1st Biennial Carl Nielsen Studies Conference

Newcastle University, 17–18 September 2020

The 1st Biennial Carl Nielsen Studies Conference will be held at Newcastle University on the 17th and 18th for September 2020. As Denmark’s most important musical figure, the conference celebrates Nielsen’s life and output. The event is organised by the editorial board of the Anglo-Danish journal Carl Nielsen Studies

A call for papers will be circulated in December 2019. Submissions for 20-minute presentations with 10 minutes of discussion are welcomed from postgraduate students, early career scholars and established academics. Topics for research papers may include, but are not limited to:

  • Theory and analysis
  • Historical and contextual research
  • Philosophical and/or political approaches
  • Biography
  • Nielsen’s literary output
  • Influences inside and outside of Denmark
  • Reception
  • Iconography
  • Archival research
  • Performance practice

The language of the conference will be English.