Musical culture/s of the Habsburg Monarchy and its successors states between the 18 th and 20 th century : Cultural, social and historical approaches

Musical culture/s of the Hapsburg Monarchy and its successors states
between the 18th and 20thcentury: Cultural, social and historical approaches
International Workshop

Call for Papers
Department of Music Analysis, Theory and History mdw
University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
23–24 February 2017

One of the research focuses of the Department of Music Analysis, Theory and History/University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna is music history of Central Europe. The workshop Musical culture/s of the Hapsburg Monarchy and its successor states is aimed to open a wider international research platform, which would provide discussions on current perspectives, projects, as well as the possibilities of future cooperation. The light should be shed on innovative approaches to music history in political, economic, social and cultural context/s, resulting in the foundation of mutual research projects and publications. The objectives of sustainability of the network includes the participation of both senior researchers and young scholars.
On the defined broad basis, the following subjects are welcome:
– imperial versus national (self-)presentation through music and music
historiography
– gender perspectives in music and music historiography
– transregional and transnational cultural politics
– music and media
– commercial, political, social strategies of presentation and dissemination of
music
– music in the network of international cultural exchange
– music in the context of Pan-Slavism
– music and Jewishness
– music – migration – exile
– musical nostalgia.
Papers should be based on original research and should not have already been presented elsewhere. The official language of the symposium is English.
Proposals of up to 300 words and a short biography may be submitted
to musikwissenschaft@mdw.ac.at by 31 July 2016.
The organizers of the workshop, Assistant Prof. Dr. Fritz Trümpi (truempi@mdw.ac.at) and Dr. Tatjana Marković (markovic@mdw.ac.at), will send the notifications of the outcome by 20 August 2016. A limited
number of bursaries covering traveling and accommodation costs will be available.
Conference venue:
Department of Music Analysis, Theory and History
University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
Seilerstätte 26
A-1010 Vienna
http://www.mdw.ac.at/iatgm