Category Archives: CFP: Call for Papers

CfP: The small economies of the ’new‘ music industry

Severn Pop Network inaugural conference „The small economies of the ‘new’ music industry“ 25th March 2013 – University of Bristol The music industry is in a well-publicised state of upheaval. The emergence of digital reproductive technologies (such as CD burners and MP3s), of digital distribution and consumption technologies (such as the iPod, iTunes and Spotify), and of new social media …Read more »

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 »

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 »

CfP: Protest Music in the Twentieth Century (Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini)

Symposium „Protest Music in the Twentieth Century“ 15.-17. November 2013 – Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini of Lucca The Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini of Lucca (, in association with the University of Granada, is pleased to invite submissions of proposals for the symposium «Protest Music in the Twentieth Century», to be held in Lucca, Complesso monumentale di …Read more »

CfP: Music and Diplomacy (Tufts University & Harvard University)

Conference „Music and Diplomacy“ March 1-2, 2013 – Tufts University and Harvard University, How does music (its concepts, practices, and institutions) shape the exercise of diplomacy, the pursuit of power, and the conduct of international relations? Scholars are increasingly asking these questions from a variety of disciplinary standpoints. While some have highlighted the ritual function of European court entertainments in the …Read more »

CfP: Challenging Musical Ontologies (University of Nottingham)

RMA Study Day „Challenging Musical Ontologies“ 23 November 2012 – University of Nottingham This RMA Study Day seeks to engage with conflicting yet complimentary dialogues regarding the possibility (or even non-possibility) of an ontology of music. In recent years there has been lively debate between diverse positions rooted in musicology and both continental and analytical philosophy; the purpose of this …Read more »

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