CategoryMPSG related events

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...

Review of the Symposium “Was ist Musikphilosophie?”


Review by Julia Freund (University of Giessen) On 23 and 24 November 2019, the so-called “Probesaal” of the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig (HMT) turned into a vibrant hub of musico-philosophical discussions, with 15 talks in plenary sessions, linked by a continuous exchange of thoughts, questions and hypotheses that stretched well into the breaks and evenings. And still, time always...

Symposium: Was ist Musikphilosophie?


DirectionProf. Dr. Wolfgang Fuhrmann (University of Leipzig) Prof. Dr. Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf (Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy) In Cooperation withGesellschaft für Musik und Ästhetik and the Zentrum für Gegenwartsmusik of the HMT 22 – 24 November 2019 Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig Felix Mendelssohn BartholdyGroßer Saal/Probensaal | Grassistr...

AMS 2019, MPSG Panel on Mysticism


Chair, Delia Casadei (University of California, Berkeley)
 Edwin Li (Harvard University), “Mysticism as Philosophical (Non-)Foundation: Reconstructing a Daoist Critique of Confucian Discourse of Music in Early China” Karen Leistra-Jones (Franklin and Marshall College), “Summoning Beethoven: Spiritualism and the Act of Performance” Martin Scherzinger (New York University), “Music’s Xenogenesis...

Music and Philosophy Panel at the AMS 2018


A panel on Intoxication at the annual AMS conference organised by the AMS Music and Philosophy Study Group. Find out more about the conference here AMS 2018 Intoxication Andrew Hicks (Cornell University), Chair For many philosophers, music and intoxication are powerfully intertwined. The “music theorists of Dionysus,” Plutarch reports, drink wine and water in accord with the harmony of the lyre;...

54th RMA Annual Conference


University of Bristol, Department of Music For more information on the conference go here Programme overview without abstracts Thursday, 13th September 2018 8:30 am – 5:00 pm: Registration (Foyer) 8:30 am – 10:00 am: Refreshments (Theatre Bar & Foyer) 9:00 am – 6:30 pm: Publisher exhibition (Octagon) 9:30 am – 10:00 am: Welcome (Auditorium) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm: Electroacoustic workshop...

53rd RMA conference


7 – 9 September, 2017 University of Liverpool Twitter hashtag: #RMAConf2017 The Royal Musical Association announces the biggest programme yet for its 53rd Annual Conference, which will be hosted by the University of Liverpool from Thursday 7 to Saturday 9 September 2017. The conference is the single event in the UK calendar that seeks to celebrate the entire range of current musical research in...

Event: International Conference: Spectralisms


Faculty of Music, University of Oxford 15–16 March 2017 The first UK conference devoted entirely to the discussion of spectral music will take place in Oxford 15–16 March 2017, organised by the Faculty of Music in association with Ircam, Paris, and supported by the University of Oxford, the OUP John Fell Fund, and the Royal Musical Association. The draft programme and registration are now open at...

Talk: “Music and the Absolute” The Forum for European Philosophy


“Music and the Absolute” 6.30-8pm | Monday 6 February 2017 Shaw Library, London School of Economics This event is free to attend but does require a ticket. Reserve your ticket here: Speakers: Nimrod Borenstein, Composer Adrian Moore, Professor of Philosophy, St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford Clélia Iruzun, Pianist Catherine Audard, Chair, Forum for European Philosophy Fellow;...

Registration (conf): RMA Study Day – Keeping Time? New Approaches to Temporality


Registration is now open for: RMA Study Day – Keeping Time? New Approaches to Temporality Department of Music, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD Monday 13 June 2016 – 09:30 to 18:00 (BST) The study of temporality has been of central importance to music scholarship since the pioneering work of Jonathan Kramer, Edward T. Cone, David Epstein and others. This topic acts as a useful...

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