PERFORMA, a conference on performance studies


The Department of Communication and Art of the University of Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal) will host, from the 14th to the 16th of May 2009, PERFORMA, a conference on performance studies.

The keynote speakers will be Prof. Bruno Nettl from University of Illinois, and Prof. John Rink from Royal Holloway-University of London.

We welcome proposals for papers, lecture recitals, panels, workshops and poster presentations in performance-related areas, such as music psychology, music pedagogy, musicology, ethnomusicology, analysis, performance practice and philosophical reflection on performance.

Proposal submissions should consist of a 250-word abstract sent to Enquiries can also be sent to this address. Detailed information at the conference site:

The submission deadline is 25th January 2009; feedback will be sent by the 20th of February.