Author: pierrebataille

Roads to Music Sociology (Ed. Alfred Smudits)

Music sociology occupies a special position in the social and cultural sciences. The terminology alone – in German it is ‘Musiksoziologie’ and not ‘Soziologie der Musik’ – indicates many possible approaches: Is ‘music sociology’...

CFP: Producing concerts, working in live music

Congress of the Swiss Sociological Association 2019 The Future of Work September 10-12 2019, University of Neuchâtel Live music has long been neglected by music scholars (Frith, 2007); however it isnow subject to renewed...

Destined for Greatness (Michael Ramirez)

Ramirez, M. (2018). Destined for Greatness: Passions, Dreams, and Aspirations in a College Music Town. Rutgers University Press.   Pursuing the dream of a musical vocation—particularly in rock music—is typically regarded as an adolescent...

CFP: Just P(l)ay! Music as Labour

isaScience 2019 Interdisciplinary Conference of mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna   isaScience is mdw’s international conference for interdisciplinary research on music and performing arts. We invite scholars, artists, and activists...

CFP: Exploring Gender Dynamics in the Music Industry

May 17-18, 2019University of GroningenGroningen, The Netherlands The Department of Arts, Culture and Media in connection with the researchproject *Exploring* *Gender Barriers in the (Dutch) Music Industry* fundedby the *NWO KIEM (Creative Industry –...

CFP: Post-democracy and the field of Arts and Music Education

Post-democracy and the field of Arts and Music Education (Panel of the 1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF «SCUOLA DEMOCRATICA») Convenors: Clementina Casula (University of Cagliari, clcasula@unica.it)Marco Santoro (University of Bologna, marco.santoro@unibo.it)Izabela Wagner (University of Warsaw,...