We are delighted to announce the details of the ten Music Research Seminars scheduled for the second semester of 2016 - 2017.
This semester, we welcome guests from the Universities of Hull, Oxford, Sheffield, London, Sussex and Surrey, from Queen’s University Belfast, and from Bath Spa University. We also hear from two of our colleagues in Edinburgh.
Seminars take place on Thursdays at 5.15pm in the atrium of Alison House on Nicolson Square. All are welcome.
The Music Research Seminars are organised by a committee of PhD Students from the Reid School of Music and coordinated by Dr Benedict Taylor. Please contact email@example.com for any further information.
19th January 2017
Dr Elaine King (University of Hull)
Performer’s Perspective on ‘Feel’ in Music
26th January 2017
Professor Laura Tunbridge (University of Oxford)
Lieder singers in London between the World Wars
2nd February 2017
Dr Victoria Williamson (University of Sheffield)
The Power of Music in our Memories
9th February 2017
Professor Julian Johnson (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Debussy and the Aesthetics of Appearing
16th February 2017
Professor Nigel Osborne MBE (University of Edinburgh)
What and where, exactly, is the "real world"?
8th March 2017
Professor David Hargreaves (University of Roehampton)
The psychology of musical development - 30 years on
2nd March 2017
Dr Ioannis Tsioulakis (Queen’s University Belfast)
‘Like wet colours on a canvas’: rehearsing the Greek ethnik-jazz aesthetic
9th March 2017
Dr Annette Davison (University of Edinburgh)
16th March 2017
Professor Amanda Bayley (Bath Spa University)
Creating New Music across Cultural Boundaries
23rd March 2017
Professor Michael Bull (University of Sussex)
Siren Sounds: From Myth to Materiality
30th March 2017
Dr Jeremy Barham (University of Surrey)
Mahler's Fifth Symphony and Thomas Koschat: an Enigma Resolved?
Last semester, we heard from the following 11 guest speakers...
29th September 2016
Special Round Table: Benedict Taylor, Annette Davison, & Peter Nelson
(University of Edinburgh)
Publishing and Presenting Your Work as a Postgraduate Student
6th October 2016
Matthias Bonde Korsgaard (Aarhus University)
The Role of Popular Music in Audiovisual Remixes
13th October 2016
Special Round Table: Benedict Taylor, Katie Overy, & Noel O’Regan
(University of Edinburgh)
Presenting Your Work as a Postgraduate Student 2: A Guide to Conferences
20th October 2016
Tim Taylor (University of California Los Angeles)
Taking the Gift out and Putting it Back In: From Cultural Goods to Commodities
1st November 2016
Philip Tagg (Leeds Beckett University & University of Salford)
Popular music studies and the need for an urgent reform of music theory
Please note that, unlike the other events in the series, this one takes place on a Tuesday.
3rd November 2016
Marilou Polymeropoulou (University of Oxford)
Networked Creativity in the Chipscene Network: Theorising Electronic Music-Making in Digital Realms
10th November 2016
Graeme Wilson (University of Edinburgh)
Three Different Thoughts at Once: Understanding within Group Improvisation
17th November 2016
Tuomas Eerola (Durham University)
Structure of Sadness Associated with Music
24th November 2016
Ben Hackbarth (University of Liverpool)
Audioguide: Creating a New Tool for Authoring Music
1st December 2016
Elaine Kelly (University of Edinburgh)
Musical Diplomacy in the Middle East: the German Democratic Republic on Tour in the 1960s
8th December 2016
Luciano Azzigotti (Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero)
Last year, we welcomed guests from the Universities of Cambridge, Newcastle, Manchester, Oxford and Leeds, from Queen’s University Belfast, Goldsmiths at the University of London and Keele University, from Princeton University, USA, the Science Museum, London and Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen, and from the London College of Music. We also heard from five of our colleagues in Edinburgh.
Are you interested in postgraduate research in Music?
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This article was published on 19/01/2017