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CfP: Biennial IASPM Conference „Turns and Revolutions in Popular Music Studies“, 24-28 June 2019, Canberra

Turns and Revolutions in Popular Music StudiesXX Biennial IASPM ConferenceSchool of Music, The Australian National UniversityCanberra, Australia, 24–28 June 2019Call for PresentationsAs certain songsters and songstresses have noted, seasons turn, turn, turn, even if you are talking about a revolution. While global warming alters seasonal cycles with the aid of neoliberal and (pseudo)socialist forms of capitalism, and waves of societal turmoil follow each other with varying degrees of authoritarianism in …Read more »

CfP: The Popularity of Words and Music, Düsseldorf, November 22-24, 2018

Conference on the Popularity of Words and Music: November 22-24, 2018 The Popularity of Words and Music 22-24 November 2018 Haus der Universität at Heinrich-Heine-University in Düsseldorf, Germany The Forum of the International Association for Word and Music Studies (WMAF) will explore the ‘popular’ in words and music for its 5th Biennial Conference. Popularity and the ‘popular’ are phenomena of vast societal, political, and …Read more »

CfP Reminder:“Playing Along”: Music, Participation, and Everyday Life, Hamilton (NZ), 3-5 December

“Playing Along”: Music, Participation, and Everyday Life IASPM-ANZ 2018 Conference December 3-5, 2018 Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) Hamilton, Aotearoa/New Zealand DUE: 1 June 2018 Music exists in all aspects of our lives. It provides us with company; it is a part of rituals and celebrations; it creates dialogues with visual images through films and games; indeed, other media turn …Read more »


MAPPING SPACES, SOUNDING PLACES: GEOGRAPHIES OF SOUND IN AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA XIV. Symposium zur Filmmusikforschung – Kieler Gesellschaft für Filmmusikforschung in collaboration with Università di Pavia – Dipartimento di Musicologia e Beni Culturali (Cremona) Deadline (abstracts): 31 July 2018 Conference date and venue: 19-22 March 2019 – Department of Musicology and Cultural Heritage, University of Pavia (Cremona) Please read the full …Read more »

Summer School „Transdisziplinäre Popmusikforschung“, Siegen, 14.-16. September

Liebe IASPM-Mitglieder, vom 14.-16. September 2018 veranstalten wir in Kooperation mit der Universität Siegen und der Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln zum zweiten Mal eine Summer School, diesmal mit dem Titel „Transdisziplinäre Popmusikforschung“. Die Summer School richtet sich an Interessierte aller Disziplinen, die mehr über Ansätze und Methoden transdisziplinärer Popmusikforschung erfahren möchten. Weitere Informationen: Einladung Summer School 2018 – Transdisziplinäre …Read more »

The U2 Conference, Belfast, 13-15 June

The U2 Conference 2018 will meet from 13-15 June, 2018, in Belfast at Queen’s University in partnerships with The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Queen’s, the National Museums of Northern Ireland, and Fitzroy Presbyterian Church. Sessions are designed to appeal to academic and general audiences on the theme U2: POPVision. As the conference theme, …Read more »

Reminder: Conference Call ‘Groove the City’ – Deadline May 10th

Reminder: Conference Call ‘Groove the City’ – Deadline May 10th ‚Groove the City‘ – Urban Music Policies between Informal Networks and Institutional Governance is the 1st international conference of the Urban Music Studies Network that will be held from Nov. 23rd to 25th, 2018 at Leuphana University of Lueneburg. We would kindly like to remind you that the deadline for …Read more »

CfP: ‘Against the elites’: The cultural politics of anti-elitism in the current conjuncture 26-27.10, Göttingen

Call for papers   ‘Against the elites’: The cultural politics of anti-elitism in the current conjuncture    Conference, 26/27.10.2018 at the University of Göttingen   The current moment, with all the instability and openness characteristic of an interregnum, displays certain themes and contradictions repeatedly and frequently. These themes can be taken as entry points for an transdisciplinary analysis that seeks …Read more »

Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (for high income countries) at London College of Music

London College of Music, University of West London is able to offer full PhD scholarships (fees, stipend of £15,672 p.a. and a return flight to the UK) through the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. You must hold an unconditional offer from UWL by the time you submit your scholarship application (a conditional offer with only a financial condition is acceptable) so if you’re …Read more »

PhD Scholarship in Music at Dublin City University

PhD Scholarship in Music Applications are welcome in the areas of Musicology, Applied Musicology or Music Composition Eligibility: Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in Music, or a related discipline at first-class honours or 2.1 level as well as a Master’s Degree in Music, or a related discipline. Candidates who are currently completing a Master’s qualification are welcome to apply. Topics: Music staff …Read more »

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