Monthly Archives: März 2017

IASPM D-A-CH NEWS: Reminder – registration deadline IASPM international conference, Kassel

Please note that the registration deadline for active or passive participation at this year’s bi-annual international conference of IASPM in Kassel, Germany, on Apr 1st is approaching rapidly. If you wish to participate or if your submission was previously accepted and you haven’t registered, yet, please proceed to or directly to


Popular Music Publications: PopScriptum 12: Sound, Sex und Sexismus Butt, Gavin; Eshun, Kodwo; Fisher, Mark (Hg.): Post Punk Then And Now. London: Repeater. Hawkins, Stan (Hg.): The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music and Gender St. John, Graham (Hg.): Weekend Societies: Electronic Dance Music Festivals and Event-Cultures Edited by Graham St John Bloomsbury The Beatles Ian Inglis, University of Northumbria …Read more »

Blog: Project ‘Performers’ rights: making music in the digital era’

Dear all, I’d like to let you know that I’ve created a website documenting my Leverhulme-funded project ‘Performers’ rights: making music in the digital era’ ( I’ve posted some data relevant to the project and will be adding to it over time. Of note is a blog on performers and performance with an inaugural post by Simon Frith. Don’t miss …Read more »

CfP: Conference ‘Performing History’, Auckland, NZ

Call for Papers: 2017 Combined Conference of the Musicological Society of Australia and the New Zealand Musicological Society: ‘Performing History’. December 8-10, Conference Centre, Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland In what sense are musical works, and writings about music, witnesses to the past? Theories of performativity set one thinking about the broader implications of communicating …Read more »

CfP – Music cities

Music cities edited collection: Call for chapter proposals From the physical spaces in which music activity takes place, to the mythologizing of city-specific music scenes, the city has long played a vital role in the development and sustaining of music scenes. In recent years there has been a concerted effort to cultivate and nurture musical activity as a key driver …Read more »

CfP: Riffs- Experimental research on Popular Music

The editorial team of Riffs: Experimental research on Popular Music invite 300 word proposals for the next 2017 volume from PhD, MA and outstanding BA students. A song can be about anything About peace or war, or the sins of industry Or the discontents of fame, or of obscurity Or how we first met, on the warmest day And how …Read more »

CfP – El oído pensante

El oído pensante invites the submission of articles for the fifth volume (No. 2, 2017) 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 …Read more »

IV UskoMus Symposium, ”Music and Islam” – Videos online

Alle Beiträge der Konferenz sind online:

Publikation: The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music and Gender

The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music and Gender, edited by Stan Hawkins (Routledge Press). A Facebook page has been established for the book:     Table of Contents 1. Introduction: Sensing Gender in Popular Music, Stan Hawkins PART 1 Masculinities, Femininities, Community and Transcultural Practice Overview, Stan Hawkins 2. Growing up to be a rapper? Justin Bieber’s duet with Ludacris …Read more »

Study day at the University of Surrey

STUDY DAY ON TEACHING AND CREATIVITY IN POPULAR MUSIC: CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS   A one-day study day to be hosted at the University of Surrey, Saturday 10 June 2017, as part of the London and South-East England 21st Century Music Practice Research Network.   The brave new world of the Teaching Excellence Framework, national league tables, and escalating tuition fees …Read more »

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