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PGR Popular Music Studies Workshop

Posted: September 12th, 2022 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

NOTE: Deadline extended to 19th September 2022.

On the 20th October 2022, The Institute of Popular Music (IPM) at the University of Liverpool is hosting a Popular Music Studies Workshop for postgraduate researchers (PGRs).

Designed as a small event for focused discussion, the Workshop will bring together PGRs from various disciplines to discuss their research and the study of popular music. Participants will be invited to:

  • Gather for lunch and informal conversation (1pm-2pm)
  • Participate in an ‘open masterclass’ session, sharing details of their own individual research projects and a particular issue, problem or challenge they are looking to manage or resolve (2pm-3pm)
  • Contribute to a general discussion on the study of popular music (3pm-4pm)

Facilitated by members of the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Popular Music and Department of Music, the Workshop offers an opportunity to meet other popular music researchers and receive feedback, motivational tips and guidance tailored to individual projects.

The event will be held in The Hub at the Department of Music, 80-82 Bedford Street South, Liverpool L697WW.

Please note that places at the Workshop are limited to 20 and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. If you would like to take part, please send your application to [email protected] no later than 19th September. The following format should be used:

  • Name, affiliation (if applicable) and contact details (email and phone).
  • A biography introducing yourself and your research (max. 400 words).
  • A brief statement outlining a challenge you have encountered in your work, and a question you would like to bring for discussion at the workshop sessions (max. 200 words).

Note: meeting the maximum word count is not a requirement.

For additional information, please contact Joseph Coughlan-Allen: [email protected]

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