Tbilisi International Musicological Conference (TIMC) – “Challenges and Perspectives of Musicology”

Tbilisi International Musicological Conference (TIMC) – “Challenges and Perspectives of Musicology”

7-9 April, 2017

Vano Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire, Tbilisi, Georgia

The deadline for registration, submission of proposals and short bio is 30 September, 2016.


Official languages of the Conference are English and Georgian. All the papers will be published after the conference in both English and Georgian.


Call for papers

The Tbilisi International Musicological Conference is biennial conference on recent developments and future trends in Musicology. We welcome submissions that focus on any one or combination of the following:

  1. Musical education: traditions and perspectives
  2. Problems of theory and history of music
  3. Interdisciplinary research
  4. Music in the monocultural and multicultural society

Theme of the round table: “Musicology in the 21 century – without or with borders?”



Proposals from all areas of musicology and related music studies are invited for the following:

  • Individual papers – will be twenty minutes in duration, to be followed by ten minutes for questions and discussion.
  • Poster presentations – should be ten minutes in duration (in Power point presentation format), to be followed by 5 minutes for questions and discussions.
  • Round table sessions will be 90-120 minutes in duration, including time for discussion. Round table sessions will comprise a panel of up to four people, each presenting a position paper (no more than 10 minutes), followed by a discussion.

All proposals should include:

  • Title
  • Indication of format
  • Proposer’s name, affiliation, short bio – no more than 100 words
  • Abstract (for individual paper) / description of the project (for poster) – no more than 250 words,
  • Contact e -mail
  • AV requirements

After getting a notification of acceptance presenter must send full text of paper (no more than 7 pages – font size 12, with 1.5 spacing, margins 2 cm) which should be translated for conference.

All materials should be sent to e-mail: science@conservatoire.edu.ge


Closing date for online registrationabstract and short bio:  30 September, 2016

Notification of acceptance: 31 October,  2016

Deadline for papers  – 20 December, 2016.

Conference7-9 April, 2017


 Contacts and other information

For any additional information, please contact:

e-mail: science@conservatoire.edu.ge

Phone: +995 322 98 71 88

website: www.conservatoire.edu.ge

facebook: TSC Research Department

Conference Fees:

€ 50 – for scholars

€ 30 – for PhD students

The program of the conference also includes workshops, concert and cultural program.