Liszt and the Arts

LISZT AND THE ARTS: International Interdisciplinary Conference

18-21 November 2011


Organized in Budapest, Hungary, in honour of the Liszt bicentenary by the

Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Musicology, and the

Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum and Research



The conference aims to bring together musicologists and researchers of

various art disciplines, and to encourage research and co-operation on

issues related to the following main topics:


Liszt’s ideas about the interconnection of the different branches of the arts

Liszt’s participation in the general artistic life of his time, his

relations to artistic movements and individual artists

Inspirations for Liszt’s music in literature and fine arts (concrete

works, ideas and structures)

Liszt’s person and music as a source of inspiration in works of art


Conference languages: English, German, French. The preliminary summary

(translated into these languages and Hungarian) will be available for the



Length of lectures: 20 minutes (except for invited keynote speakers)


Proposal instructions: proposals for presentations should be in the form

of a summary of max. 5000 characters (incl. spaces). In addition to the

proposed title and summary, the following materials should be included:


(1) name of the lecturer, address, phone, e-mail (home and professional)

(2) a short biography (max. 1000 characters, inc. spaces)

(3) a selected list of the most important publications and lectures


Evaluating committee:

Prof. Dr. Detlef Altenburg, Institut für Musikwissenschaft der Hochschule

für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar und der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Prof. Dr. Rossana Dalmonte, Director of the Istituto Liszt, Bologna

Prof. Dr. Márta Grabócz, Université Marc Bloch, Département de Musique,


Dr. Mihály Szegedy-Maszák, Prof. of  Cultural Studies, Eötvös Loránd

University, Budapest, and Indiana University

Prof. Dr. Tibor Tallián, Director of the Institute for Musicology of the

Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

Conference Secretary: Mária Eckhardt, Research Director of the Liszt

Ferenc Memorial Museum and Research Centre, Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music,



Deadlines: applications must be returned by 1 August 2010 (both by e-mail

and in printed version by regular mail) to the Secretary of the organizing


Address: Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum and Research Centre, H-1064

Budapest, Vörösmarty u. 35.


Evaluation results will be announced by 30th September, 2010.