We are delighted to announce the preliminary programme of our conference. Beside of three Keynote Lectures by Will Straw (Montreal), Susana Zapke (Vienna) and Martin Cloonan (Turku), Groove the City will offer many exciting panels and some special conference events. The conference will be held at Campus Rotes Feld, Leuphana University of Lüneburg.
Friday, 23rd of November 2018
|From 12.30h||1st Floor||Arrival and Registration|
|14:00-14:30h||HS 3||Welcome Speaches|
|14:30-15:30h||HS 3||Plenary Session/ Keynote:
Will Straw (Montreal): Urban Music as Policy Object.
|15.30 – 16.00h||W 103/104||
|16.00 – 17.00h||
Parallel Sessions I
|HS 3||(Top-Down I) Policy, Planning and Urban Development
Adrian Debattista (Valletta): Mobilising alternative capital in an emergent music sector: The case of live music promoters in Malta.
Séverin Guillard (Paris): From Urban Imaginaries to Urban Development: The Impact of Rap Music on the Image of two American Cities.
|W 201||The Importance and Meaning of Venues
Dahlia Borsche (Berlin): The Distinctive Role of Venues for contemporary Noise Music Cultures in Berlin.
Robin Kuchar (Lüneburg): The Meaning of Symbolic Value for Underground Music Venues.
Parallel Sessions II
|HS 3||Networks and Hegemonies in Past and Present
Nancy Bruseker (Liverpool): How to get there from here: Reconstructing Networks of 19th Century Pop Music Performance.
Utku Ögüt (Berlin): Constructing a new Sound for Bosphorus: From Nostalgia to Neo-Conservative Cultural Hegemony.
|W 201||Mapping and Meaning of Soundscapes
Angela Fiore & Sara Belotti (Modena): Mapping the Este Court: Urban Soundscapes of a Ducal City (XVII cent.)
Luciana Ferreira Moura Mendonca (Pernambuco): Soundscapes, Scenes and (Con)tradi(c)tions: Music and Public Action in Recife.
|19.30-22.30h||Stint/ Trattoria de Flaviis||Conference Dinner
An atmospheric Night with 3 Course Menu & Wine at the Historic Harbour.
Saturday, 24th of November 2018
|9.00 – 10.30h||
Parallel Sessions III
|HS 3||Cultural Policies and local Music
Kayla Rush (Belfast): Researching Formalized Rock Music Education in Mid-Sized Cities.
Samuel Nicholls & Paul Thompson (Leeds): Music Leeds – Developing a Vision, Creating an Infrastructure to support and promote Music in Leeds.
Eileen Hogan (Cork): Music-Making, Well-Being, and Cultural Policy in a small Irish City.
|W 201||Assemble and Build: Hip-Hop Archives and New Civic Identities
Mark Campbell (Toronto): Toronto Stand up! From T-Dot to the 6ix, or Not: The Role of Archiving HipHop in remapping Toronto’s Identity.
Murray Forman (Boston): ‘To Promote and Preserve the Culture’: Hip-Hop in and as Urban Institution.
Pacey Foster (Boston): Public Partners and Community Curators: Lessons from Building the Massachusetts Hip Hop Archive.
|10.30 – 11.00h||W 103/104||
|11.00 – 12.30h||
Parallel Sessions IV
|HS 3||Queer, Gender, and Anti-Racist Engagement
Pam Burnard & Tyler Denmead (Cambridge): What we can learn from Feminist Engagements with and Cultural Studies Analysis of Sonic Materiality: an Exemplification of two Urban Scenes.
Natalia Bieletto Bueno (Santiago de Chile): The Aural Urban Experience and Subjective Formations: An Assessment of Theories and Methodologies Through a Comparative Hearing of Mexico City and Santiago de Chile.
Rosa Reitsamer (Vienna): ‘Not singing in Tune’: Feminist-Queer and Anti-racist Approaches to Music and Place in Vienna.
|W 201||Collective Action & Cummuity Building
Sam Murray (Middlesbrough): Productive Proaction: Three Case Studies in Grassroots Music Policymaking.
Piet C.A. Severijnen (Nijmegen): The Communicative Function of Music in Processes of Citizen’s Participation.
Jordan Zalis (St. John´s): ‘This that new Toronto”: on Basketball, Music, Community Building, and Drake.
|12.30 – 13.30h||W 103/104||
|13.30 – 14.30h||HS 3||Plenary Session/ Keynote:
Susana Zapke (Vienna): The City as Text, the City as melodic Imaginarium.
|14.45 – 16.15h||
Parallell Sessions V
|HS 3||The Construction of Place and the Music Market
Aoife Kavanagh (Maynooth): Making Music and Making Place: Mapping Musical Practice in Ireland’s Small Towns.
Ana Oliveira (Lisbon): Do It Together Again: Networks, Flows and Spaces in the Construction of Music Careers in the Portuguese Indie Scene.
Matthias Rauch (Mannheim): Understanding the musical Logic of Mannheim: an Analysis of Policies, Structures and Musical Ecosystems and their effects on Urban Development.
|W 201||The (In-)formality of Street Music
Jhessica Reia (Rio de Janeiro): Street Music, Informality, and the Right to the City: A Transnational Perspective.
Melanie Ptatscheck (Lüneburg): ‘Busker’s Philosophy’ – Urban Stages and Street Musicians in Los Angeles.
Alenka Barber-Kersovan (Lüneburg): Busk the City. Regulation and Festivalisation of Street Music.
|16.15 – 16.45h||W 103/104||
|16.45 – 18.15h||
Parallel Sessions VI
|HS 3||Power and Politics
Pete Dale (Manchester): Remember the Riots in 1991?: ‘New Monkey’ in Newcastle upon Tyne and the Folk Memory of Public Disorder.
Lisa Gaupp (Lüneburg): Urban Music Festivals and Politics of Diversity.
Safa Canalp (Berlin): Towards a Notion of Subcultural Transfer – Part 4: The thin Line Between Co-optation and Collaboration.
|W 201||Affective Scenes
Sebastian Matthias (Berlin): Groove me – Choreographic Groove and the City.
Pranoo Deshraju (Hyderabad): Sex and Sound in Bombay City: Aural Pleasure and Anxiety in Filmi Disco.
Eduardo de la Fuente & Michael Walsh (Canberra): Sonic Textures: Listening Practices and the ‘Framing’ of Urban Experience.
|18.30 – 21.00h||Pavillion
Campus Rotes Feld
tbc.: Concert and Artist Talk ‘Session Board’
Refugee-Musician-Tandems and the Transition of Musics and Sounds. Meanwhile: Get-Together, Drinks & Fingerfood.
Sunday, 25th November 2018
|9.00 – 10.30h||
Parallel Sessions VII
|HS 3||Social Engagement & Cultural Hegemony
Pete Dale (Manchester) & Pam Burnard (Cambridge): Urban Musics as culturally and socially engaged Practices theorised.
Volker Kirchberg and Leonie Seibel (Lüneburg): The emerging Urban Significance of Contemporary Chamber and New Music Orchestras.
Sigrún Lilja Einarsdóttir (Bifröst): The City of the Dreaming Spires: Cultural Hegemony, Social Diversity and Elitism in the Oxford Collegiate Choral Context.
|W 201||Scenes & Sceneography
Kwende Kefentse (London): Scenography: A Methodology for the spatial Analysis of Music Scenes, and a Window into their Value.
Luiz Alberto Moura (Lisbon): Passion, Demos and Tapes: A Cartography of the Portuguese Indie Labels and Musical Scenes (1977-2017).
Paula Guerra (Porto): Lost in the Néons of a ‘New City’: the Relations between the City and Music in Portugal from the Eighties to the Present.
|10.30 – 11.00h||
|11.00-12.00h||HS 3||Plenary Session/ Keynote:
Martin Cloonan (Turku): Some Reflections in Being on a Scene.
Parallel Sessions VIII
|HS 3||The Global vs. the Local in urban Contexts
Michael Kahr (Graz): Jazz & the City: Local Music in Global Context.
Elina Djebbari (London): Dancing Salsa in Africa, Connecting the City: Comparative Views from Accra (Ghana) and Cotonou (Benin).
Iryna Paliy (Kharkiv): The Principles of “Global Village” in the musicological Field.
|W 201||Sonic Materialities & Urban Rituals
Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich (Kiel): Surplus Trap: Towards a Materialist Analysis of Trap Music.
Giacomo Botta (Helsinki): Dancing in the Dark: Urban Nights and Popular Music.
Marek Jeziński (Torùn): Rituals that groove the City: Music Festivals as the Urban Phenomenon.
Closing Remarks & Goodbye
Urban Music Studies Network Meeting
Conference Feedback & Discussion of Next Steps.
Open until October 15th at https://www.conftool.org/groove-the-city-2018/
Please note that there might be changes in scheduling as this is not the final Conference Programme yet!