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30/10/2022
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Vienna Perspectives ― Art, Urban Space and Social In-/Equality

An international Scholars‘ Study Session in the framework of the series Groove the City – Urban Music Studies and Digital Humanities Artistic interventions in public space, the relocation of cultural events and festivals from the city center to the outskirts … Continue reading

13/09/2022
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Culture and Sustainable Development in the City – Urban Spaces of Possibilities

This book edited by Sacha Kagan exposes the potential to advance a cultural approach to sustainable urban development. It explores urban “spaces of possibilities” and links them to the seized or missed opportunities for innovative forms of transversal partnerships throughout … Continue reading

01/09/2022
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Sound Development – Music and Culture Contribution to Social Value in the Built Environment

Sound Development – Music and Culture Contribution to Social Value in the Built Environment Sound Development is the first event of its kind to bring the world’s property developers and music industry together to explore the issues and opportunities between … Continue reading

28/08/2022
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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GROOVE THE CITY – International Scholars’ Study Sessions

VIENNA PERSPECTIVES – Art, Urban Space and Social In-/Equality Urban Music Studies and Digital Humanities Nov. 16th – 18th, 2022 +++ MUK Vienna   Artistic interventions in public space, the relocation of cultural events and festivals from the city center … Continue reading

31/05/2022
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Streets Ahead: Post-Pandemic Civic Spaces

The Irish Humanities Alliance (IHA), in collaboration with Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) and The LAB, is delighted to present Streets Ahead: Post-Pandemic Civic Spaces. Today, as we plan for post-pandemic landscapes, with greater awareness and appreciation of the outdoors, … Continue reading

23/03/2022
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Call for Papers – ‘Imaginary Cities’: Los Angeles in Music Cultures

This collection of essays to be published by Routledge (Music) is edited by Dr. Sébastien Darchen, Dr. Damien Charrieras and Dr. John Willsteed. Abstract: This edited collection analyzes popular music artefacts such as lyrics and song titles (textscape), sounds, melodies, … Continue reading

11/03/2022
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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DIY House Shows and Music Venues in the US

The new book DIY House Shows and Music Venues in the US by David Verbuc is an interdisciplinary study of house concerts and other types of DIY (“do- it- yourself”) music venues and events in the United States. This research … Continue reading

14/01/2022
by R. Kuchar
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We are very glad to announce that scientific events in presence seem to be back in the course of 2022! Our very esteemed colleagues of KISMIF network just published the call for their 2022 edition of KISMIF conference on ‘DIY Cultures, Sustainability and Artistic Ecosystems’, which will be held from July 13th to 16th in Porto.

The submission of abstracts for this Conference is open to researchers, academics, activists and artists working in all areas of sociology, anthropology, history, cultural economics, cultural studies, geography, philosophy, urban planning, media and cognate disciplines such as design, illustration, popular music, film, visual and performing arts.

Get full Call for Papers and detailed information here.

11/12/2021
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Stadtklanggestaltung – Konditionen einer neuen Entwurfs-, Planungs- und Entwicklungspraxis by Thomas Kusitzky

Sound is an essential part of urban life and experience. However, apart from noise abatement, it has so far hardly been taken into account in urban design. Based on this statement, Thomas Kusitzky asks about the conditions for a conscious … Continue reading

22/11/2021
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Sounding Places – More-Than-Representational Geographies of Sound and Music

Edited by Karolina Doughty, Michelle Duffy, Theresa Harada, this collection asks how sound comes to be a meaningful ingredient in the microgeographies of place-making through the workings of affect, emotion, and atmosphere, how sound contributes to shaping a variety of … Continue reading