9th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology

9th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology
Abstract submission deadline: 05 August 2014
Conference dates: December 4-6, 2014
http://www.sim.spk-berlin.de/cim14
National Institute for Music Research, Berlin, Germany

Technology is omnipresent in our lives and it plays an important role in contemporary social development, particularly in the so-called Westernized world. The role of technology in our daily life is even more so remarkable with the increasing ubiquity of technology, specially computing technology, in various activities of our contemporary society, music being a notable example. Yet, there is no single universally accepted definition of “technology”.

CIM14 will be aimed at all discourses on the interplay between technology and music, including collaborations between sciences and humanities, interactions between academic research and musical practice, and interdisciplinary combinations that are innovative, unusual, and creative.

Conference Sessions & Topics:

Please visit the conference site for a list of suggested topics including: Technology in Musicology, Ethnomusicology, Music- Education, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Philosophy, Sound Recording and Technology of Musical- Instruments, Composition and Practice.

We are particularly interested in new emerging fields of technology in music research and practice, which could form a session on New Emerging Technologies, which might include: Music Neurotechnology, Neuromusicology & Neuro-inspired Music Theory, Evolutionary Computing in Music & Musicology, Computational Ethnomusicology and Unconventional Computing in Music.

Submission of papers:

CIM14 welcomes papers addressing the relationship between music and technology in a way or another. An important ranking criterion for the peer reviewing process will be the interdisciplinary nature of the paper.

Please see the online submission page for more information including important details about the submission format:
http://www.sim.spk-berlin.de/cim14submission