Conferences in musicology

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Rolling announcement: Royal Musical Association Student Study Days

List of forthcoming conferences

  1. Shakespeare and Music, Gdansk, 27–31 July 2017
  2. 3rd International Conference of Dalcroze Studies (ICDS3), Quebec City, Canada, 30 July–3 August 2017
  3. ESCOM 2017, Ghent, Belgium, 31 July–5 August 2017
  4. Conference on Music and Eye-Tracking, Frankfurt, 17–18 August 2017
  5. New Perspectives on Elvis: A One-Day International Conference, Memphis, 21 August 2017
  6. Rescue of 19th Century Mexican heritage. The opera and its link with literature, architecture, and theatre, Mexico City, 22–5 August 2017
  7. Early Keyboard Instruments: Repertoire, Use and Design, Cambridge, 2 September 2017
  8. Finding Democracy in Music – A Symposium, Huddersfield, 4–5 September 2017
  9. The First International Conference on Women’s Work in Music, Bangor, 4–7 September 2017
  10. EMS17 Electroacoustic Music Studies Conference, Nagoya, Japan, 4–8 September 2017
  11. The 33rd European Seminar in Ethnomusicology (ESEM) – Ethnomusicology in the 21st Century, Tblisi, 5–9 September 2017
  12. Modus-Modi-Modality, Nicosia, Cyprus, 6–10 September 2017
  13. ISSTA 2017 International Festival and Conference on Sound in the Arts, Science and Technology, Dundalk, 7–8 September 2017
  14. Branding ‘Western Music’ – Conference, Bern, 7–9 September 2017
  15. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2017, Liverpool, 7–9 September 2017
  16. Arvo Pärt: Icon of Modernity, London, 11 September 2017
  17. Representing Interiority in Eighteenth-Century Opera, Oxford, 11–12 September 2017
  18. Exploring Xenakis: Performance, Practice, Philosophy, 12 September 2017
  19. Rethinking the Dynamics of Musical Nationalism, Amsterdam, 12–15 September 2017
  20. International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology 2017 (SysMus17), London, 13–15 September 2017
  21. ICMSN/SurreyMAC 2017, Guildford, 11–14 September 2017
  22. TCPM 2017 – Tracking the Creative Process in Music, Huddersfield, 14–16 September 2017
  23. Lutheran Music Culture, Uppsala, 14–16 September, 2017
  24. American Women Pianist-Composers – A Celebration of Amy Beach and Teresa Carreño, Durham, NH, 15–16 September 2017
  25. The Future of Music History, Belgrade, 28–30 September 2017
  26. 14th International Music Theory and Analysis Conference, Rimini, Italy, 28 September–1 October 2017)
  27. The Composer as Chronicler: Telemann’s “Gebrauchsmusik” as a musical diary, Frankfurt, 5–7 October 2017
  28. ARTikulationen – Artistic Research Festival, Graz, Austria, 5–7 October 2017
  29. Music and Dance in Visual Culture, Athens, 5–7 October 2017
  30. Music Criticism 1950-2000, Barcelona, 9–11 October 2017
  31. Musical Instruments Resource Network (MIRN) conference ‘The Life Cycle of Musical Instruments’, London, 12 October 2017
  32. A Century of Movement: Russian Culture and Global Community since 1917, Chapel Hill, NC, USA, 12–13 October 2017
  33. Musica movet: affectus, ludus, corpus, Belgrade, 13–15 October 2017
  34. ICMC/EMW 2017, Shanghai, 16–20 October 2017
  35. Music for and by Children: Perspectives from Children, Composers, Performers and Educators, Aveiro, Portugal, 19–21 October 2017
  36. XXIV Annual Conference of the Italian Musicological Society, Lucca, 20–22 October 2017
  37. Writing About Contemporary Artists: Challenges, Practices and Complexities, Guildford, 20–22 October 2017
  38. The Great War 1914-1918 and Music. Compositional Strategies, Performing Practices, and Social Impacts, Zagreb, 25–7 October 2017
  39. Graduate Conference “Masculinities and Their Cliches in Musik and Theatre”, Graz, 27–8 October 2017
  40. Eighteenth-Century Flute Chamber Music. International Study Day, Genoa, 28 October 2017
  41. The Protean Musician: the musician in future society, Norway, 1–3 November 2017
  42. Sounding Out the Space: An International Conference on the Spatiality of Sound, Dublin, 2–4 November 2017
  43. South Asia and Its Diaspora: Musical Performances in the Cultures of Decolonization, London, 4 November 2017
  44. New Beethoven Research Conference, Rochester, NY, USA, 8–9 November 2017
  45. Principles of Music Composing: ratio versus intuitio, Vilnius, Lithuania, 8–10 November 2017
  46. Dance and Ballet in Naples: a Dialogue with Europe (1806-1861), Naples, 9–11 November 2017
  47. Professor Reicha: Pactice and Legacy of a Composer-Teacher, Lucca, Italy, 10–12 November 2017
  48. Electroacoustic Winds 2017: SYNCHRESIS – Audio Vision Tales, Aveiro, Portugal, 13–17 November 2017
  49. Opera and the Greek World during Nineteenth Century, Corfu, 17-19 November 2017
  50. Music Publishing and Composers: 1750–1850, Lucca, Italy, 24–6 November 2017
  51. Future Sound of Pop Music, Bern, 30 November 30–3 December 2017
  52. International Ernst von Dohnányi Day, Budapest, 7 December 2017
  53. A National Master in an International Context. Musicological Conference on the 50th Anniversary of Zoltán Kodály’s Death, Budapest, 8–10 December 2017
  54. REEM Annual Conference 2017, London, 15 December 2017
  55. BFE/RMA Research Students Conference 2018, Huddersfield, 4–6 January 2018
  56. International conference for PhD students, ‘Musicology (in)action: Past musics, present practices, future prospects’, Thessaloniki, 9–11 February 2018
  57. Bach on Screen, Berea, Ohio, USA, 18 February 2018
  58. SEMPRE Spring Conference: MET 2018, London, 26–7 March 2018
  59. Musicology in the Age of (Post)Globalization, New York, 3–6 April 2018
  60. Together in Music: Expression and Communication in Ensembles, York, 12–14 April 2018
  61. Music and Freedom. The 150th Anniversary of the Glorious Revolution, 20–21 April 2018
  62. Material Cultures of Music Notation, Utrecht, 20–22 April 2018
  63. Inside, Outside, and in Between: Institutionalization in Music History. Fifth Sibelius Academy Symposium on Music History, Helsinki, 6–8 June 2018
  64. XXIst Century Challenges to the History of XVIIIth Century Musical Aesthetics, Turin, 11–12 June 2018
  65. The Anatomy of Polyphonic Music around 1500, Cascais, Portugal, 27-30 June 2018
  66. Performance Studies Network International Conference, Oslo, 5–8 July 2018
  67. 18th Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music, Cremona, 10–15 July 2018
  68. ICMPC ESCOM, Graz 23–8 July 2018
  69. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2018, Bristol, 13–15 September 2018
  70. International Chopinological Conference: ‘The integration of a work: from miniature to large scale’, Warsaw, 26–8 September 2018
  71. SEMPRE Autumn Conference 2018, Leeds, 9–10 November 2018
  72. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2019, Manchester, 4–6 September 2019

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