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SPECIAL SERIES – Joint SMI and ICTM-Ireland Postgraduate Conference

January 17, 2020 at 9:00 am - January 18, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Organised by Taighde Dámh Chruinne Éireann

Irish World Academy, University of Limerick


The Society for Musicology in Ireland, in collaboration with
the Irish National Committee of the International Council
for Traditional Music, are pleased to announce a joint
postgraduate conference to take place at the University of
Limerick on and Friday 17th and Saturday 18th January 2020.
The conference will feature a keynote address from Philip
Bohlman, “Lifted Up from the Earth at the Very Moment of
Death”: The Border, the Wall, and the Musical Topography of
Migration Crisis.

The conference committee would like to invite postgraduates
working in all areas of musical research to submit proposals for conference papers. Speakers will be given 20 minutes for their paper, followed by a 10-minute discussion. Areas of research include, but are not limited to, historical musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory and analysis, music technology, music pedagogy, popular music studies, musical practice
as research, psychology of music and music and gender. In addition to the traditional paper sessions, there will also be a Careers Forum on the Saturday as part of the conference. Master’s students are also welcome to display their work in progress in a 10-minute presentation.

For further information,
please contact the Conference Committee at


January 17, 2020 at 9:00 am
January 18, 2020 at 5:00 pm


Theatre 2, Irish World Academy
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