Urban Music Studies

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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 … Continue reading

12/03/2020
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Urban Nostalgia: The Musical City in the 19th and 20th Centuries

The aim of this workshop, which will take place on the 3 July 2020 in Paris, is to explore space through music, approaching the history of the city via the notion of nostalgia. Call for Papers can be found here

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 … Continue reading

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, … Continue reading

06/01/2020
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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11th Midterm Conference of the European Sociological Association Research Network Sociology of the Arts

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 … Continue reading

05/12/2019
by R. Kuchar
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Keynote Lectures Groove the City 2020

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 … Continue reading

05/11/2019
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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This Must Be The Place – An Architectural History of Popular Music Performance Venues

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. More here