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CONFERENCE, BELGRADE 2013

Beyond the East-West Divide: Rethinking Balkan Music’s Poles of Attraction
Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade, 26–29 September 2013

The Institute of Musicology of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Department of Fine Arts and Music SASA, and the BASEES Study Group for Russian and Eastern European Music are jointly organizing an international conference to be held in Belgrade in September 2013 under the title Beyond the East-West Divide: Rethinking Balkan Music’s Poles of Attraction.

The conference’s official language is English. For more details on the conference topic please consult the Call for Papers and Programme.

The conference’s official language is English. You are invited to submit your proposals by 1st of December 2012. Proposals will be reviewed by the conference committee and results will be announced by 1st of February 2013. Conference fee is 50 Euros (students are exempted). For more details on the conference topic and on submitting your proposal please consult the Call for papers.

Keynote speakers

Danica Petrović, Institute of Musicology SASA, Belgrade

Danica Petrović specializes in the Byzantine foundations of Serbian church music, post-Byzantine Greek-Serbian and Russian-Serbian cultural connections in the 18th century, traditional Serbian folk church chant and the links between Serbian music and European music in the 19th century.

Timothy Rice, University of California, Herb Alpert School of Music, Los Angeles

Timothy Rice specializes in the traditional music of the Balkans, with a special focus on Bulgaria in both the socialist and post-socialist periods. In terms of research themes, he has written, among other things, on musical cognition, politics and music, meaning and music, mass media, and music teaching and learning.

Conference Committee:

Dejan Despić, Fellow of the SASA
Jim Samson, Ph.D., Fellow of the BA
Katerina Levidou, Ph.D.
Ivana Medić, Ph.D.
Melita Milin, Ph.D.
Danica Petrović, Ph.D.

 

Philip Bullock, Ph.D.
Jelena Jovanović, Ph.D.
Katy Romanou, Ph.D.
Katarina Tomašević, Ph.D.
Biljana Milanović
Srđan Atanasovski

 

PARTNERS OF THE CONFERENCE:
Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade
Belgrade City Library
Goethe-Institut Belgrad


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