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The International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) is a UNESCO non-governmental organisation and one of the largest  organisations for the study of traditional music and dance in culture.  Its aims are “to further the study, practice, documentation,  preservation and dissemination of traditional music, including folk,  popular, classical and urban music, and dance of all countries.”

The  Irish National Committee of ICTM is one of thirty-three National  Committees of ICTM. ICTM Ireland brings a local  focus to the activities of ICTM and provides a regional forum for  scholars of diverse musical traditions. This site serves as an information hub  for those interested in the study of music, song, dance and  ethnomusicology in Ireland.

 

Details for the Call for Papers for Ethnomusicology Ireland (peer reviewed journal from ICTM Ireland) is available here.

Details for the Call for Papers for the ICTM Ireland 2014 Postgraduate Conference is available here.

Details for the Call for Papers for the ICTM Ireland 2015 Annual Conference is available here.

The current edition of Spéis is now available for download here.

 

You can now join ICTM Ireland online.

 

Information about ICTM Ireland’s Fieldwork CD project is now available.

 

For general information and enquiries, contact Ray Casserly at communication@ictm.ie