cfp: Groove the City

Call for Papers:
Groove the City 2020 –
Constructing and Deconstructing Urban Spaces through Music conference
Feb. 13th to 15th 2020 at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany.

We are looking for papers that transgress the boundaries between our notions of music and space. We are explicitly following Henri Lefèbvre’s (1991) concept of a dialectics of triplicity and Edward Soja’s (2008) trialectic of spatiality. A first level encompasses material, physical, and social spaces of music and the mutuality of sound–music and space–architecture from historical, social, economic and cultural perspectives. A second level focusses on the mutuality of music and symbolic aspects of space such as images, brands, and imaginaries. While the third level should open up an
arena of powerful mediations between music–sound and spatial politics, whether this results in the appropriation of the city by music or the appropriation of music by the city.
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Jazz On the Telly

JAZZ ON THE TELLY
A one-day conference
Birmingham City University, City Centre Campus (B4 7BD)
Saturday 12 October 2019, 10.00-16.00

Birmingham City University is pleased to announce Jazz on the Telly, a conference to be held on 12 October 2019. This event will mark the conclusion of the AHRC-funded project, Jazz on BBC-TV 1960-1969, part of an ECR Research Leadership Fellowship awarded to Dr Nicolas Pillai The day will include: a reflection on the achievement and challenges of the project from Pillai, an industry panel on the future of jazz television, a strategy meeting for delegates on the formation of a Jazz and Media network and the launch of two publications: the first academic special issue on the subject of jazz television (Jazz Research Journal 12: 1) and a report entitled Reconstructing Television History: the case of Jazz 625.
The intention of the conference is to gather academics, musicians and industry professionals working on jazz television and television history more generally so that we may share current work and create collaborative opportunities for the future.
Delegates will be invited to deliver a 10-min presentation (including clips) detailing their current work. The conference will be free to attend and refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

Please book your ticket here.

cfp: BFE2020 Annual Conference

Call for Papers

British Forum for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference 2020
16-19 April 2020
Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Bath, UK

Keynote speaker: Dr Angela Impey (SOAS, University of London)

As with all BFE Annual Conferences we welcome papers and panels on any aspect of current ethnomusicological research.

The 2020 theme will be Music, Culture and Nature.
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CFP: 2nd IASPM-SEA Conference 2020

CFP: 2nd IASPM-SEA Conference 2020

Date
31 January – 2 February, 2020

Host
Ateneo de Manila University
Katipunan Ave, Quezon City, 1108 Metro Manila, Philippines

Organizer
International Association for the Study of Popular Music – Southeast Asia Branch (IASPM-SEA)

Theme
Within, Across and Beyond Borders: Southeast Asian Popular Music Studies

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New publication on jazz research: Jazzforschung heute (open-access)

Dear all,

we’re happy to announce the release of our proceedings on jazz
research in the German-speaking area, “Jazzforschung heute. Themen,
Methoden, Perspektiven”. Articles are partly in German- and
English-language and accessible as open-access:
Single articles: https://jazzforschung.hfm-weimar.de/publikationen/
full-text PDF: https://e-pub.uni-weimar.de/opus4/frontdoor/index/index/docId/3868

Martin Pfleiderer & Wolf-Georg Zaddach University of Music Franz
Liszt Weimar/Germany

Songwriting, Streaming, and Sustainability

Dear IASPMites,

Registration is now open for the second Songwriting Studies Research Network event taking place in London on Aug 8th in partnership with The Ivors Academy and the Meltdown Festival.

This time around our morning and afternoon sessions will feature discussions between professional practitioners, industry experts, and leading academics over at The Ivors Academy, followed by a live Sodajerker podcast with special guests Nile Rodgers and Merck Mercuriadis as part of Meltdown at the Southbank.

Go here to find out about the event and to book your free tickets: https://songwritingstudies.com/events.

Look forward to seeing you there!
Simon Barber, Mike Jones, and the Songwriting Studies team

cfp: Documenting Jazz 2020

DOCUMENTING JAZZ 2020

‘We never look at just one thing; we are always looking at the relation between things and ourselves. Our vision is continually active, continually moving, continually holding things in a circle around itself, constituting what is present to us as we are’, John Berger, (ed.) Ways of Seeing. 1987.

Birmingham City University is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Documenting Jazz conference, to be held on 16–18 January 2020. Now in its second year, Documenting Jazz brings together colleagues from across the academic, archive, library, and museum sectors to explore and discuss documenting jazz. Since its first edition in Dublin 2019, the Documenting Jazz Conference aims to offer an unparalleled variety of experiences drawn from across the world. We hope to include contributions from individuals of all career stages, from established scholars and practitioners to those just starting their careers. We embrace the academic sector and other heritage and cultural organisations in partnership with each other and with communities. Our keynote speakers are drawn from across the academic sector to inspire debate and discussion amongst participants.
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