Conferences in musicology

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Rolling announcement: Royal Musical Association Student Study Days

List of forthcoming conferences

  1. International Ernst von Dohnányi Day, Budapest, 7 December 2017
  2. A National Master in an International Context. Musicological Conference on the 50th Anniversary of Zoltán Kodály’s Death, Budapest, 8–10 December 2017
  3. REEM Annual Conference 2017, London, 15 December 2017
  4. BFE/RMA Research Students Conference 2018, Huddersfield, 4–6 January 2018
  5. Large Objects Moving Air 2018, London, 8 January 2018
  6. Research Hands on PIANO, Aveiro, Portugal, 24–7 January 2018
  7. Education for Music Entrepreneurship Seminar, Oslo, 25–6 January 2018
  8. Mapping the Musical City – a historically savvy symposium, London, 2 February 2018
  9. International conference for PhD students, ‘Musicology (in)action: Past musics, present practices, future prospects’, Thessaloniki, 9–11 February 2018
  10. Bach on Screen, Berea, Ohio, USA, 18 February 2018
  11. Creative HPME Pedagogy Symposium, Bath, 24 February 2018
  12. Public Music Discourse: In Honor of the Bernstein Centenary, Columbia, SC, USA, 2–3 March 2018
  13. New Perspectives on the Music of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Canterbury, 2–3 March 2018)
  14. The Listening Experience Database Project Conference 2018, Milton Keynes,
    6–7 March 2018
  15. Dislocations: Reassessing Ligeti’s Many Worlds in the 21st Century, Chicago, 7–8 March 2018
  16. Musical Culture in the Wars of Religion, 1550-1650, Cambridge, 17–18 March 2018
  17. The Nordic Ingredient – European Nationalisms in Norwegian Music after 1905 – Joint Conference, Bergen, 20–21 March 2018
  18. Opera and Musical Theater in the United States, Murfreesboro, TN, USA, 23–5 March 2018
  19. SEMPRE Spring Conference: MET 2018, London, 26–7 March 2018
  20. Rethinking Sound 2018, Seoul, 30–31 March 2018
  21. Musicology in the Age of (Post)Globalization, New York, 3–6 April 2018
  22. Music and Gender in Balance, Tromsø, Norway, 5–6 April 2018
  23. Seeing and Hearing the “Beyond”: Art, Music, and Mysticism in the Long- Nineteenth Century, London, 5–7 April 2018
  24. London Stage and the 19th-Century World II, Oxford, 5–7 April 2018
  25. SMA Theory and Analysis Graduate Students (TAGS) Conference, Durham, 7–8 April 2018
  26. Wagner 1900, Oxford, 9–11 April 2018
  27. Serge G.: An International Conference on Serge Gainsbourg, Paris, 9–11 April 2018
  28. Musicking: Cultural ConsiderationsMusicking: Cultural Considerations, Eugene, OR, USA, 10–14 April 2018
  29. Together in Music: Expression and Communication in Ensembles, York, 12–14 April 2018
  30. Music History and Historical Materialism: Reflections and Possibilities, London, 13 April 2018
  31. Autoethnography, Self-Reflexivity, and Personal Experience as Academic Research, London, 16 April 2018
  32. Music and Freedom. The 150th Anniversary of the Glorious Revolution, 20–21 April 2018
  33. Musica Scotica 2018: 13th Annual Conference, Stirling, 20–21 April 2018
  34. Material Cultures of Music Notation, Utrecht, 20–22 April 2018
  35. Sonorities Symposium 2018: Techno–Human Encounters, Belfast, 21 April 2018
  36. Reading Musicals: Sources, Editions, Performance, Carmel, IN, USA, 9–11 May 2018
  37. 7th Annual Meeting of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America (HKSNA), “Professionals and Amateurs: The Spirit of Kenner und Liebhaber in Keyboard, Composition, Performance and Instrument Building”, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 9–12 May 2018
  38. Symphonism in Nineteenth-Century Europe, Oviedo, Spain, 10–12 May 2018
  39. Mauricio Kagel 2018 – Performance and Interpretation, Cologne, 13–15 May 2018
  40. Music Encoding Conference 2018, College Park, Maryland, USA, 23–4 May 2018
  41. Music & The Moving Image Conference, New York, 24–7 May 2018
  42. CONMUSTERM: Terminology research in musicology and the humanities, Zagreb, 25–6 May 2018
  43. Diaspora Sounds: Innovation and Creativity in Music Learning and Performance, London, 1 June 2018
  44. The Soundscape of the Venetian Terraferma in the Early Modern Era. International Conference celebrating 475 Years of the Accademia Filarmonica of Verona, Verona, 1–3 June 2018
  45. Ralph Vaughan Williams and the Church: an RMA Study Day, Durham, 4 June 2018
  46. Inside, Outside, and in Between: Institutionalization in Music History. Fifth Sibelius Academy Symposium on Music History, Helsinki, 6–8 June 2018
  47. 3rd International Conference on Historical Keyboard Music: Authorship in Historical Keyboard Music, Lisbon, 7–9 June 2018
  48. Surrealism and music in France, 1924-1952: interdisciplinary and international contexts, London, Friday 8 June 2018
  49. Music and image in cultural, social and political discourse, Canterbury, 9–12 June 2018
  50. XXIst Century Challenges to the History of XVIIIth Century Musical Aesthetics, Turin, 11–12 June 2018
  51. POPVision, The U2 Conference 2018, Belfast, 13–15 June 2018
  52. Oxford Conducting Institute International Conducting Studies Conference 2018, Oxford, 21–3 June 2018
  53. 1st Academic Conference on “Music, Communication and Performance”, Montecassiano, Italy, 23–4 June 2018
  54. Fifth International Conference on Analytical Approaches to World Music (AAWM 2018), Thessaloniki, Greece, 26–9 June 2018
  55. Music, Medievalism, and Modernism: Between Old and New, Huddersfield, 27–8 June 2018
  56. The Anatomy of Polyphonic Music around 1500, Cascais, Portugal, 27-30 June 2018
  57. A ‘Musical League of Nations’?: Music Institutions and the Politics of Internationalism – a Symposium, London, 29–30 June 2018
  58. Centennial Reflections on Women’s Suffrage and the Arts, Guildford, 29–30 June 2018
  59. RMA Music and/as Process Study Group 6th Annual Conference, Edinburgh, 29 June–1 July 2018
  60. Performance Studies Network International Conference, Oslo, 5–8 July 2018
  61. Institute for Russian Music Studies 2018 Annual Conference – “Russian – Italian Musical Connections”, Vipiteno, Italy, 11–13 July 2018
  62. 18th Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music, Cremona, 10–15 July 2018
  63. ICMPC ESCOM, Graz 23–8 July 2018
  64. Editing, Performing and Re-Composing the Musical Past – The Emergence of French Neoclassicism (1870–), Birmingham, 5–7 September 2018
  65. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2018, Bristol, 13–15 September 2018
  66. International Chopinological Conference: ‘The integration of a work: from miniature to large scale’, Warsaw, 26–8 September 2018
  67. “L’abbé Gounod”: French Sacred Music during the romantic era, Lucca, Italy, 5–7 October 2018
  68. Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology CIM18 “Meaning and Music”, Poznań, 17–20 October 2018
  69. Pop – Power – Positions, Bern (Switzerland), 18–20 October 2018
  70. Rossini after Rossini: Musical and Social Legacy (1868-1918), Lucca, Italy, 19–21 October 2018
  71. Vocal Sound and Style 1450 to 1650, Brighton, 20–21 October 2018
  72. SEMPRE Autumn Conference 2018, Leeds, 9–10 November 2018
  73. Music and Figurative Arts in the Nineteenth Century, Lucca, Italy, 16–18 November 2018
  74. Fifth International Romantic Brass Symposium, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, 20–22 November 2018
  75. Ars Antiqua III: Music and Culture in Europe, c1150-c1330, Lucca, Italy, 30 November–2 December 2018
  76. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2019, Manchester, 4–6 September 2019

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