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Rhythm Changes VI: Jazz Journeys

Posted: June 11th, 2018 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

The Sixth Rhythm Changes Conference: Jazz Journeys will take place at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz in Austria from 11 to 14 April 2019.

Keynote Speakers
Prof. Jason Stanyek (University of Oxford)
Prof. Marie Buscatto (University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)

Closing Address
Prof. Alan Stanbridge (University of Toronto)

We invite paper submissions for Jazz Journeys, a four-day multidisciplinary conference bringing together leading researchers across the arts and humanities. The event will feature academic papers, panels, roundtables, and poster sessions, as well as an exciting programme of performances by students and staff of the Jazz Institute of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.
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Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize winner 2017-2018

Posted: June 5th, 2018 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

A panel of 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 Maisie Hulbert who wins an award of £500 and will receive her prize shortly.

Read the award winning essay here.

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#MTFResearch Symposium

Posted: June 5th, 2018 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Stockholm
6 & 7 September 2018

#MTFResearch is a global interdisciplinary network of academics and researchers from the sciences and humanities. The symposium is a place to connect, initiate and develop new research projects at the intersection of music and technology. The #MTFResearch Symposium brings together brilliant minds from around the world to seed discussions that connect those diverse areas of study and explores new potential collaborations.

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MUSIC ID Digital Research Fellowship

Posted: June 5th, 2018 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

http://www.academicrightspress.com/entertainment/music/fellowship-prize

Music ID is sponsoring a new Digital Research Fellowship in popular music studies.

Music ID is a platform aimed at academics that compiles current and historical music industry data into a single, easy-to-use source. Incorporating 5,452 different charts spanning 74 countries, Music ID provides access to chart information from Billboard and the Official Charts Company dating back to the 1950s, as well as contemporary, day-to-day statistics on iTunes downloads, Spotify and Apple Music streams, and Shazam searches. It also includes built-in visualization tools which allow users to create and export customizable tables and graphs.

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[email protected]

Posted: June 5th, 2018 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Editor: Koos Zwaan
Deadline: 31st August 2018

[email protected] invites all IASPM members to submit papers for issue 2/2018 on any topic of research related to Popular Music Studies.

[email protected] is the journal of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), an organization established to promote inquiry, scholarship and analysis in the area of popular music. We publish articles and book reviews on popular music of any genre, time period or geographic location. As part of an international network the journal aims to disseminate IASPM members’ research work that is local, transnational, global and/or international. English is the official language but articles may also be submitted in the official language of any of its branches (adding an English abstract). Studies may use a range of research methodologies and critical approaches, including practice as research. As our open access readership is diverse and interdisciplinary, we ask contributors to present ideas in forms accessible to sociologists, musicologists, music critics and practitioners.

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