SYSMUS 2015 (Lipsk)

Call for Papers (CfP): SYSMUS 2015 (“International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology”), Leipzig (Germany),17th – 19th September 2015.

Researchers are invited to submit proposals for oral or poster presentations in English. Also panels gathering 3 to 4 speakers (max.) are welcome to present their research addressing one single topic. Besides an abstract (c. 300 words), a separate, small biographical note (c. 150 words) is requested. The individual talks should not exceed 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion.

Proposed themes:

Submissions on the following topics complementing and expanding experimental and empirical music research are particularly welcome:

– Audio cultures in a systematic perspective
– The cultural practice of musical instruments and music software
– Music and social cognition
– The ecology of music
– Music and mediation
– Systematic epistemologies of music
– Musical knowledge systems in a systematic perspective
– Music and the theory of social systems

The submission deadline: 30th of April.