SOUND IN MOTION


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DATE/PLACE:
September 20. & 21., 2019 / University of Bern, Switzerland
Institute of Musicology / Institute of History, Department of Iberian and Latin American History

ORGANISERS:
James Barber / Andrin Uetz / Dianne Violeta Mausfeld / Victor de Souza Soares

ABSTRACT:
The interconnectedness between sound and space has been object of ongoing scholarly discussion. While musical disciplines have focused on contemporary processes of displacement and international migration, soundscape studies have, from its very origins, researched the intimate bonds between the sonic environment and the quality of human life.

This 2-day workshop aims to discuss issues of sound and space in its broadest sense, by bringing together scholars from various disciplinary traditions. In this sense, we kindly welcome paper contributions on the issues of sounding and listening practices in relation to human mobility, space occupation, (de)territorialization and migration.

CONFIRMED KEYNOTES:
Prof. Dr. Michael Bull, University of Sussex
Dr. Andrew J. Eisenberg, NYU Abu Dhabi
Dr. Jason Stanyek, University of Oxford

TECHNICALITIES:
Please submit your abstract with a maximum of 250 words, as well as a one-sentence biography to Dianne Violeta Mausfeld (dianne.mausfeld@hist.unibe.ch) no later than May 15th 2019.

Please find the full CfP here: CfP Workshop Sound in Motion – University of Bern