Urban Music Studies

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Info & Registration


We are very happy to announce that now registration for our conference is open from Aug. 27th, 2018.

Please register here until Oct. 15th: https://www.conftool.org/groove-the-city-2018/

Conference Fees:

Regular Participants (General Admission and Paper Presenters): 120,00 €

Reduced Fee (Students, phd students and unemployed scholars): 70,00 €

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.

Within the next week we will provide more information about conference events and also about the preliminary programme of the conference.

Accomodation advice:

The conference will be held at Leuphana Campus Rotes Feld. The address is ‘Wilschenbrucher Weg 84’. 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 B&B (next to the train station, 15min walking distance), Zum Roten Tore (less than 10min walking distance), and Seminaris (15min walking distance).

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

Facts and Contact

November 23-25th, 2018
Leuphana University of Lüneburg (around 50km from Hamburg and 250km from Berlin)

Organizing Committee:

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

Scientific Board

Prof. Dr. Andy Bennett (Griffith University, Brisbane)
Dr. Giacomo Bottà (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Prof. Dr. Martin Cloonan (University of Turku, Finland)
Prof. Dr. Paula Guerra (Universidade do Porto, Portugal)
Dr. Fabian Holt (Roskilde University, Humboldt University, Berlin)
Dr. Rosa Reitsamer (University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria)
Prof. Dr. Daniel Silver (University of Toronto, Canada)
Prof. Dr. Will Straw (McGill University Montreal, Canada)

Leuphana University of Lueneburg
Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization ISCO
Universitaetsallee 1, 21335 Lueneburg