ENIM 2019 – 9th Conference on Musical Research

SPIM – Portuguese Society for Research in Music

In partnership with:
NOVA FCSH – Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas – Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Lisbon, November 14th to 16th, 2019

Keynote speakers:
– Steven Feld (School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, USA)
– José Oliveira Martins (CITAR – Universidade Católica do Porto)


The 9th Conference on Musical Research (ENIM 2019) will be held in Lisbon at the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities – New University of Lisbon, from November 14th to 16th, 2019. The call is now open for paper submissions, as well as for thematic panels of 3 to 4 presenters and papers with performance. All relevant themes on musical research are welcome.

Submissions should be sent in Portuguese, English or Spanish for the following formats:

– Spoken papers: 20 minutes. Proponents should send an abstract (250 to 300 words), 3 to 5 keywords and a short bio (ca. 150 words).
– Panel proposals: 1 hour and a half, including final discussion. Proposals should include an overall title and rationale (ca. 300 words), the name of the main proponent, titles and descriptions of the contributions of all speakers and biographies for each speaker (ca. 150 words).
– Papers with performance: 30 minutes. 

Proponents should send an abstract (250 words, and 3 to 5 keywords), a short bio (ca. 150 words), as well as information about equipment requirements. Panel proposals should indicate the general title and the name of the chair, besides the general abstract (ca. 300 words), and the individual abstracts and their titles. Each proponent can only submit one proposal (including individual submissions and panels). Proposals should be sent just in Word format to <enim2019@spimusica.pt> by 20th May 2019. The message should include the following information: name, institution, postal address, and phone number. The abstract should not include any identification information, only the title. The abstracts will be blind-reviewed by members of the scientific commission, and evaluation results will be sent by June 30th, 2019.

For further information, please contact: enim2019@spimusica.pt

Scientific Committee:
– Ana Cláudia de Assis (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil / CESEM-UNL)
– Daniel Moreira (Escola Superior de Música e Artes do Espectáculo, Portugal) 
– Daniela Coimbra (Escola Superior de Música e Artes do Espectáculo, Portugal) 
– Elizabeth Lucas (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil)
– Javier Marin (Universidad de Jaén, España)
– Luísa Cymbron (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da UNL, Portugal) 
– Pedro Aragão (Universidade do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

Organizing Committee:
– Cristina Fernandes 
– David Cranmer 
– Luísa Cymbron 
– Maria José Artiaga