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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 »

CfP – MUSICultures

MUSICultures is the scholarly journal of The Canadian Society for Traditional Music / La Société canadienne pour les traditions musicales. It is a refereed journal that is published twice a year under the auspices of the Society. The Journal publishes original articles in English and French on a wide range of topics in ethnomusicology, traditional music research, and popular music …Read more »

Reminder: Elvis lives in Amsterdam

CALL FOR PAPERS: Elvis lives in Amsterdam. Manifestations of the imaginary musician. University of Amsterdam, 29 November – 1 December 2018 Conference convenors: Rutger Helmers and Oliver Seibt. Deadline for submissions: 31 May 2018 Further information:  

CfP: Special Edition of Popular Music History

Listening Again to Popular Music as History Editors: Nicholas Gebhardt and Paul Long Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research Birmingham City University Submissions are invited for a special edition of Popular Music History that aims to listen again to popular music as historical source and to (re) consider the relationship of popular music and historical method. Rationale Jeffrey H. …Read more »

CfP: Things Have Changed: Twenty-First-Century Dylan, December 6th, Arras

Things Have Changed: Twenty-First-Century Dylan International Conference at Artois University, Arras, France Thursday 6th-Friday 7th December 2018 Guest of Honour: Professor Sir Christopher Ricks Ever since the early 1960s, Bob Dylan has never ceased to evolve. Hiscreativity remains as powerful as ever in the twenty-first century. Hencethe international symposium “Things have changed: Twenty-First-CenturyDylan” will focus primarily on contemporary Dylan. A …Read more »

CfP: “Twisting my memory, man” – music, memory and memoir, 13th of July, York St. John University

“Twisting my memory, man” – music, memory and memoir 13th & 14th July 2018 – York St John University Campus We are hosting an innovative two day event examining the ways that popular music is remembered and memorialised both as sonic experience and as cultural activity. Our event combines academic analysis and critical discussion with creative endeavour, performance and informal …Read more »

CfP: Special Issue of Popular Music: Popular Music and the Anthropocene

Popular Music and the Anthropocene: Call For Articles Special issue of Popular Music François Ribac (University of Burgundy/IRCAM-APM) and Paul Harkins (Edinburgh Napier University) Many geologists, climatologists, philosophers, historians, sociologists, activists, and Non-Governmental Organisations believe that our planet has now entered into the anthropocene era (Bonneuil & Fressoz 2013). The common idea is that human activities now have a decisive …Read more »

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