Eurovisions: Perspectives from the Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts – International Conference

Multiple belongings in a globalising world

14 – 15 May 2019, Naftali Building, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv (Israel)

This conference aims to contribute to the international research about one of the biggest music events – the Eurovision Song Contest. This second edition will create another academic and non-academic discussion forum, following the work launched in the first session in Lisbon (2018).
Exploring the topic Belonging, this two days (morning only) conference – 14 – 15 May 2019 (10 a.m.–1 p.m.) – gather the contributions of academics, fans, and other different actors/stakeholders that make Eurovision happen.

This is a joint venture between several academics and institutions from four countries: Sofia Vieira Lopes (Researcher and PhD Candidate of the Ethnomusicology Institute – INET-md – NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal), Carla Figueira (Programme Director at the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship – ICCE – Goldsmiths, University of London, UK), Tal Feder (Post-Doc at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University, Israel), Dr. Irving Wolther (Center for World Music, Universität Hildesheim and Lecturer at the Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media, Germany), with the collaboration of OGAE Portugal.
Tel Aviv University:
Center for World Music:
OGAE Portugal: