Joint ICTM-IE/SMI Postgraduate Conference

Joint ICTM-IE/SMI Annual Postgraduate Conference 2016
9-10 December 2016
School of Music, University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

Extended deadline: 30 July 2016

As part of the collaboration between the Society for Musicology in Ireland and the Irish National Committee of the International Council for Traditional Music, we are pleased to announce a joint postgraduate conference taking place in University College Dublin on Friday the 9th and Saturday the 10th of December 2016.

The conference committee would like to invite postgraduates working in all areas of musical research to submit proposals for conference papers. Each speaker will be given 20 minutes for their paper, followed by a 10 minute discussion. Areas of research include but are not limited to historical musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, music technology, music pedagogy, popular music studies, and performance. Aside from the traditional paper sessions, there will also be a Careers Forum on the Saturday as part of the conference. The keynote address will be given by Professor David Burn (University of Leuven).

To submit a proposal, please send an email attachment (.doc, .docx, rtf.) to the conference committee at with the following information:

  • Title of paper
  • Abstract (maximum 250 words)
  • Full name, contact details, and institutional affiliations
  • Short biography (maximum 150 words)
  • Audio-visual and other requirements (data projection, CD/DVD player, piano, etc.)

Applicants will be notified by 31 August 2016.

Music in Video Games Study Afternoon

University of Southampton, 21 October 2014

The Music Department at the University of Southampton are hosting a Music in Video Games Study Afternoon on Tuesday 21 October 2014 (3pm) in Building 2/Room 1083, Highfield Campus, Southampton SO17 1BJ. This event is open to the public and admission is free.

Music in Video Games Study Afternoon
·       William Gibbons (Texas Christian University) ‘Remixed Metaphors: Manipulating Classical Music and its Meanings in Video Games’
·       Tim Summers (University of Oxford) ‘Playing against the Rules: Game Music’s Challenge to Musicology’.
·       Mark Sweeney (University of Oxford) ‘Songs of Skyrim: Folk Music and Identity in The Elder Scrolls V’
·       K.J. Donnelly (University of Southampton) ‘Play is Purposeless Art: What is Video Game Music?’
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