CFP: XXII BIENNIAL IASPM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
June 26–30, 2023
Theme: Popular Music in Crisis
It is not hyperbolic to claim that crisis characterizes the state of the world in the 2020s. The COVID-19 virus still rages across the globe. In many countries, this public health crisis intersects with a crisis of political legitimacy caused by increased polarization and the rise of right-wing populism. The refusal of many to vaccinate themselves against COVID-19 has led to the continuing spread of the disease. Elsewhere, similar dynamics are exacerbated by lack of effective vaccines, little-to-no capacity to make them, and the hesitancy of wealthier countries to distribute vaccines beyond their national borders. An ever smaller number of people control most of the world’s wealth as the gap between the wealthy and the poor has become a seemingly unbridgeable chasm. The ongoing crisis of climate change manifests in many ways: increasingly dangerous storms, displaced populations, out-of-control fires, financial and material devastation, rising sea levels, and more, unfortunately exacerbated by politics and the destructive impact of late capitalism. Wars, civil and otherwise, have also increased the numbers of migrants whose home countries are devastated but who are not welcomed elsewhere, leading to a crisis of the displaced and, with the ongoing conflict in the Ukraine compounding continued struggles in Afghanistan, Israel-Palestine, Syria, and many other regions, heightened tension between global powers that at times evokes the Cold War. The rise of neo-fascism has accompanied the return of dangerous nationalisms that attempt to disenfranchise certain members of society, often by race, gender, and sexuality, while reinforcing existing social and racial constructions. Other crises abound, as white supremacy rises again in North America and Europe, women’s rights are under attack in various repressive regimes across the globe, and we learn of human rights abuses perpetrated during military crises and civil unrest.
Call for Papers:
Online conference on “Toddlers/Children’s Songs – The Popular Music of the Youngest?”
on Friday, November 4, 2022
Call for Papers:
VOICES OF WOMEN: MATERIALITIES, CULTURAL TRANSFER, AND MUSICAL AUTHORSHIP
VOW Erasmus+ Educational Symposium for researchers, music educators, and graduate music students
Dec. 1-2, 2022
University of Groningen
The Voices of Women project, an Erasmus+ funded joint project with the University of Groningen, The University of Stavanger, The Arctic University of Norway (Tromsø), and The University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar invites paper presentations from teachers, graduate students, and scholars interested in the theme of musical authorship in connection to women’s voices. We understand voices metaphorically, artistically, and literally to include women or women-identifying genders in a variety of roles whose creative musical ‘voices’ contribute to the authorship of a particular body of work. The two-day symposium explores this theme of authorship in relation to the sub-themes of music materialities and cultural transfer.
MUSIC, RESEARCH, AND ACTIVISM
May 10–12, 2023, University of Helsinki
Call for Papers
What does social and environmental justice mean in music or music
research? How can music and music research advance equality, equity,
human rights or ecological sustainability? What could music
researchers and practitioners do in our contemporary world
characterized by climate emergency, ecocide, racism, gender
discrimination, war, conflict, and humanitarian crises? What is the
relationship between music and the rest of society, and what might
activist research look like in the field of music studies?
What: Music video research conference
Where: Turku, Finland
Organizers: #NorPopVid Finnish Academy research project, Åbo Akademi, University of Turku, Finnish Ethnomusicological Society SES, IIPC
Conference committee: Anna-Elena Pääkkölä (chair), John Richardson, Mathias Korsgaard, Johannes Brusila, Hanna-Mari Riihimäki
Keynote speakers: Nikki Dibben, Kai Arne Hansen, Emily Casten
IASPM-ANZ 2022 Conference: Call for Papers
Opening Up: Reconnecting, Remixing, Remastering
Conference Dates: Wednesday 7th – Friday 9th December 2022
Venue: RMIT University City Campus, Latrobe St Melbourne and online
Organising Committee: Catherine Strong, Shelley Brunt, Ian Rogers, Tami Gadir, Sebastian Diaz-Gasca, Olivia Guntarik
We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2022 IASPM-ANZ conference, to be held at the City Campus of RMIT University.
There will also be options for online presentations for members who cannot attend in person.
Call for Conference Papers and Creative Practice: Voices in and out of Place: Misplaced, Displaced, Replaced and Interlaced Voices
6-7 September 2022
Submissions Deadline: 30 April, 2022
The International Centre for Music Studies at Newcastle University (ICMuS) is hosting the second biennial on-line Vicarious Vocalities, Simulated Songs conference in collaboration with the Centre for Interdisciplinary Voice Studies, now celebrating its tenth year. The theme of this year’s conference is “Voices in and out of Place: Misplaced, Displaced, Replaced and Interlaced Voices”, and is intended to cover both new and longstanding questions around the location or place of the voice with regard to the body AND equally perennial debates around the voice in relation to geographical and temporal place and space.
On behalf of the organisers, I am pleased to let you know of the
2022 IASPM-Norden conference: “Disciplining Music Heritage”
organised jointly with the Finnish Society for Ethnomusicology
13–14 October 2022, Seinäjoki, Finland
The deadline for proposals is 31 March 2022. Please visit this website for the call and further details:
Please direct your enquiries to email@example.com.
With best wishes,