On this site you find selected Calls for Papers that are of interest to the MPSG

CFA: Sound Pictures


The British Society of Aesthetics is delighted to sponsor Sound Pictures, a conference bringing together theorists, researchers, and postgraduates from within philosophy to explore the topic of multi-sensory appreciation of the arts. Papers on either genuinely multi-sensory works or about the contribution by different modalities to the appreciation of single-sensory works are welcomed. Call for...

CFP: Mysticism, AMS 2019


CFP: MysticismThe AMS Music and Philosophy Study Group will convene a panel at the 2019AMS Annual Meeting on the subject of Mysticism. In a multitude of globalcultures, across vast spans of historical time, music has often beencentral to philosophically and spiritually transformative forms ofmysticism. Among philosophers, some have affectively and politically fearedor critiqued music’s...

CFP: Kunst und Gebrechen, Salzburg University


Kunstquartier, Bergstraße 12a, 5020 Salzburg Organised byHildegard Fraueneder / Nora Grundtner / Manfred Kern Universität MozarteumProgrammbereich „Kunstpolemik-Polemikkunst“ am Kooperationsschwerpunkt „Wissenschaft & Kunst“ der Paris-Lodron-Universität Salzburg 16.05.2019 – 18.05.2019 Deadline: 31.01.2019 for abstracts in both English and German Hephaistos, der seines Hinkens wegen den...

CFP (conf): Music, Writing, Difference


Music, Writing, Difference – An Interdisciplinary Conference on Adorno’s Theory of Musical Reproduction 3 – 5 April 2019, Vienna Theodor W. Adorno’s posthumously published book Towards a Theory of Musical Reproduction contains numerous thoughts about a theory of musical notation which can be made adaptable to contemporary discourses (e.g. of writing). Taking a fresh look at the fragmentary text...

CFP: Ludomusicology Study Group, AMS Rochester


9–12 November 2017 Rochester, New York (American Musicological Society annual conference) The AMS Ludomusicology Study Group will host a session at AMS Rochester 2017. We invite abstracts (250 words max) for 20-minute presentations on any aspect of ludomusicology. Proposals for complete panels or alternative formats (discussion, debate, demonstration, group activity) are also welcome. We are...

Get involved: UK Live Music Census


Get involved in the UK Live Music Census! This is a call for music lovers – audiences, musicians, venues, and promoters – to get involved in a new research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The first ever UK Live Music Census launched on 9th March with snapshot censuses taking place in cities across the country. We got fantastic coverage of the event...

CFP: Symposium for Digital Musicology


1 September 2017 Senate House W1CE 7HU London UK Symposium for Digital Musicology is a one day event that aims to bring together scholars from various musicological fields and computer scientists in order to generate a discussion about digital musicology – an interdisciplinary field in which new technologies are applied to musicological research. Digital techniques have been used more often...

Call for Papers: Authenticity versus Improvisation in the Philosophy of Music?


Bern, Switzerland 19-20 May 2017 Submission deadline: 30 November 2016 The Institute of Philosophy of University of Bern invites abstracts for papers to be presented at the two-day conference ‘Authenticity versus Improvisation in the Philosophy of Music?’, organized in collaboration with the Hochschule der Künste Bern. The Conference is part of the Project ‘Ontology of Musical...

CFP (conf): 'Musicology after Postmodernism': Critical Theory for Musicology Study Day


‘Musicology after Postmodernism’: Critical Theory for Musicology Study Day Call for Papers In association with the Royal Musical Association and the Institute of Musical Research 2nd July 2016, Senate House, University of London Keynote Speaker: Professor James Currie (State University of New York at Buffalo) In recent decades, the postmodern turn in musicological scholarship has prompted a...

CFP (conf): Essence and Context: A Conference Between Music and Philosophy


INTERNATIONAL MUSICOLOGICAL CONFERENCE Essence and Context: A Conference Between Music and Philosophy Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Tilto g. 16, Vilnius, LITHUANIA) 31st August — 3rd September 2016 Keynote speakers include: •Professor PAUL BOGHOSSIAN (New York University) •Professor VYTAUTAS LANDSBERGIS (Lithuania) •Professor JERROLD LEVINSON (University of Maryland) •Professor TAMARA...

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