SMI/ICTM-IE Annual Postgraduate Conference

Joint ICTM-IE/SMI Annual Postgraduate Conference 2020
17 – 18 January 2020

Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, Ireland
Call for Papers
Extended Deadline: Friday 8 November 2019

The Society for Musicology in Ireland and the Irish National Committee of the International Council for Traditional Music are pleased to announce a joint postgraduate conference to take place at the University of Limerick on and Friday 17 and Saturday 18 January 2020.

The conference will feature a keynote address from Professor Philip Bohlman, “Lifted Up from the Earth at the Very Moment of Death”: The Border, the Wall, and the Musical Topography of Migration Crisis.

The conference committee would like to invite postgraduates working in all areas of musical research to submit proposals for conference papers. Speakers will be given 20 minutes for their paper, followed by a 10-minute discussion. Areas of research include, but are not limited to, traditional music, historical musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory and analysis, music technology, music pedagogy, popular music studies, arts practice, psychology of music and music and gender. In addition to the traditional paper sessions, there will also be a Careers Forum on the Saturday as part of the conference. Master’s students are also welcome to share their work in progress in a 10-minute presentation.

To submit a proposal, please send an email attachment (.doc or .docx, not .pdf) on or before 8 November 2019 to the conference committee at with the following information:
• Title of paper
• Abstract (maximum 250 words)
• Full name, contact details and institutional affiliation
• Short biography (maximum 150 words)

Applicants will be notified in mid-November 2019.
A PDF of the CfP can be found here (note there is an extended deadline in place of 8 November 2019).