British Forum for Ethnomusicology (one-day conference)

British Forum for Ethnomusicology (one-day conference)

Con el título ‘Listening to difference’: music and multiculturalism, la conferencia tendrá lugar el 21 de octubre de 2017.

The programme committee welcomes submissions from any discipline that address the following or related areas:

The use of music by institutions/governments/communities to promote multiculturalism or interculturalism; The relationship between music and immigration, both positive (conviviality) and negative (racism/xenophobia); Music and the refugee crisis; Articulating/challenging citizenship, migrated cultural identity and national identity through music; The politics of noise: how ‘host’ communities respond to immigrant soundscapes; Economic/social inequalities in the music of immigrant communities;   Alternative approaches to the Euro-American concepts of multiculturalism and  interculturalism in different cultural contexts.

We invite proposals of individual papers (20 minutes + 10 minutes questions) or panels of three related papers (90 minutes in total including questions). We are delighted to have Prof. Tina Ramnarine as our keynote speaker

Abstracts for individual papers should be no more than 300 words. For panels, send three abstracts of no more than 300 words each, as well as a panel description of no more than 100 words. Abstracts should be sent to BFEONEDAY2017@GMAIL.COM BY 5PM ON MONDAY 8TH MAY. Notifications of acceptance will be sent out in June.