Urban Music Studies

Scholars Network

Information & Registration

Groove the City 2020 – Constructing and Deconstructing Urban Spaces through Music is the second international conference of the Urban Music Studies Scholars´Network.


We are very happy to announce that now registration for our conference is open until February 6th 2020.

Please register here: https://www.conftool.org/groove-the-city-2020/

Conference Fees:

Regular Participants (General Admission and Paper Presenters): 140,00 €

Reduced Fee (Students, phd students and unemployed scholars): 75,00 €

Day Tickets (valid on Friday or Saturday or Sunday): 60,00 €

If you have any special requirements (e.g. child-care, barrier-free access), please don´t hesitate to fill in the optional fields during registration.

Information about conference events and the preliminary programme can be accessed on the programme site.

Accomodation advice:

The conference will be held at Leuphana Central Campus. The address is ‘Universitätsallee 1’. See here how to get there: https://www.leuphana.de/fileadmin/user_upload/campus/verkehr/1707_08_uni_anfahrt_en.pdf)

For conference participants, the nearest hotels are Best Western Plus (5min walking distance) and Seminaris (15min walking distance).

For other possibilities regarding accomodation just have a look on the common online booking portals.

Date: February 13th-15th, 2020
Venue: Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Germany

Organizing Commitee

Alenka Barber-Kersovan (Leuphana University of Lüneburg)
Lisa Gaupp (Leuphana University of Lüneburg)
Volker Kirchberg (Leuphana University of Lüneburg)
Robin Kuchar (Leuphana University of Lüneburg)

Scientific Board

Andy Bennett (Griffith University, Brisbane)
Giacomo Bottà (University of Helsinki)
Martin Cloonan (University of Turku)
Pranoo Deshraju (University of Hyderabad)
Luciana Ferreira Moura Mendonça (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife)
Murray Forman (Northeastern University, Boston)
Paula Guerra (Universidade do Porto)
Fabian Holt (Roskilde University)
Rosa Reitsamer (University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna)
Daniel Silver (University of Toronto)
Will Straw (McGill University, Montreal)
Susana Zapke (Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna)


Urban Music Studies Scholars´Network: urbanmusicstudies@leuphana.de