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Call For Papers – Steppin Steens o Knowledge

Folklore, Ethnology, and Ethnomusicology Conference (Aberdeen) Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, Scotland 4–6 July, 2014 We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the inaugural Folklore, Ethnology, and Ethnomusicology Conference (Aberdeen). FEECA aims to answer the need for an academic forum for postgraduate research students and early-career researchers and to strengthen relations between […]

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New Publication – Brass Bands of the World: Militarism, Colonial Legacies, and Local Music Making

Edited by Suzel Ana Reily, Queen’s University Belfast, UK and Katherine Brucher, DePaul University, USA Bands structured around western wind instruments are among the most widespread instrumental ensembles in the world. Although these ensembles draw upon European military traditions that spread globally through colonialism, militarism and missionary work, local musicians have adapted the brass band […]

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ICTM Ireland Postgraduate Conference 2013

ICTM Postgraduate Conference 2013 Music and Ownership   This year’s Postgraduate conference will take place on Saturday, November 9th, in University College, Dublin. We invite postgraduate students at all stages of their study, with an interest in music, performance, ethnomusicology and education, to attend. The conference will explore: 1. What does it mean ‘to own’ […]

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Call for Papers: Anthropological Association of Ireland

Memory and Recovery: Anthropological Association of Ireland Conference Feb 2014. Annual Conference to be held in Sligo Institute of Technology, 14th and 15th of Feb, 2014. (Details to Follow) Please send abstracts of 300 words max to s.carden@qub.ac.uk by Dec 16th, 2013. Paul Connerton, among others, has analysed the ways in which societies strive to […]

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UCD Seminar Series

UCD Seminar in Musicology presents   Dr Luis Manuel Garcia (Berlin/Chicago) ‘Feeling Utopian on the Dancefloor: a very short history’   This seminar will offer a very brief history of utopianism in electronic dance music culture, from disco onwards, placing a particular emphasis on the affective dimensions of utopianism (through Bloch and Richard Dyer) and […]

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Call For Papers: Urban Soundscapes and Critical Citizenship

Urban Soundscapes and Critical Citizenship 27th & 28th March, 2014, Limerick, Ireland Call for papers In this interdisciplinary conference, we explore the intersection of soundscapes and acoustic ecology studies with urban, applied ethnomusicology’s focus on human subjects (Hemetek and Reyes 2007; Jurková 2012) and with sociological understandings of the cultural restructuring of urban space (Fainstein […]

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Call For Papers: ICTM Ireland Annual Conference

ICTM Ireland Annual Conference Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway 21st- 23rd February, 2014 ‘Music, Place, and Community’ with a keynote address by Martin Stokes King Edward Professor of Music, King’s College London Throughout the history of ethnomusicology, the relationship between music, place, andcommunity has been a central concern. While we no longer occupy ourselves […]

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Call For Papers: 1913 / the art of noises / 2013

1913 / the art of noises / 2013 University College Cork 13 December 2013 The year 1913 was a momentous one in art. From Proust to Stravinsky, Duchamp to Malevitch, Modernism was to recalibrate the way the world was seen; Futurism offered to change the way the world was heard. One hundred years ago, Luigi […]

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Harp Performance Practice Symposium

Ionad Taighde Ceoil Centre for Research in Music DkIT Harp Performance Practice Symposium Friday 22nd November 2013, Carroll Building, Dundalk Institute of Technology DkIT in association with the IWAMD will host a one-day research symposium on harp performance practice. Harping in Ireland has experienced a significant revival over the past fifty years with an unprecedented […]

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