musicologie   jeudi 5 septembre 2019

Agents and Actors: Networks in Music History

June 35, 2020, Helsinki
Deadline for proposals: September 30, 2019
Sixth Sibelius Academy Symposium on Music History
Conference web site
Conference venue: Music Centre Helsinki, Finland

The Sixth Sibelius Academy Symposium on Music History will focus on issues relating to agents, actors and networks and the ways in which they relate to music in order to discuss changes in focus towards more collective and complex objects of study.

Proposals for papers and group sessions are invited on any of the following topics:

The construction and formation of networks in music history

The history of networks in music from antiquity to the present

The power exerted by networks in music history

The institutionalization of networks in music

The theoretical underpinnings of working with networks (actor-network theory; art worlds, cultural fields, assemblages, mediation theory)

Close reading of musical scores against understandings of networks

The place of networks in diachronic and synchronic histories of music

The inner workings and dynamics of networks of music

The keynote speakers of the symposium are

Annegret Fauser (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, US)

Antoine Hennion (Mines ParisTech, FR)

Benjamin Piekut (Cornell University, US)

Proposal submission: please use the link for submitting your proposal and a short bio by September 30, 2019.

Proposal length:

  individual presentation proposals: max 2200 characters, incl. spaces;

panel session proposals: max 2500 characters, incl. spaces + each panelists proposal 2000 characters, incl. spaces.

The organizing committee will be in touch no later than November 4, 2019 with the information about acceptances.

Contact for inquiries (no proposal submissions): networks2020 -at-

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