To Each Their Own Pop (call for essays)

Call for Essays – To Each Their Own Pop. Music, Cinema and Television in Europe in the Period of the Youth Movements (1960-1979)
Cinéma&Cie, no. 31 – Special issue edited by Massimo Locatelli, Alessandro Bratus and Miguel Mera

The scope of this issue is to gather papers related to a decisive period in the development of audiovisual media in contemporary Europe: the 60’s and 70’s are linked with different patterns of economic growth and consumption across different countries, but nevertheless related to the diffusion of television and the new technologies in the record industry, from both the point of view of production and reproduction. Such changes determined the emergence of new forms of expression, media aggregation and consumption behaviors with respect to the past.

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IASA Conference 2018 (Accra, Ghana)

A growing proportion of our cultural heritage is in the form of sound and moving image recordings. If you are concerned with the use, collection, or preservation of sound and audiovisual collections, please consider submitting a proposal and joining us in Accra, Ghana.

Call for Presentations:

49th Annual Conference of IASA, from 1-4 October 2018, at the Institute of African Studies (IAS), University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

Conference theme:

Access and Accessibility – Archival Policies and Barriers in the Age of Global Information Exchange

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Musicology/Ethnomusicology (Manchester, UK)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Musicology/Ethnomusicology
University of Manchester, UK

£35,550 to £60,410 per annum according to experience

Closing date for applications: 12 January 2018

Music at the University of Manchester is one of the leading Music departments in the UK, consistently ranked in the top three in the principal league tables. We invite applications for a permanent, full-time lectureship in Musicology/Ethnomusicology, tenable from 1 August 2018. Applications in any area of Musicology/Ethnomusicology are welcome, although preference will be given to applicants with a specialism in Ethnomusicology and/or Popular Music (including global popular musics). You will be expected to make a strong contribution to the subject area’s research strategy, including through the publication of high-quality peer-reviewed research outputs and the potential to attract external research funding; to lead undergraduate and Master’s-level teaching and supervision in your field of specialism (including both broad-ranging course units and those offering more focused and intensive study), alongside contributing to teaching in other related areas; to recruit and supervise PhD students; and to contribute to the management and administration of the subject area under the guidance of the Head of Music and Head of Division.

The full advert, with links to the further particulars and the online application system, may be found here: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=14439

Informal enquiries about the vacancy may be made to Professor Caroline Bithell, Head of Music: caroline.bithell@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries may be addressed to: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk