Eisler und die Nachwelt (Eisler and Posterity)

Symposium on the 50th anniversary of the death of Hanns Eisler

Organised by the International Hanns Eisler Society
in association with the Akademie der Künste, Berlin

Dates: 6–8 September 2012
Venue: Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin, Germany

The conference will focus on a critical assessment of research trends to the present day and the outlook for future study of the work, life and aesthetics of the composer.

Areas of particular interest include:
– Analysis (methods, models, problems)
– Reception (performance, scholarship, politics)
– Eisler’s position in the history of 20th century music

The conference languages are German and English.

Please submit abstracts (c. 150 words) by Monday, 2 January 2012 to iheg@hanns-eisler.de. Notification of acceptance and the conference programme will be sent in the course of January 2012.

Please also see http://www.hannseisler.net for further information.