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ICTM Ireland Annual Conference 2011 – Derry

ICTM Ireland Annual Conference 18th-20th February 2011 ‘LISTENING’ University of Ulster, Magee campus, Derry/Londonderry The University of Ulster, Magee campus, is proud to host the first ICTM Ireland conference to be held in Northern Ireland. The occasion will see the presentation of over twenty scholarly papers from all over Ireland, Europe and beyond. Focussed on […]

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Ethnomusicology Ireland – Call for Submissions

ETHNOMUSICOLOGY IRELAND ISSN   2009-4094 A CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Ethnomusicology Ireland, the online journal of the Irish Committee of the International Council on Traditional Music, is currently inviting submissions for its second edition, due for publication in early 2012. The scope of this journal is wide, representing the full diversity of ethnomusicology in Ireland and about […]

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New Book: Music, Emotion and Identity in Ulster Marching Bands

Gordon Ramsey MUSIC, EMOTION AND IDENTITY IN ULSTER MARCHING BANDS Flutes, Drums and Loyal Sons Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien, 2011. XIV, 334 pp. Peter Lang Publishing Group     Synopsis: Ulster’s marching bands form perhaps the most vibrant participatory folk music tradition in contemporary Europe, and are one of […]

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New book on fiddler Ben Lennon: The Tailor’s Twist

The Tailor’s Twist A study in text, photographs and graphic design of the fiddler Ben Lennon of Kiltyclogher, Co. Leitrim.   Ben Lennon is known widely as a stylistic performer and teacher in the national and international world of Irish Traditional music. He began playing the fiddle at the age of ten, growing up in an atmosphere […]

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New Publication from the Irish Traditional Music Archive

ITMA are pleased to announce the release of its latest publication All the days of his life : Eddie Butcher in his own words : songs, stories and memories of Magilligan, Co Derry is the latest publication in the Studies in Irish traditional music / Taighde ar cheol dúchais Éireann series from the Irish Traditional […]

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Anthropological Association of Ireland Conference

The Art of Anthropology 2 – 3 September 2011 School of Art & Design University of Ulster York Street Belfast BT15 1ED Keynote Speaker: Professor Sarah Pink (Loughborough University) CALL FOR PAPERS The Anthropological Association of Ireland invites conference papers from postgraduates and established scholars on the visual and visuality in contemporary societies, and more […]

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PhD Scholarship in Music and Urban Regeneration – UCC

Three-year PhD Scholarship in Music and Urban Regeneration at Music Department, University College Cork, Ireland What role might music-related outreach initiatives play in the revitalization of urban communities? How does music interact with other cultural practices in fostering community and renewal in the city? What form might an effective community outreach music project take? What […]

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