London College of Music – Vice Chancellor’s scholarships: Deadline 10th of March

The London College of Music at UWL is is creating opportunities for a number of 3-year fully funded PhD Scholarships. These will be available for all eligible UK/EU students. Although we are accepting proposals on a broad range of topics, we have 8 target areas that are:
1. Pedagogical practices in one-to-one instrumental and vocal tuition
2. The non-subject-specific benefits of music education in primary and secondary schools
3. Integrating the teaching of expression into grade level instrumental and vocal tuition
4. Part learning in popular music performance: tacit learning of tacit knowledge in a popular music ensemble context
5. An embodied / ecological approach to audio mixing
6. A creative practice-as-research approach to exploring issues of gender, music and technology
7. 3-D Audio Production
8. Interactive Recorded Music

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WANTED: Musicologists / Music Historians

Call for researchers from a Berlin record label:

“WANTED: Musicologists / Music Historians
Location: Global
Focus: feminist music 1900-2000, primarily within the context of all genres
of ‘popular music’ with lyrics.
We are a Berlin-based record label putting together an international team
for a very unique project: a compilation and global research project
documenting feminist music from around the world over the last century.

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Hip-Hop in the Golden Age

Dear colleagues,

This is a reminder of the upcoming conference, “Hip-Hop in the Golden Age,” hosted by the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Bloomington, this weekend. Full conference details, including the registration link and program, can be found at https://music.indiana.edu/departments/academic/music-theory/hip-hop-golden-age.shtml.

All papers at the conference will be live-streamed at http://music.indiana.edu/iumusiclive/. During the keynote address (by Prince Paul of De La Soul), remote participants will be able to pose questions via Twitter, using the hashtag #iugoldenagehiphop.

Call for Chapters: The Independent Record Industry in Transition.

Call for Chapters: The Road to Independence: the Independent Record Industry in Transition.

Call for chapters
The Road to Independence: the Independent Record Industry in Transition.
Editor : Victor Sarafian.
Publisher : Presse de l’Université Toulouse 1 Capitole

Proposal submission: 1 July 2019
Full chapters due: 1 December 2019

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Songwriting Studies Research Network Launch

Dear IASPM-ites,

We are writing to let you know about the launch of the AHRC-funded Songwriting Studies Research Network which is taking place at Birmingham City University on March 20th. The event will feature a mix of papers, panels, conversation and performance focusing on contemporary songwriting practice and production. Some of the highlights of the day include:

-Ivor Novello-winning singer-songwriter KT Tunstall will join members of the Sodajerker songwriting podcast to record a live episode of the show.

-Keynote speaker Phillip McIntyre (University of Newcastle, Australia) will discuss songwriting as a form of cultural production based on themes from his book, The Creative System in Action: Understanding Cultural Production and Practice (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

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A talk on German techno connections

Birmingham to Berlin. A talk on German techno connections

You are all invited to this event with Thomas Meinecke (FSK) taking place at Café Artum, 177 Corporation St, Birmingham, from 5pm on 20 Feb 2019.

Uwe Schütte (Aston Uni) and Matthew Evans (Bham Conservatoire) will be exploring the transnational journey(s) of German techno.

More info here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/544230529318266/