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CfP: Functional Sounds (ESSA)

First International ESSA Conference „Functional Sounds“ 04.10 – 06.10.2013 – Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin The Sound Studies Lab at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in cooperation with the international research network Sound in Media Culture concludes its first two years of research with an international conference in Berlin. This will also serve as the first international ESSA conference. The conference will focus …Read more »

CfA: Music and World War I – 100 Years Later (Journal of Musicological Research)

Journal of Musicological Research „Music and World War I: 100 Years Later“ The Journal of Musicological Research, a quarterly peer-reviewed journal published by Routledge, is seeking submissions for a special issue on „Music and World War I: 100 Years Later“ to appear in late 2013 or early 2014. Submissions may represent a variety of areas of inquiry that deal with …Read more »

Konferenz: The Social Spaces of Music (CRESC)

CRESC Conference „The Social Spaces of Music: Networks, Worlds, Fields and Scenes“ 13 and 14th February, 2013 – University of Manchester Music researchers have increasingly explored music as a social practice in which participants have varying degrees of engagement, seeking to analyse the ’social spaces‘ within which music is produced and consumed. There are a number of competing conceptions of …Read more »

CfP: Music and Technology (post-1945) (nnRS)

nief-norf Research Summit „Music and Technology (post-1945)“ May 31 – June 2, 2013 – Furman University The nief-norf Research Summit (nnRS) is currently soliciting proposals for papers and/or panel discussions for its 2013 gathering, held May 31 – June 2 at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. This year’s conference, part of the larger nief-norf Summer Festival, will explore the …Read more »

CfP: Historical Perspectives on Music and Seafaring (Open University)

AHRC Research Networking project „Atlantic Sounds: Ships and Sailortowns“ „Historical Perspectives on Music and Seafaring“ 8th February, 2013 – The Open University, London The call for papers for the first colloquium of AHRC Research Networking project „Atlantic Sounds: Ships and Sailortowns“ is now open. The event will take place on Friday 8 February 2013 at The Open University in London, …Read more »

CfP: Hard Wired III: Heavy Metal and Society (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien)

Hard Wired III – 3. Arbeitsgespräch zur Heavy Metal-Forschung „Heavy Metal and Society“ 07.-08. Juni 2013 – Institut für Musiksoziologie, mdw – Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien Seit dem Jahr 2010 finden im deutschsprachigen Raum unter dem Titel „Hard Wired“ an jährlich wechselnden Standorten interdisziplinäre Arbeitsgespräche zur Heavy Metal- Forschung statt. Ziel dieser Veranstaltungsreihe ist es, Wissenschaftler/innen aus …Read more »

CfP: Cultural Mapping and Musical Diversity (ESEM)

ESEM XXIX Cultural Mapping and Musical Diversity September 4 to 8, 2013 – Institute of Musicology & Center for Cultural Studies, University of Bern The XXIX European Seminar in Ethnomusicology (ESEM) will take place from September 4 to 8, 2013, in Bern (Switzerland) and will be hosted by the Institute of Musicology and the Center for Cultural Studies of the …Read more »

CfP: U2:TRANS- (U2 Conference)

The U2 Conference 2013 U2: TRANS- April 26-27, 2013 – Cleveland, Ohio The U2 Conference will hold its second meeting for an international gathering of scholars, critics, teachers, and fans in collaboration with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, April 26-27, 2013. The keynote speaker is Ann Powers, popular music critic for National Public …Read more »

CfA: Latin American Hip-Hop (alter/nativas)

alter/nativas: Latin American Cultural Studies Journal Latin American Hip-Hop Contributors are needed for a special edition on Latin American hip-hop for the online journal, alter/nativas: Latin American Cultural Studies Journal (, associated with the Center for Latin American Studies at The Ohio State University. From a cultural and musical practice that originated among African American and Hispanic youth in the …Read more »

Stelle: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (TU Berlin)

An der Technischen Universität Berlin ist eine Stelle als Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (65 % Arbeitszeit – Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L) zu Besetzen. Die Aufgaben ist Durchführung und Analyse von biographisch-narrativen Interviews zum alltäglichen medialen Musikhören mit ausgewählten Informantinnen und Informanten unterschiedlicher sozialer Hintergründe im gesamten Bundesgebiet. Bewerbungsfrist ist der 16. November 2012. Nähere Infos gibt es unter,_Inst._fuer_Sprache_und_Kommunikation.pdf.

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