CfP: 7th International Doctoral Workshop In Ethnomusicology (Hildesheim)

Center for World Music, University of Hildesheim and Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media:
“Seventh International Doctoral Workshop In Ethnomusicology”
24th – 28th June 2015 – Hildesheim
Deadline: 15th January 2015

The Center for World Music at the University of Hildesheim and Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media are pleased to announce the seventh annual workshop for PhD candidates in ethnomusicology. Through paper presentations, discussion and working groups, the workshop offers a unique environment for 16 doctoral students at the writing stage for their PhD dissertations to engage in international dialogue and exchange, and expand critical debate on recent research within the discipline. The workshop will be directed by Prof. Dr. Philip V. Bohlman (Chicago/Hanover), PD Dr. Julio Mendívil (Hildesheim), and Prof. Dr. Raimund Vogels (Hildesheim/Hanover).

The organizers inivite applications from PhD candidates researching in the field of ethnomusicology or a relatated discipline. There are no restrictions concerning the region of study or the thematic focus. We especially encourage applications from PhD students who have completed field or archival work and are in the process of turning their research into a dissertation. Room and board will be covered by the Center for World Music and Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media, but participants are expected to secure funding to cover travel costs themselves. The workshop will take place in Hildesheim, with arrival on 24th June and departure on 28th June. The workshop language – presentations and discussion – will be English.

PhD candidates interested in participating should send an abstract of 250 words and a short CV (two pages maximum) by 15th January 2015. Notification of the success of your application will be sent by the end of January. Auditors are also welcome and must register by 3rd May 2015, but room and board will be at their own expense.

Please send all applications and inquiries to: Michael Fuhr (michael.fuhr@hmtm-hannover.de)

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