

21st – 25th January 2019
Otago University, St Margaret’s College, Dunedin, New Zealand

Southern Themes and Variations

The Institute of Registered Music Teachers New Zealand Annual Conference January 2019 invites participants to consider the challenges, present and future, of teaching music in the twenty-first century. At a time when music may be marginalised through cultural shifts and changes in educational priorities, how can the music teacher both adapt to and remain relevant within this new environment? What can teachers at different levels (primary through tertiary) and in different contexts (private tuition vs. itinerant vs. institutions) learn from one another? How are decisions made at higher educational levels affecting teaching practices on a day-to-day basis? With these questions as springboards, we particularly welcome submissions that address, directly and indirectly, the following themes:

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