Musicology in the contemporary societies

Meeting for students in musicology and young musicologists
ESMUC, Barcelona, 8-10 May 2008

The students in musicology of the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC) organize a meeting for students and young musicologists, in the School. The aim is to share questions and interests about our discipline and to create a web of communication that allows for the collaboration and interchange between us. Among other things we will discuss subjects like musicologists’ labor market and current curriculums of the discipline.

You will find more information in the School’s website. If you have any doubt contact

British Library Lectures in Musicology 2007/8

Royal Holloway
British Library Lectures in Musicology 2007/8

The 2007-8 lectures, ‘Rock and British Musical Culture 1955-2005’, will be delivered by Prof. Simon Frith (University of Edinburgh).

Sponsored by the Department of Music, Royal Holloway, University of London and supported by the British Library.

Lectures take place on the following Wednesdays from 6 pm to 7 pm at the British Library Conference Centre.
Admission is free, without ticket.

23 and 30 January, 6, 13, and 27 February, and 5 March 2008

Postgraduate Open Day

Postgraduate Open Day
Department of Music, University of Nottingham

Tuesday 11 December, 12:00-6:00.

– Find out more about Nottingham’s distinctive MA in Music (with pathways in Early Music, Music and Gender Studies, Music and Geography, Music and Film, Theory and Analysis) and research degrees in musicology and composition.
– Find out about funding opportunities.
– Talk with staff and current students.
– Tour the Music Department and the Graduate School.
– Attend and participate in two postgraduate research events.
– Attend a colloquium in the Music/Geography “Spaces of Sound” series.


12:00 Buffet lunch and introduction to Nottingham’s postgraduate programmes in Music
2:00 Postgraduate Reading Group (discussing Susan McClary’s ‘A Musical Dialectic from the Enlightenment: Mozart’s Piano Concerto in G major, K. 453, Movement 2’, Cultural Critique 4 (Autumn 1986), pp. 129-69)
3:45 Coffee and tea
4:30 Music/Geography Spaces of Sound seminar: Dr Polly McMichael (Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, University of Nottingham), ‘Constructing the Soviet Rock Star’

Please address any queries to the Postgraduate Admissions Officer, Adam Krims