Manchester International Beethoven Conference

Manchester International Beethoven Conference
Martin Harris Centre, University of Manchester
25-27 June 2012

Call for Papers:

Proposals are invited for papers or lecture recitals on any topic about Beethoven; papers relating to any of the following themes would be particularly welcomed:

•Performing Beethoven
•The year 1812
•Sketches and revisions
•Beethoven as a 19th-century cultural figure
•Translation of Beethoven documents
•Beethoven in his historical and social context

Each paper will be limited to 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of discussion and questions. Proposals for 50-minute papers will also be considered. Proposed lecture recitals can be either 20 minutes or 50 minutes.

Proposals should be limited to 250 words, and should be emailed to Barry Cooper at barry.cooper@manchester.ac.uk. Proposals will be accepted until 29 February 2012. Successful applicants will be informed by 16 March 2012.