Urban Music Studies

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Open until Dec. 16th: The Place of Music, 28-29 June 2017, Loughborough University

Proposals should take the form of an abstract of no more than 250 words, along with name(s) (clearly identifying the named presenter), affiliation and e-mail address. Proposals should be e-mailed to Allan
Watson (A.Watson3@lboro.ac.uk) and Michael Hoyler (M.Hoyler@lboro.ac.uk), by *Friday* *16th December 2016*

Website: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/research/crcc/events/eventslist/the-place-of-music.html

Confirmed speakers include:

*Professor Andrew Leyshon*, University of Nottingham. Author of
Reformatted: Code, Networks and the Transformation of the Music
Industry (Oxford University Press, 2014) and co-editor of The Place of
Music (Guilford Press, 1998).

*Professor Nick Crossley*, University of Manchester. Author of
Networks of Sound, Style and Subversion: The Punk and Post–Punk Worlds
of Manchester, London, Liverpool and Sheffield, 1975–80 (Manchester
University Press, 2015).

*Dr Leslie Meier*, University of Leeds. Author of Popular Music as
Promotion: Music and Branding in the Digital Age (Polity, 2016)

*Louis Barabbas*, Director of Debt Records, Manchester