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CfP: “Music, Pedagogy and Community”

Das Symposium an der Universität von South Wales wird am 05. März 2016 ebendort durchgeführt. Ideen zum Thema werden ab sofort gesucht.

Der komplette Call for Papers:

“*Music, Pedagogy and Community: A** symposium at University of South
Wales, hosted by the Creative Industries Research Institute*
Saturday, 5th of March 2016, the ATRiuM, 86-88 Adam Street, Cardiff*
*Keynote speaker: *Professor Raymond MacDonald (University of Edinburgh)

The University of South Wales and the Creative Industries Research
Institute will host a symposium on 5th of March on music, pedagogy and
community. The symposium will explore ideas of how musical participatory
practices can build a sense of community, and how pedagogical practices,
formal but also and possibly more importantly informal, are a part of
the process of social continuity in certain societies, cultures or

We want to bring scholars and artists together to explore and
investigate the notions of communities built (wholly or in part) around
music. The symposium will be a one day event which takes place on 5th of
March 2016. Registration will open during the autumn of 2015.

We invite proposals for 20-minute papers, screenings and live events
followed by discussion. Please submit an abstract of no more than 300
words and a short biography of no more than 50 words to both Emily
Underwood-Lee: emily.underwood-lee@southwales.ac.uk
<mailto:emily.underwood-lee@southwales.ac.uk> and Christina
Papagiannouli: christina.papagiannouli@southwales.ac.uk
<mailto:christina.papagiannouli@southwales.ac.uk>. Please also include
your email address, institution (if applicable) and any access and
presentation requirements. We very much welcome the participation of PhD
students and early-career colleagues.

Topics may include, but will not be limited to, the following:

• Transformative practices, musical provocations, changing lives.
• Possible musical cultures: utopias, fictions, temporalities.
• Race and gender: identity, difference and the creation of musical
• Performing history: musical communities as the guardians of styles,
performance practices and traditions.
• Process and emergence: rehearsal methods, oral traditions, adaptation
and change.
• Dualities within performance (i.e. private/ public, local/ global).
• Pedagogy and learning: training, growth, ignorance.

*The deadline for the submission of proposals is 1st of December 2015.*

*Convener:* Dr Robert Smith (University of South Wales)

/For further information about the symposium, please see



Kind Regards,

Dr Christina Papagiannouli

Research Assistant

Faculty of Creative Industries

University of South Wales

ATRium CA402,

Adam Street,


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