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Seventh International Symposium on Systematic and Comparative Musicology/Third International Conference on Cognitive Musicology
Jyväskylä, August 2001


Invitation and Call for Papers
VII International Symposium on Systematic and Comparative Musicology
III International Conference on Cognitive Musicology
University of Jyväskylä, Finland, August 16-19, 2001

Organized by
- International Cooperative in Systematic and Comparative Musicology, Inc.
- Department of Music, University of Jyväskylä

Location of the joint conference: University of Jyväskylä, Finland


Background: This joint conference is a follow-up to symposia on systematic and
comparative musicology held at Moravany (Slovak Republic, 1993), Hamburg (Germany,
1994), Schloss Zellern (Austria, 1995), Bruges (Belgium, 1996), Berlin (Germany,
1997), and Oslo (Norway, 1999) that have been organized by the International
Cooperative in Systematic and Comparative Musicology, Inc. with the support of
various national foundations and institutions of the host countries as well as, in
1996, of the European Community.  Conferences on cognitive musicology were held at
Jyväskylä (Finland, 1993) and Bruges (Belgium, 1996).

The general theme of the conference will be New Directions in Cognitive
Musicology.  The conference aims at consolidating the transformation of systematic
musicology in view of technological developments and integration of scientific
methods towards better understanding of cognitive functioning in the musical
context.

Special topics are (1) Intercultural approaches to Cognitive Musicology (2) Music
and representation of time (3) Free papers

Deadlines:
- submission of proposals (tentative title of paper/poster presentation): February
  1st, 2001
- acceptance notification: March 15th, 2001
- submission of extended abstracts (max. 6 pages) for conference proceedings: July
  1st, 2001

Scientific committee: A. Camurri (Genoa, Italy), T. Eerola (Jyväskylä, Finland),
R.I. Godøy (Oslo, Norway), M. Leman (Gent, Belgium), J. Louhivuori (Jyväskylä,
Finland), R. Parncutt (Graz, Austria), L. Rowell (Bloomington, USA), A. Schneider
(Hamburg, Germany), P. Toiviainen (Jyväskylä, Finland)

For more information, contact
Ms Satu Julin
University of Jyväskylä
P.O.Box 35 (M)
FIN- 40351 Jyväskylä
Finland
Tel. +358-14-2601342
Fax  +358-14-2601331
Email: sjulin@cc.jyu.fi

Internet site of the conference: www.jyu.fi/musica/