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Music Historiography, Royal Musical Association Annual Conference
Cardiff, September 2003


Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2003: Music Historiography
Department of Music, Cardiff University
12-14 September 2003

Papers for this international conference are invited on any aspect of the writing
of music history, and the social, cultural and ideological forces that shape it.

The keynote speaker at the conference is Gary Tomlinson (University of
Pennsylvania).  Four themed sessions are already planned:

Multidisciplinarity in Medieval Music Studies: participants to include Ardis
	Butterfield (University College London), Elizabeth Eva Leach (Royal
	Holloway College London), Margaret Switten (Mount Holyoke College)
Lesbian Historiography: participants to include Rachel Cowgill (Leeds University),
	Suzanne Cusick (New York University), Sophie Fuller (Reading University),
	Matthew Head (Southampton University)
Music Theory and Historiography in the Nineteenth Century: participants to include
	Suzannah Clark (Merton College, Oxford) and Alexander Rehding (Princeton
Historicizing Popular Music: participants to include Nicholas Cook (Southampton
	University), Kenneth Gloag (Cardiff University), Sarah Hill (Southampton

This is a residential conference.  University accommodation will be available for
booking from April 2003.  Cardiff also offers a wide range of hotels and guest

Papers should be of 20 minutes duration.  Abstracts of no more than 300 words
should be addressed to Dr Charles Wilson, RMA Historiography 2003, Department of
Music, Cardiff University, 31 Corbett Road, Cardiff, CF10 3EB (email:, along with any other enquiries.

DEADLINE for receipt of proposals: 31 January 2003