Conferences in musicology

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Rolling announcement: Royal Musical Association Student Study Days

List of forthcoming conferences

  1. The Culture-Making Role of Musical Patronage. Contexts – Meanings – Perspectives, Wrocław, Poland, 22–4 May 2019
  2. Royal Music Association Study Day, The Classical Musician in the 21st Century, Cambridge, 23 May 2019
  3. Beethoven in the periodical press: reception, perceptions and discursive uses of his figure and his music (XIX-XXI centuries) (7th MUSPRES), La Rioja, Spain, 23–4 May 2019
  4. International Conference ‘Explicitly Intertextual Music since 1890’, Gdańsk, 23–4 May 2019
  5. Explicitly Intertextual Music since 1890, Gdańsk, 23–24 May 2019
  6. Words, Music and Gender, Maribor, Slovenia, 24–5 May 2019
  7. The Yugoslav Idea in/of Music, Novi Sad, Serbia, 25-6 May 2019
  8. The 2nd International Conference on Performance and Creativity: Historical Keyboard Music 1700–1850, Hong Kong, 27–9 May 2019
  9. Music and Artificial Intelligence: Pasts and Futures, Opportunities and Risks, Aarhus, Denmark, 28 May 2019
  10. World of Bob Dylan, Tulsa, 30 May to 2 June 2019
  11. Sonic Imprints, Oxford, 31 May 2019
  12. Music and Sonic Art: Theories and Practices, Karlsruhe, 31 May–2 June 2019
  13. Atlantic Crossings: Music from 1492 through the Long 18th Century, Boston, 7–8 June 2019
  14. Agents and Actors: Networks in Music History, Helsinki, 3–5 June 2019
  15. Harmonisation and the Law – an interdisciplinary approach to legislative drafting, London, 4 June 2019
  16. The Unwritten in Sources of Notated Music: Reconstruction, Editing, Interpretation, and Extrapolations, Paris, 6–7 June 2019
  17. Narrativity and Popular Music, London, 7 June 2019
  18. Sounds of Mass Media: Music in Journalism and Propaganda, Växjö, Sweden, 7–10 June 2019
  19. ‘Dancing Scarlatti’ FIMTE Summer Course for Keyboardists, Garrucha-Almería, Spain, 10-13 June 2019
  20. Reboot 2019 Music Business Education Conference, London, 12 June 2019
  21. Spectralisms 2019, Paris, 12–14 June 2019
  22. Music and Visual Culture in Renaissance Italy, Sheffield, 13–15 June 2019
  23. Futures of the Real, London, 14 June 2019
  24. Domenico Scarlatti: Forwards and Backwards. 14th FIMTE Conference, Mojácar, Andalusia, 14–15 June 2019
  25. Clara Schumann (née Wieck) and her World, Oxford, 15–16 June 2019
  26. Music and Democracy: beyond Metaphors and Idealization, Huddersfield, 21 June 2019
  27. Early Recordings: Past Performing Practices in Contemporary Research, London, 22 June 2019
  28. Sonic Circulations 1900-1950, Senate House, London, 24–5 June 2019
  29. Opera and the City: Technologies of Displacement and Dissemination, Lisbon, 24–5 June 2019
  30. The Operatic Century: European Opera in Latin America during the Long Nineteenth Century (1789-1914), Cambridge, 25 June 2019
  31. Song, Stage and Screen XIV, Leeds, 26–9 June 2019
  32. Making Musical Works in Early Modern Europe 1500-1700: Composition, Improvisation, Notation and Performance, London, 27 June 2019
  33. Music and the Arts in England, c. 1670–1750, Hamburg, 27–9 June 2019
  34. Eighteen Century Theatre Capitals: from Lisbon to St. Petersburg, Queluz, Portugal, 27–9 June 2019
  35. Musicology Today: 17th Annual Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland, Maynooth, 28–30 June 2019
  36. Hidden Archives, Hidden Practices: Debates about music-making, Aveiro, Portugal, 28–30 June 2019
  37. AEMC Conference on Music, Communication and Performance 2nd Edition, Montecassiano, Italy, 29–30 June 2019
  38. RMA/KVNM Postgraduate International Research Symposium in Musicology, Amsterdam, 29 June 2019
  39. Music as Heritage: from Tradition to Product, Budapest, 1–10 July 2019
  40. Moving Horns: Worldwide Migrations in Horn Playing, Ghent, 2–6 July 2019
  41. Audience Research in the Arts Conference, Sheffield, 3–5 July 2019
  42. International Conference “Rethinking The Three-Cornered Hat A Hundred Years Later”, Granada, Spain, 3–5 July 2019
  43. 47th MedRen Music Conference, Basel, 3–6 July 2019
  44. Punk Pedagogies, Lincoln, 4–5 July 2019
  45. Un/masking. On a mimetic form, Munich, 4–6 July 2019
  46. The “Other” Voice: High Male Voices between Gluck and Rock, Nuremberg, 5–7 July 2019
  47. IMS2019 Lucerne: Agency and Identity in Music, Lucerne, 7–10 July 2019
  48. Bach Network Dialogue Meeting 2019, Cambridge, 8–11 July
  49. Sex, Gender, and the Erotic in Russian Music, Vipiteno, Italy, 9-12 July 2019
  50. RMA Music and Philosophy 7th Biennial Conference 2019, London, 11–12 July 2019
  51. Is there a medieval ‘music and philosophy’? (themed session at RMA Music and Philosophy 7th Biennial Conference 2019), London, 11–12 July 2019
  52. Jewish Music in South Germany—History, Exile, Continuance, Munich, 12‒13 July 2019
  53. International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS), Melbourne, 16–20 July 2019
  54. The Mediterranean: Migrant Sounds, Valencia, 23–5 July 2019
  55. Music and/as Process, London, 26 July 2019
  56. ‘SotonMAC 2019’ and the Music Analysis Summer School 2019, Southampton, 27–31 July 2019
  57. Music Analysis Summer School, Southampton, 29–31 July 2019
  58. The Guitar Century (c. 1880-1980): Global Trends and Local Contexts, Melbourne, 2–4 August 2019
  59. International Conducting Studies Conference 2019, Sydney, 2–4 August 2019
  60. Just P(l)ay! Music as Labour, Reichenau an der Rax, Austria, 7–9 August 2019
  61. Music and Disruptive Pasts: Between the Popular and the Arcane, Milton Keynes, 21–2 August 2019
  62. Musical Instrument Collectors and Collections, Oxford, 23–5 August 2019
  63. RASMB-IMS 2019 Conference: MUSICAL AND CULTURAL OSMOSES IN THE BALKANS, Bucharest, 2–6 September 2019
  64. Second International Conference on Women’s Work in Music, Bangor, 4–6 September 2019
  65. Theatre and Performance Research Association Conference. Sound, Voice & Music WG: Listening Across, Guildford, 4–6 September 2019
  66. New Takes on Recorded Music: Performance, Creativity, Technology, Guildford, 5–6 September 2019
  67. Music in the body – body in music: The body at the intersection of musical practice and discourse, Göttingen, 5–6 September 2019
    Music and Sound Design for the Screen, Maynooth, 6–7 September 2019
  68. Eleventh Biennial International Conference on Music Since 1900, Huddersfield, 8–10 September 2019
  69. Researching Subcultures and Aesthetics Postgraduate Symposium: Alternative Voices in Academia, Galway, 10 September 2019
  70. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2019, Manchester, 11–13 September 2019
  71. Music in Transmission: Teaching and Learning Traditional Music Today, Prague, 12 September 2019
  72. 10th Vienna Music Business Research Days, Vienna, 12–13 September 2019
  73. Bach at the Dawn Of 2020 – Reception And Imaginaries In The Digital Era, Dresden, 20–27 September 2019
  74. Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology – CIM 19. “Embodiment in Music”, Graz, Austria – 26–8 September 2019
  75. Stanisław Moniuszko in Polish and World Culture: New Perspectives and Interpretations. International Moniuszko Congress, Gdańsk, 27–8 September 2019
  76. Transnationalism and Transculturalism in Canadian Music, 1969-2019, Ottawa, 29 September 2019
  77. MUSIC AND SPATIALITY – 13th Biennial International Conference on Music Theory and Analysis, Belgrade, 4–6 October 2019
  78. TCPM 2019 – Tracking the Creative Process in Music, Lisbon, 9–11 October 2019
  79. Russian Music in Britain – British Music in Russia, Moscow, 10–11 October 2019
  80. Our music, our world: wind bands and local social life, Aveiro, Portugal, 10–12 October 2019
  81. TTU Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process, Lubbock, Texas, 11–13 October 2019
  82. REEM-BASEES 2019 Annual Conference – In memoriam Stuart Campbell, Durham, 12 October 2019
  83. Music, Arts and Politics: Revolutions and Restorations in Europe and Croatia 1815-1860, Zagreb 16–19 October 2019
  84. Performing Arts and Technical Issues in the 19th Century, Lucca, 18–20 October 2019
  85. IMSEA Conference 2019, Suzhou, China, 18–20 October 2019
  86. In, from, and towards the Americas – Musical Migrations: Transnational Communities, Oral History and Cultural Memory. II MUSAM International Conference, Madrid, 24–5 October 2019
  87. PSYCHOLOGY AND MUSIC ̶ Interdisciplinary Encounters, Belgrade, 24 – 26 October 2019
  88. Grieg Now! IGS International Conference and Workshop 2019, Bergen, 24–7 October 2019
  89. Hands-On Research Symposium: from artistic practice to artistic research, Aveiro, Portugal, 28 October–3 November 2019
  90. Music and Lifetime Memories: An Interdisciplinary Conference, Durham, 1–2 November 2019
  91. IV ARLAC Conference, Buenos Aires, 5–9 November 2019
  92. Ka-Ching! The Sound of Money Economic, social and aesthetic aspects of money in music, Kiel, Germany, 7–10 November 2019
  93. Opera in Musical Theater: History and Present Time, Moscow, 11–13 November 2019
  94. Belonging and Detachment: Representing Musical Identity in Visual Culture, Hobart, Tasmania, 13–15 November 2019
  95. ENIM 2019 – 9th Conference on Musical Research, Lisbon, 14–16 November 2019
  96. Music Patronage in Italy from the 15th- to the 18th- Century, Lucca, Italy, 16–18 November 2019
  97. Principles of Music Composing: Orchestra in Contemporary Contexts, Vilnius, Lithuania, 20–22 November 2019
  98. Skalkottas Today, Athens, 29 November–1 December 2019
  99. Popular songs in the 19th Century, Lucca, Italy, 30 November–2 December 2019
  100. Ignacio Jerusalem 250: Galant Musics in Italy, the Iberian Peninsula, and the New World, Baeza, Spain, 3–5 December 2019
  101. “Conflict-/-Collaboration” 42nd Musicological Society of Australia Conference, Melbourne, 7–9 December 2019
  102. IV International Contemporary Piano Meeting, Porto, Portugal, 12–14 December 2019
  103. Music in the Disruptive Era: The Digital, the Internet and Beyond, Lucca, Italy, 14–16 December 2019
  104. Les champs musicaux et sonores de la barbarie moderne, Poitiers, 18-20 December 2019
  105. BFE/RMA Research Students’ Conference, Milton Keynes, 9–11 January 2020
  106. SMI/ICTM-IE Postgraduate Conference, Limerick, Ireland, 17-18 January 2020
  107. 15th International Congress on Musical Signification, Barcelona, 4–8 September 2020
  108. RMA Annual Conference 2020, London, 8–10 September 2020
  109. IMS2022: 21st Quinquennial IMS Congress, Athens, 22–6 August 2022

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