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Call for Papers: Sonic Circulations Conference

We are delighted to announce the CfP for the Sonic Circulations conference at Senate House in London 24-25 June 2019. Details below... Call For Papers: Deadline 15 January 2019 Sonic Circulations 1900-1950: Musical Thought, Scientific Fantasies, Global Contexts 24-25 June 2019 Senate House, University of London, in association with the Institute of Musical Research Confirmed keynote… Continue reading Call for Papers: Sonic Circulations Conference

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Retuning the research blog

With a few posts in place, and a clearer sense of the direction the forum might be heading, the research blog is expanding its horizons. In addition to providing a platform for research students, the blog, initially launched in January 2018, is now soliciting perspectives from emerging and junior scholars more broadly defined, and has been… Continue reading Retuning the research blog


Contacts, Collisions, Conjunctions at Hong Kong University

Last week, new research from the Marie Curie-funded 'Music, Technologies, and Modern Selfhood' project was presented at the HKU Society of Fellows conference 'Contacts, Collisions, Conjunctions' by Emily MacGregor: I was thrilled to present at the inaugural conference of the Hong Kong University Society of Fellows in the Humanities. The paper, titled 'A Train Ride through Kurt Weill's… Continue reading Contacts, Collisions, Conjunctions at Hong Kong University

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Two new research blog contributions

Sonic Circulations is excited to announce two new posts on the research blog, Against the Linear Temporality of Technophilia and Techno-nationalism, by Laurie Lee (Harvard); and Struck History: Industrialization & Magnetic Sound Recording, by Joseph Pfender (NYU). Both writers reflect on critical and theoretical challenges that arise as their work in music studies intersects with ideologies of science and… Continue reading Two new research blog contributions

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Research Students’ Blog Launch…

The Sonic Circulations Research Students' Blog is now live, launched with a post from Alexander Cowan on his research on music in the American eugenics movement. The blog provides a space for a conversation between scholars doing the newest research where musical and scientific/technological discourses intersect. In particular, posts are welcomed that examine methodological and ethical problems such… Continue reading Research Students’ Blog Launch…