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Thirty-Sixth World Conference, International Council for Traditional Music
Rio de Janeiro, July 2001


Thirty-Sixth World Conference of the ICTM

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 4-11 July 2001

First notice


The International Council for Traditional Music has pleasure in announcing
that its 36th World Conference will be held from 4-11 July, 2001, in Rio
de Janeiro, Brazil, upon invitation from the School of Music of the
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Universidade do Rio de
Janeiro (UNIRIO), Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) and
Conservatorio Brasileiro de Musica (CBM). The organizing committee is
chaired by Prof. Samuel Araujo, and the program committee by Dr. Anthony
Seeger.

Members who wish to make a presentation are asked to send their proposal
as soon as possible, but preferably before 1 October 2000, to Dr. Anthony
Seeger, ICTM Program Chair - Brazil 2001, 2308 Blaine Drive, Chevy Chase,
MD 20815, U.S.A.; E-mail: tony@folkways.si.edu.

THEMES OF THE CONFERENCE
1. Moving from the Specific to the General and Back Again
2. Immigrant Music and Dance in Two Directions - To the Americas and From
   There To the World
3. Technology, Mass Media, and the Performances of Music and Dance
4. The Relationships Between Researchers and the Communities They Research
5. New Research

For a description of the themes, and more detailed information see:

http://roar.music.columbia.edu/~ictm/first01.htm

or contact the ICTM office by E-mail: ICTM@compuserve.com.