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.
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
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
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.
The 11th Midterm Conference of the European Sociological Association Research Network Sociology of the Arts will take place from 8-11 September 2020 in Helsinki, Finland. The deadline for paper, panel, roundtable and workshop submissions is February 15, 2020. The theme of the ESA-Arts 2020 conference is “The Social Effects of Art: Activism, Advocacy and Beyond.
We are very happy to announce the keynote lectures for our conference Groove the City 2020 – Constructing and Deconstructing Spaces through Music from Feb. 13th – 15th at Leuphana University of Lüneburg.
Sara Adhitya (University College London) will give a talk about Composing Urban Rhythms – from theory to practice. Alejandro Mercado (National Autonomous University of Mexico) will hold his lecture about Fluid Urban Spaces of Music Scenes. The third keynote Genre as Netdom: Cultural and Social Networks in Place will be given by Jennifer C. Lena (Columbia University New York).
Shortly we will publish the whole conference programme here. Registration is going to be open before long as well.
This Must Be The Place by Robert Kronenburg is the first architectural history of popular music performance space, describing its beginnings, its different typologies, and its development into a distinctive genre of building design.