Cfp: Study day: Studying Popular Music, Live Music, and Identity

EDIT: extended deadline for abstracts Feb 15, 2022.

Call for papers
Study day: Studying Popular Music, Live Music, and Identity
2nd of May 2022
University of Turku.
Lecture hall: Pub3
Publicum, Assistentinkatu 7, 20500 Turku

We will be closely monitoring the Covid-situation and informing about possible changes closer to the event.

Studying Popular Music, Live Music and Identity study day starts with a guest lecture, given by Prof. Simon Frith (University of Edinburgh). His title is ‘Clubbing, queuing and booing: live music and the sociology of identity’. The day continues with a seminar, for which we ask you to submit an abstract of no more than 250 words engaging with questions of European popular music studies, live music, and identity. Presentations will be compact: a 20-minute presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

Tell us your affiliation and contact details, and a short description (max 50 words) of your career. We are also seeking some panelists, so let us know if you are interested to join for a panel discussion on the topics of the day with Simon Frith and 2-3 others at the end of the day.

Whole event is held in English and open for students. The event program will be published in mid-April and the speakers will also be notified by email by 15th March.

Send abstracts before 1st of February and possible questions about the event to Dr. Tiina Käpyä:

Chairs: Prof. Martin Cloonan, Dr. Tiina Käpylä
Responsible teacher and organiser: Dr. Tiina Käpylä
Assistant: Musicology student Tyyne Rantanen

Organiser: Department of Musicology University of Turku and IIPC and TIAS.