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Stipendien: Rosalind Franklin Fellowship (University of Groningen)

We would like to draw your attention to the Rosalind Franklin fellowships, a special tenure track programme for talented women scholars at the University of Groningen. The Department of Arts, Culture and Media is currently seeking a specialist either in Theatre studies, preferably in combination with new media, or in Music studies (popular music, ethnomusicology). These Fellowships offer short-term tenure …Read more »

Stelle: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Music (ANU School of Music)

Situated in a magnificent purpose-built building in the heart of Australia’s leading research University, the ANU School of Music in Canberra/ACT is seeking Lecturers and Senior Lecturers in Music who have an emerging or established record of research and research-led teaching and performance. Candidates with interests that encompass one or more of the following areas – Music History and/or Music …Read more »

CfP: EUPOP 2013 (EPCA)

European Popular Culture Association (EPCA) annual conference EUPOP 2013 July 31st – August 2nd, 2013 – University of Turku CFP Deadline: Friday 29th March 2013 Individual paper and panel contributions are invited for the second yearly international conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA), organised with the Popular Culture Association Finland (PCA-Finland) and the International Institute for Popular Culture, …Read more »

CfP: „Music in TV series“

International Conference – Organized by the Atlantic Center of Philosophy „Music in TV series“ 30th-31st May 2013 – University of Nantes Long regarded as an aesthetically degraded avatar and morally simplistic cinematic fiction, TV series have yet gradually become autonomous within cultural studies. Form arguably the most successful in contemporary mass-media culture, serial story or soap-opera, it has become interesting as …Read more »

CfP: ‚This is the Modern World‘: For a Social History of Rock Music

International Conference „‚This is the Modern World‘: For a Social History of Rock Music“ 13th -15th June 2013 – University Charles-de-Gaulle Lille 3, France In Anglo-American countries, the history of rock music has been institutionalized since the 1970s, notably in musicology and cultural studies departments. In France, on the contrary, it has been considered, until recently, as a rather minor …Read more »

CfP: The Cultural Memory of Sound and Space

The 17th Finnish Music Researchers’ Symposium „The Cultural Memory of Sound and Space“ 13. – 15.03.2013 – Turku The myriad forms of music and modes of musical performance on offer today have prompted debate about the materials and methods of music research. Uses of music in different media, for example, raise questions about the relationship between music and space. In …Read more »

CfP: „Changing the Tune“

„Changing the Tune: Popular Music & Politics in the 21st Century From the Fall of Communism to the Arab Spring“ 7-8 June 2013 – Strasbourg University, France Conference organizers: Alenka BARBER-KERSOVAN, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Arbeitskreis Studium Populärer Musik Elsa GRASSY, Université de Strasbourg, International Association for the Study of Popular Music-branche francophone d’Europe Jedediah SKLOWER, Université Catholique de Lille, …Read more »

CfP: 3rd Annual Conference (PCAC)

Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC) 3rd Annual Conference May 9-11, 2013 – Niagara Falls, Ontario The third Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada from Thursday, May 9 to Saturday, May 11, 2013. We invite proposals for papers and/or panels on theories of …Read more »

CfA: Themenband Song und populäres Musiktheater

„Lied und populäre Kultur/Song and Popular Culture“ – Jahrbuch des Deutschen Volksliedarchivs 58 (2013) Themenband: Song und populäres Musiktheater: Symbiosen und Korrespondenzen Das populäre Musiktheater (Musical) besitzt seit jeher eine offene Flanke zum reinen Schlagerbetrieb, zum Markt mit einzelnen Popsongs (personell, künstlerisch und bei der Nutzung von Vertriebswegen). Dies drückt sich zunächst darin aus, dass viele Lieder in den Musicals …Read more »

Publ.: Transkulturalität und Musikvermittlung

Binas-Preisendörfer, Susanne; Unseld, Melanie (Hrsg.): „Transkulturalität und Musikvermittlung. Möglichkeiten und Herausforderungen in Forschung, Kulturpolitik und musikpädagogischer Praxis“, Peter Lang Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften 2012 Keine Musikkultur kommt ohne Fragen von Alterität und Transkulturalität aus. Doch noch immer scheint es eine Herausforderung darzustellen, über diese Fragen produktiv nachzudenken und sie in der Vermittlung von Musik aufzugreifen. Angesichts der bildungs- und wissenschaftspolitischen …Read more »

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