23/06/2020
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Urban Nostalgia: The Musical City in the 19th and 20th Centuries

The aim of this international conference, which will take place between the 5-7 July 2020, is to explore space through music, approaching the history of the city via the notion of nostalgia.

Full programme and details: https://www.ehess.fr/sites/default/files/appels/fichiers/urban_nostalgia5_6_2020.pdf

Register via Zoom at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tRo1a9djSh2EIaPN7NWs0Q

More information and updates: https://www.ehess.fr/en/node/16865 or at @lola_sanmartin on Twitter

02/05/2020
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Sounding Out the Tourist City

Sounding Out the Tourist City is a three-year research project that seeks to explore the impact of tourism on everyday urban public ambiances, with a particular focus on the sonic ambiance. The meteoric rise of Lisbon as a major tourist destination will provide the backdrop for the different cases studies that make up the project.


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14/04/2020
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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#StayHomeSounds by Cities and Memory

Cities and Memory is a global, collaborative sound art and mapping project that remixes the world, one sound at a time. The project covers more than 95 countries and territories with more than 3,500 sounds, and more than 650 contributing artists.
Every field recording in the project has been recomposed and reimagined by artists around the world to create a new, alternative world of sound – you can listen via the sound map or our podcast.


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28/03/2020
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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MUSIC CITIES CONVERSATIONS by Sound Diplomacy

A new series of discussions with music cities professionals from around the globe, Music Cities Conversations will analyse the role of music in our lives and society, as well ways explore topics such as resilience, cultural governance, policy-making and creativity in relation to the challenges the world is facing today.


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23/02/2020
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Book Series Urban Music Studies Launched

Call for Contributiones
Intellect Books and the Urban Music Studies Scholars Network are delighted to announce the launch of a new book series Urban Music Studies.
We are seeking innovative book-length contributions that explore the issues
of music and the city in line with the series’ objectives.
More here: Urban Music Studies Flyer_2020

30/01/2020
by R. Kuchar
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Groove the City 2020 – Final Programme and Registration Reminder

Two weeks to go until ‘Groove the City 2020 – Constructing and Deconstrucing Urban Spaces Through Music’ is going to happen! Today we are very glad to announce that the final programme of our conference is online. Check all of the 70 lectures and sessions here.

We´d also like to remind you that registration is open until Feb. 6th. If you like tp be a part of the Urban Music Studies Scholar’s Network’s second international conference, just groove on and register at https://www.conftool.org/groove-the-city-2020

09/01/2020
by R. Kuchar
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Groove the City 2020 – Conference Programme and Registration Online

The second international conference of the Urban Music Studies Scholars´Network is fastly approaching. We are very pleased to announce that the preliminary programme is out now! Around 80 lectures, paper presentations and workshops awaiting you from Febr. 13th to 15th, 2020. Browse the full programme here.

Registration for the conference is open until Febr. 6th, 2020. Register online at www.conftool.org/groove-the-city-2020

See you at ‘Groove the City 2020 – Constructing and Deconstring Urban Spaces Through Music’!