Music and Dance in Visual Culture

Music and Dance in Visual Culture

17th International Conference of Association Répertoire International d’Iconographie Musicale (RIdIM) in collaboration with the Music Library of Greece “Lilian Voudouri” of the Friends of Music Society

Athens, 5 to 7 October 2017


Submission Deadline: 30 April 2017

Association RIdIM and the Music Library of Greece “Lilian Voudouri” are pleased to invite submissions of proposals for the 17th International Conference of Association RIdIM «Music and Dance in Visual Culture», to be held in Athens at the Music Library of Greece “Lilian Voudouri”, 5 to 7 October 2017.

The Conference focuses on the visual representation of music and dance across periods and cultures. In addition to papers with specific chronological or cultural foci the Programme Committee also encourages submissions encompassing the broad arena of theoretical and methodological issues such as topics related to visual theory, visual culture, visual literacy, as well as subjects linked to the representation of music and dance in visual culture from a methodological and/or theoretical point of view.

The official language of the Conference is English. Papers selected at the Conference will be published in a miscellaneous volume. Papers are limited to thirty minutes in length, allowing time for questions and discussion.

Further information available at:

All proposals have to be submitted via the automatized electronic form, available at, no later than 30 April 2017.

There will be a registration fee of 130 Euro.

The Programme Committee will make its final decision on the abstracts by the end of May 2017, and contributors will be informed immediately thereafter. Further information about the programme, registration, travel and accommodation will be announced at the RIdIM Conference Website.


Programme Committee

Antonio Baldassarre, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (CH)

Zdravko Blažeković, The City University of New York (US)

Theresa Buckland, University of Roehampton, London (UK)

Daniela Castaldo, Università del Salento, Lecce (IT)

Alexandros Charkiolakis, MIAM Istanbul Technical University (TR)

Richard Leppert, University of Minnesota (US)

Isabelle Marchesin, Institute national d’histoire de l’art, Paris (FR)

Stefania Merakos, Music Library of Greece “Lilian Voudouri”, Athens (GR)

Cristina Santarelli, Istituto per i beni musical in Piemonte, Turin (IT)

Margaret Walker, Queen’s University, Kingston (CA)