Conferences in musicology

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List of forthcoming conferences

  1. Music and Freedom. The 150th Anniversary of the Glorious Revolution, 20–21 April 2018
  2. Musica Scotica 2018: 13th Annual Conference, Stirling, 20–21 April 2018
  3. Material Cultures of Music Notation, Utrecht, 20–22 April 2018
  4. Sonorities Symposium 2018: Techno–Human Encounters, Belfast, 21 April 2018
  5. Bulgarian Culture in the First Half of the XX Century, Interactions and Music Contacts, 25–6 April 2018
  6. Church Music and Worship Conference, Durham, 27–8 April 2018
  7. Reading Musicals: Sources, Editions, Performance, Carmel, IN, USA, 9–11 May 2018
  8. 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
  9. Symphonism in Nineteenth-Century Europe, Oviedo, Spain, 10–12 May 2018
  10. “Music Theory” – 9th International Hisarlı Ahmet Symposium, Kütahya, Turkey, 10–12 May 2018
  11. International Congress on Musical Signification, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 11–15 May 2018
  12. Study Day and Workshop on Music, Well-being and Mental Health, York, 12–13 May 2018
  13. Mauricio Kagel 2018 – Performance and Interpretation, Cologne, 13–15 May 2018
  14. Louise Dyer and Editions de l’Oiseau-Lyre: The Establishment of a Music Press, Melbourne, 18–19 May 2018
  15. Rethinking musical transcription and arrangement, Cambridge,19 May 2018
  16. Ligeti: a Portrait with Reich and Riley, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 21–2 May, 2018
  17. Music Encoding Conference 2018, College Park, Maryland, USA, 23–4 May 2018
  18. Music & The Moving Image Conference, New York, 24–7 May 2018
  19. CONMUSTERM: Terminology research in musicology and the humanities, Zagreb, 25–6 May 2018
  20. Diaspora Sounds: Innovation and Creativity in Music Learning and Performance, London, 1 June 2018
  21. 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
  22. Inside, Outside, and in Between: Institutionalization in Music History. Fifth Sibelius Academy Symposium on Music History, Helsinki, 6–8 June 2018
  23. 3rd International Conference on Historical Keyboard Music: Authorship in Historical Keyboard Music, Lisbon, 7–9 June 2018
  24. Surrealism and music in France, 1924-1952: interdisciplinary and international contexts, London, Friday 8 June 2018
  25. Music 625: The Performance of Music on Television, c.1955-’85, Leeds, 8–9 June 2018
  26. XXIst Century Challenges to the History of XVIIIth Century Musical Aesthetics, Turin, 11–12 June 2018
  27. POPVision, The U2 Conference 2018, Belfast, 13–15 June 2018
  28. 10th Music and Media meeting, Salamanca, 13–16 June 2018
  29. Music and Literature: Innovations, Intersections and Interpretations, Edinburgh, 14–15 June 2018
  30. The Fourth Annual Representations of Early Music on Stage and Screen (REMOSS) Conference: Music and Medievalism, Edinburgh, 15–16 June 2018
  31. Practitioner Knowledge: Musicology, Music Performance, Education and Therapy, Stavanger, 18–20 June 2018
  32. Oxford Conducting Institute International Conducting Studies Conference 2018, Oxford, 21–3 June 2018
  33. Between ecstasy and inspiration: wine and music in the visual arts, Bordeaux, 21–3 June 2018
  34. 1st Academic Conference on “Music, Communication and Performance”, Montecassiano, Italy, 23–4 June 2018
  35. Fifth International Conference on Analytical Approaches to World Music (AAWM 2018), Thessaloniki, Greece, 26–9 June 2018
  36. Music, Medievalism, and Modernism: Between Old and New, Huddersfield, 27–8 June 2018
  37. The Anatomy of Polyphonic Music around 1500, Cascais, Portugal, 27-30 June 2018
  38. 1st International Conference on Artistic Research in Performance, Manchester, 28–9 June 2018
  39. A ‘Musical League of Nations’?: Music Institutions and the Politics of Internationalism – a Symposium, London, 29–30 June 2018
  40. Centennial Reflections on Women’s Suffrage and the Arts, Guildford, 29–30 June 2018
  41. RMA Music and/as Process Study Group 6th Annual Conference, Edinburgh, 29 June–1 July 2018
  42. “Padron mio colendissimo…”: Letters About Music And Stage in the 18th Century, Queluz, Portugal, 29 June–1 July 2018
  43. Cripping the Muse: Music & Disability Studies, Leeds, 4–5 July 2018
  44. CityMAC 2018, London, 5–7 July 2018
  45. Performance Studies Network International Conference, Oslo, 5–8 July 2018
  46. Body, concepts, canon, constructions: Sex and gender in New-Music discourse since the 1950s, Hamburg, 6–8 July 2018
  47. Music and image in cultural, social and political discourse, Canterbury, 9–12 July 2018
  48. Institute for Russian Music Studies 2018 Annual Conference – “Russian – Italian Musical Connections”, Vipiteno, Italy, 11–13 July 2018
  49. 18th Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music, Cremona, 10–15 July 2018
  50. ICMPC ESCOM, Graz 23–8 July 2018
  51. isaScience 2018 “Participatory Approaches to Music & Democracy”, Vienna, 10–14 August 2018
  52. HuCPeR 19th Century Salon, Huddersfield, 28 August–1 September 2018
  53. 3rd festival conference of music performance and artistic research “Doctors in Performance”, Vilnius, 4–6 September 2018
  54. Editing, Performing and Re-Composing the Musical Past – The Emergence of French Neoclassicism (1870–), Birmingham, 5–7 September 2018
  55. Music and Musicology in the Age of Post-Truth, Dublin, 7–8 September 2018
  56. Perspectives on Historically Informed Practices in Music Conference, Oxford, 10–12 September 2018
  57. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2018, Bristol, 13–15 September 2018
  58. International Chopinological Conference: ‘The integration of a work: from miniature to large scale’, Warsaw, 26–8 September 2018
  59. Machines and the Musical Imagination (1900–1950), Ottawa, 5 October 2018
  60. “L’abbé Gounod”: French Sacred Music during the romantic era, Lucca, Italy, 5–7 October 2018
  61. Iberian musical crossroads through the ages: Images of music-making in their transcultural exchanges, Barcelona, 17–19 October 2018
  62. Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology CIM18 “Meaning and Music”, Poznań, 17–20 October 2018
  63. Pop – Power – Positions, Bern (Switzerland), 18–20 October 2018
  64. Rossini after Rossini: Musical and Social Legacy (1868-1918), Lucca, Italy, 19–21 October 2018
  65. XXV Annual Conference Of Italian Musicological Society, Bolzano, Italy, 19–21 October 2018
  66. Vocal Sound and Style 1450 to 1650, Brighton, 20–21 October 2018
  67. AEC and CEMPE Learning and Teaching Conference, Oslo, 24–6 October 2018
  68. 46th International Baltic Musicological Conference ‘Cultural Change and Music Criticism’, Vilnius, 23–6 October 2018
  69. XIV. International Conference – CONTEXTUALITY OF MUSICOLOGY – What, How, Why and Because, Belgrade, 24–7 October 2018
  70. The London International Piano Symposium: Researching at the Interface between Science and the Art of Piano Performance, London, 28–30 October 2018
  71. Technologies of singing. Investigations of the dispositive singing – body – media at the dawn of sound recording, Detmold, Germany, 2–4 November 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. Instrumental Theatre. Music and the Stage in Latin America (1954-2006), Buenos Aires, 3–5 December 2018
  77. Documenting Jazz, Dublin, 17–19 January 2019
  78. Sound and Music in the Prism of Sound Studies, Paris, 24–6 January 2019
  79. Influence of the Arts in the Middle Ages: Reflexions on the Aquitanian Ms. Paris, BnF, latin 1139, Paris, 19–21 March 2019
  80. Royal Musical Association Annual Conference 2019, Manchester, 11–13 September 2019

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