Current Trends in Ethnomusicological Research – The 2nd International Workshop in Hanover/Hildesheim

Call for Papers



Current Trends in Ethnomusicological Research –

The 2nd International Workshop in Hanover/Hildesheim



The Ethnomusicology Department of the University for Music and Drama at Hanover, Germany, and the Center for World Music, University of Hildesheim are organising an international workshop for Ph.D. candidates in ethnomusicology and its sister disciplines. The workshop will be directed by Prof. Dr. Philip V. Bohlman (Chicago/Hanover) and Prof. Dr. Raimund Vogels (Hanover).




“Current Trends in Ethnomusicological Research”



23-27 June 2010


University for Music and Drama, Hanover, Germany



The aims of the workshop are to promote exchange on ethnomusicological Ph.D. projects and to further critical debate on recent research in the discipline. The workshop is devoted to the presentation of papers by the participants and to the discussion of recent ethnomusicological publications.



The organizers inivite applications from Ph.D. candidates researching their dissertations in ethnomusicology or one of its sister disciplines (e.g., musical anthropology). There are no restrictions concerning the current stage of Ph.D. research, the region of study, or the thematic focus. The workshop language – presentations and discussion – will be English.



The University for Music and Drama will cover room and board, and will attempt to contribute toward travel expenses if needed. Funding details will be negotiated individually.



Ethnomusicology Ph.D. students interested in participating should send an abstract of 250 words, a CV, and a preliminary estimate of travel costs.



The application deadline is 31 January 2010.



Arrival will be on June 23th, departure on June 27th. The number of participants presenting their Ph.D. dissertation research is limited to sixteen. If you wish to take part in the workshop as an auditor without a presentation, you are welcome to do so, but are requested to notify the organizers by 1 May 2010. For auditors, travel, room, and board will be at their own expense.



Please forward this call to anyone interested and send your applications or any questions by e-mail to:


Prof. Dr. Raimund Vogels

University for Music and Drama Hanover

Emmichplatz 1

30175 Hanover

Tel.: +49 (0)511 31007631

Fax: +49 (0)511 31007642



Prof. Dr. Philip V. Bohlman

Department of Music

The University of Chicago

1010 E. 59th Street

Chicago, Illinois 60637


Tel.: +1 (773) 702-0514

Fax: +1 (773) 753-0558