cfp: Policing in the Algorithmic Society

Call for Papers for conference in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Niteroi: Policing in the Algorithmic Society

Policing in the Algorithmic Society Consequences and Critical Perspectives

March 6-8, 2023Fluminense Federal University, Niterói – Brazil

AGOPOL Project conference organized in collaboration with Instituto de Estudos Comparados em Administração de Conflitos – UFF

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IASPM Canada 2023 – CFP – Appel à communications

*** Deadline is extended to January 31st ***

*** La date limite pour l’envoi des propositions est le 31 janvier ***

Hi all!

Just a friendly reminder from the Canadian branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM-Ca) about the CFP for the next annual conference, held in Québec city, May 17 to May 21 2023.

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cfp: Workshop on radio, community and power: domination and emancipation in segregated contexts


Radio, community, power: domination and emancipation in segregated contexts


June 15, 2023, Campus Condorcet, Aubervilliers (near Paris)

Deadline for proposals: February 27, 2023

Coordinated by Tristan Le Bras (CENA-Mondes Américains – EHESS) and Thomas Leyris (IRHIS – Université de Lille).

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cfp: Mediations of music and power in online music cultures

Call for Papers

Mediations of music and power in online music cultures

21–22 September 2023, Division of Gender Studies, School of Culture and Education, Södertörn University, Sweden

Music cultures in the twenty-first century are strongly shaped by online media. Music streaming, social media, video sharing sites as well as internet-based music production software, radio stations, and music magazines have variously affected the formatting, curation, and consumption of music. Largely centralized around a small number of privatized companies, where human and automated processes intersect, online music cultures are sites of mediations of power.

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cfp: Diversity and Inclusivity in the British Music Industry Conference 

Call Fall Papers  

Diversity and Inclusivity in the British Music Industry Conference 

Tuesday 6 June 2023 @ the Media Factory University of Central Lancashire 

The music industry, like many industries, has historically been dominated by certain groups and has not always been inclusive or representative of the diversity of the population.  

Research has shown that people of colour, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people with disabilities, are often underrepresented in the music industry, particularly in leadership roles. There are also issues of unequal pay and opportunities for marginalised groups. 

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cfp: Popular Song in Europe in the 1920s (Extended dl 15 January, 2023)

University of Rouen-Normandie, France, 8-9 June 2023

Organizer : John Mullen

Popular Song in Europe in the 1920s

The 1920s was a key period for popular song. The slow rise of recorded music, and the arrival of radio, brought to the end that era when live performance was at the centre of the music industries. Meanwhile, ongoing urbanization in many countries continually changed the relationship between song, everyday life, fantasy and identity.

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cfp: Soundtracks of Our Lives: Music-Making and Musicians in Cinema of the MENA Region

Soundtracks of Our Lives: Music-Making and Musicians in Cinema of the MENA Region

Organization: Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth
Categories: Popular Culture, Aesthetics, Cultural Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Mediterranean, Middle East

Event Date: 2023-02-15 Abstract Due: 2023-02-15

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cfp: Music and Dance on East–West Axis

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Music and Dance on East–West Axis: Correlations and Mobilities- International scientific symposium 

Organizers: Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts: Institute of Musicology – Department of Arts, Istanbul University State Conservatory

Location: Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade (Serbia)

Dates: September 4–6th, 2023 The question of “Orient” in humanities gained significant attention, especially after the landmark work of Edward Said (1978). However, the issue of representation from the position of power was of a much older date, and the eurocentric perspective of the late 19th and 20th centuries influenced comparative musicology and then ethnomusicology to a certain extent, due to the fact that ethnomusicology as a discipline is rooted in the observation of music of “the Others”. Said’s work also affected academic discourse about questions of (Middle) East wars and the history and social reflections of the religions, and it was a necessary basis for postcolonial and deconialization studies in global terms, which occupy a significant position in contemporary ethnomusicology (and musicology). Perceived from the aspect of “the crossroads between East and West” and the attitude of abandonment of burdening synonym for conflicting nations, the Balkans, as the main focus area for this symposium, is observed as a field for research of correlations in music and dance heritage, as well as the space where/through music/dance and musicians/dancers are migrating and moving.

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cfp: Low End Theories: Bass Culture, Sound Systems, and Popular Music

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Bass and Afro-diasporic sound system culture are defining elements of many popular musics today. Dub-reggae practices are embedded in the pop industry as well as mainstay genres such as hip-hop, dancehall, and jungle/drum ‘n’ bass, while sound system-powered subcultures proliferate in scenes such as footwork, Miami bass, and beyond. ‘Bass music’ is an established, and contested, category of electronic dance music culture. Sound system events have persisted through and adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic, despite its impact on night life industries worldwide.

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