For those in need of financial support, IASPM offers bursary for eligible participants. Previously the arrangement was to compensate for travel costs. Due to the current pandemic situation, however, the bursary will be repurposed to compensate for the registration fee. The deadline for the financial support application has been extended to 21 April 2022. Please see below for more information.
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Keewoong Lee (co-chair) Hyunjoon Shin (co-chair)
IASPM XXI 2022 Local Organising Committee
Special Issue of South Asian History and Culture: Western Popular Music and the Making of Indian Modernity
Description of Topic
From the colonial period onwards a variety of Western musical forms and practices have traveled to the sub-continent interacting with domestic sound cultures and contributing to making of Indian modernity. While other influences from the west – in science and technology, political governance, and market mechanisms – have received considerable academic attention, the impact of western popular music in the Indian context is a relatively ignored area of inquiry. This special issue of South Asian History and Culture is based on the premise that our understanding of Indian modernity is enhanced by a deeper exploration of the ways in which western music – beginning with colonial army bands to MTV and beyond – has contributed to the formation of modern sensibilities in India. The issue focuses exclusively on the western pop music (as opposed to western influences on indigenous music-making) that reached Indian audiences as well as local production of English-language pop and seeks to ask a set of questions surrounding these musical encounters to refine and develop our understanding of how popular cultural flows are constitutive of local modernities. What was/is the nature of the audience for western music in India? Was the reception of this music tied to elite-formation? Can one speak of a sub-culture around western pop? Was there any clearly formed state policy regarding What part did this music play in creating an urban youth culture in postcolonial India? Was the Indian recording industry able to nourish homegrown western pop artists? What the was the role of Indian radio and television in creating an enclave of western pop that was distinct from vernacular popular culture?
2022 IASPM-Norden conference: “Disciplining Music Heritage”
organised jointly with the Finnish Society for Ethnomusicology
13–14 October 2022, Seinäjoki, Finland
and as we are equally pleased of our capability to accommodate more, there is still a possibility to submit, with an extended deadline for proposals on 15 April 2022. Please visit this website for the call and further details:
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Call for chapter proposals
Intellect Handbook of Global Music Industries
Edited by Chris Anderton, Martin James, Daniel Nordgård and Sergio Pisfil
Social, technological and political developments and disruptions continue to impact the music industries, fostering new revenue streams and opportunities, and allowing music from around the world to gain a global audience. Audio streaming, video apps and social entertainment services have rapidly become key areas of growth, and there has been a rise in academic work focusing on the global music industries in terms of their issues, challenges, and opportunities. Much of this work describes developments in the global north, and while this book will explore and expand upon this field, it also seeks to explore the industries from a global perspective. We therefore encourage proposals that stress global overviews, tackling issues to do with global capitalism, trans-national companies, geo-politics and so on, but also proposals that focus on significant local/regional contexts that cast light on global differences and what may be learned from them.
Lecturer in Music
University of York – Department of Music (expertise in Black Music Studies or Global Musics):
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.
Fred Rogers was a musician and believed that music was a critical component for the development of young people. He used music to build relationships with his television friends. The Fred Rogers Center is excited to announce that applications for the Gretsch Fellowship in Children’s Music for the year of 2022-2023 are now OPEN! Applications will remain open until April 15th, 2022. To learn more about the Fellowship and apply, please click on the link below.
On behalf of the Ethnomusicology Group of Barcelona, we want to announce our colloquium for March entitled:
“APPROACH TO THE LAMBE-LAMBE THEATRE AS A STAGE RESONANCE DEVICE: (INTIMATE) HETEROTOPIES IN THE PUBLIC SPACE”
The presentation will be carried out by sociologist and Master in Music as Interdisciplianry Art (University of Barcelona), Amarú Araya González. The event will be held face-to-face and online, on Thursday, March 31st. Check the links below to find detailed information about the content of the session and the biographical data of the collaborator.
Where: To be confirmed
When: March 31st, Thursday.
Time: 18h-20h (Spanish local time)
Transmitted via Facebook Live: @etnomusicologiabcn
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.