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Call for Films & Papers - 2nd Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Audiovisual Ethnomusicology

Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Stephanie Sturgis
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Lisbon, Portugal, 27- 30 June 2018

Hosting institutions: Ethnomusicology Institute – Center for Studies in Music and Dance (INET-md), 
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Conference venue: Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Museu Nacional de Etnologia, Lisbon, Portugal
Conference dates: June 27-30, 2018
Conference language: English subtitles are required for all films

Presentation: The Study Group on Audiovisual Ethnomusicology welcomes scholars  and filmmakers to submit films of an ethnomusicological nature to be included in our 2018 meeting. We are interested 
in films made by and/or for ethnomusicologists, and particularly films that inform, and/or are 
informed by diverse ethnomusicological research methodologies. Understanding filmmaking as a 
valuable and multifaceted tool in the creation and dissemination of ethnomusicological 
knowledge, we hope to use our international symposium to showcase and spark dialogue about the many creative ways scholars are using this medium in research, outreach, and teaching. Although 
full-length ethnographic films are welcome (90 minutes max), we also welcome short films (no 
minimum length) or collections of short films (2-4 films) that dialogue with one another.

Guidelines & Submission Dates:
Maximum allowed length for films and documentaries is 90 minutes. Film abstracts
should include the hyperlink to the complete film to allow film committee to review the
work. Films can be easily password protected through websites such as Vimeo and
YouTube. If you need assistance with this please contact the film selection committee, we
would be happy to walk you through this process.

All film proposals should be submitted by the deadline (January 31st, 2018) to the e-mail
address ictm.ave.films@gmail.com. The email should clearly indicate the name of the
author/s and the title of the film. An attached Word or Openoffice file should contain the
abstract (max. 250 words). Multiple proposals of the same author are allowed only in
these cases: 1 paper + 1 film; 1 paper + 1 workshop.

Film Committee
Nico Staiti (Università di Bologna)
Jennie Gubner (Indiana University)
Ram Prasad Kadel (Museum of Nepalese Folk Musical Instruments)

Program Committee
Dario Ranocchiari (Universidad de Granada) – Chair
Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
Stephen Wild (Australian National University)

Executive Committee of the Study Group on Audiovisual Ethnomusicology

Leonardo D’Amico (Yunnan University) – Chair
Yves Defrance (Université Rennes 2) – Vice Chair
Matias Isolabella (Universidad de Valladolid) – Secretary


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