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IV UskoMus Symposium: “Music and Islam”

Das Symposium wird am 10. November 2016 im Cultural Centra Stoa in Helsinki stattfinden. Ideen für Präsentationen werden bis zum 30. September entgegengenommen.

Der volle Call:

“IV UskoMus symposium: ”Music and Islam”
Cultural Centre Stoa, Helsinki 10 November 2016

Call for Presentations

UskoMus* Research Network (uskomus.com <http://uskomus.com>) will
organise its next one-day symposium with the theme ”Music and Islam”,
with islamologist Jonas Otterbeck (Lund University) as a guest speaker.
The symposium will be followed by a public discussion and a concert
celebrating the 25-year career of the Turkish-Finnish band Nefes
(nefes.fi <http://nefes.fi/>), supported by Senegalese Pape Sarr, Rane
Diallo, Ismaila Sane and Ousseynou Mbaye, and with an emphasis on Sufi
musical practices.

UskoMus hereby invites proposals for symposium presentations, whether in
the form of conventional academic papers or more experimental delivery.
All topics associated with the general theme are welcome, but please
note that the number of presentations is limited. The 200–300-word
abstracts should be sent to uskomus.network@gmail.com
<mailto:uskomus.network@gmail.com> no later than 30 September 2016;
notifications of acceptance will be sent by 14 October.

There will be no conference fee but no free lunches either.

The language of the symposium will be English. The symposium is
organised in collaboration with City of Helsinki Cultural Centre Stoa
(stoa.fi <http://stoa.fi/>), Etnosoi! Festival (etnosoi.fi
<http://etnosoi.fi/>) and Global Music Centre (globalmusic.fi
<http://globalmusic.fi/>), Music Archive JAPA (musiikkiarkisto.fi
<http://musiikkiarkisto.fi/>) and the Finnish Society for
Ethnomusicology (etnomusikologia.fi <http://etnomusikologia.fi/>). For
further information, please consult UskoMus website (uskomus.com
<http://uskomus.com/>) or uskomus.network@gmail.com

Welcome to the symposium!
On behalf of UskoMus,
Antti-Ville Kärjä

*) “uskomus” = a belief, a shibboleth; “usko” = faith, confidence;
“mus(iikki)” = mus(ic)”

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