CfP: Music in the Ibero-Afro-American Universe (Rio de Janeiro)

7th UFRJ International Symposium On Musicology & II Meeting of The Brazilian Association for Music Theory and Analysis:
“Music in the Ibero-Afro-American Universe: Interdisciplinary Challenges”
October 24–27, 2016 – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro
Deadline: September 5, 2016

The VII SIM_UFRJ “Music in the Ibero-Afro-American Universe” proposes to approach this theme in broad scope of diverse cultural traditions, contexts and historical times, and of special interest to the II TeMA_Meeting is to promote de debate on the „Interdisciplinary challenges between Musicologies and Analytical Theories: Dialogues, Frontiers, and Intersections.“ Discussion issues: issues and trends in the Ibero-Afro-American musicologies; musicologies and analytical theories: dialogues, frontiers, and intersections; critical and analytical theories and methods in the disciplinary knowledge; the field of music and the challenges of intra-, inter-, multi-, and trans-disciplinarity; analytical theories and interculturalities; identity and otherness, representation and cultural translation; interdisciplinary studies: music, film, visual arts, theatre, literature, philosophy, history, sociology, and cultural anthropology, cultural dialogues, circulation, transfer, reception, and appropriation of ideas, repertories, aesthetics, styles, techniques, musical practices and ideologies; heritage and collections; musics of written, oral, performing traditions; culture, society and politics; institutional, scientific, artistic, and cultural policies.


Abstract submission deadline: September 5, 2016
Notification to successful applicants: September 20, 2016
Submission of the full version of the paper for publication in the Proceedings: November 30, 2016


Proposals (abstract 300-500 words, and short bio) may be written in Portuguese, Spanish or English, and submitted as attached file (*.doc or *.rtf), indicating the preferred attendance to each conference: SIM-UFRJ to the e-mail sim -at- or TeMA_Meeting to the e-mail diretoria -at- In case the proposal fits the full scope of the joint conference, it must be sent simultaneously to both e-mails.

Program Committee Chairs

Maria Alice Volpe volpe -at-
Ilza Nogueira nogueira.ilza -at-

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