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Read more at: British Academy Wolfson Professorships
British Academy Wolfson Professorships

British Academy Wolfson Professorships

Launch of British Academy Wolfson Professorships The award recognises the most outstanding, established scholars in the UK and enables them to concentrate on a specific research programme while freed from teaching and administrative commitments. Just four of these exceptional awards were made this year, to scholars from...


Read more at: Griff Rollefson at Rest is Noise Festival
Griff Rollefson at Rest is Noise Festival

Griff Rollefson at Rest is Noise Festival

Lecturer in Popular Music, J. Griffith Rollefson, will be joining a panel discussion as part of the Rest is Noise Festival at London's Southbank Centre on Thursday 14 November at 6:30 pm. His presentation will focus on the contradictions of Americanization with regard to hip hop in Europe as part of the Festival's...


Read more at: Schenker Documents Online is awarded Society for Music Theory's Citation of Special Merit
Schenker Documents Online is awarded Society for Music Theory's Citation of Special Merit

Schenker Documents Online is awarded Society for Music Theory's Citation of Special Merit

The Faculty is pleased to announce that the project Schenker Documents Online: Phase Two , directed by Ian Bent, Honorary Professor in the History of Music Theory, and William Drabkin, Professor of Music at the University of Southampton, has recently been awarded the Society for Music Theory's Citation of Special Merit...


Read more at: Call for Papers - Creativity, Circulation and Copyright: Sonic and Visual Media in the Digital Age
Call for Papers - Creativity, Circulation and Copyright: Sonic and Visual Media in the Digital Age

Call for Papers - Creativity, Circulation and Copyright: Sonic and Visual Media in the Digital Age

Call for Papers Creativity, Circulation and Copyright: Sonic and Visual Media in the Digital Age 28-29 March 2014 Over the past two decades, digital technologies have fundamentally altered the ways that musical and audiovisual media are created, circulated and received. As musical and audiovisual content has been made...


Read more at: Professor Iain Fenlon elected to Academia Europaea
Professor Iain Fenlon elected to Academia Europaea

Professor Iain Fenlon elected to Academia Europaea

The Academia Europaea is a functioning European Academy of Humanities, Letters and Sciences, composed of individual members. It aims to promote a wider appreciation of European scholarship and to encourage interdisciplinary and international research. Founded in 1988, the Academy has about 2,300 members including 40 Nobel...


Read more at: The Cambridge Interdisciplinary Performance Network
The Cambridge Interdisciplinary Performance Network

The Cambridge Interdisciplinary Performance Network

The Cambridge Interdisciplinary Performance Network brings together people from a wide variety of disciplines in Cambridge and beyond who are engaging with performance as a concept, from music and literary studies to anthropology, architecture and medicine. It asks how these varied interests might relate, intersect and...


Read more at: An exciting new opportunity for Cambridge music students to study performance at the Royal Academy of Music
An exciting new opportunity for Cambridge music students to study performance at the Royal Academy of Music

An exciting new opportunity for Cambridge music students to study performance at the Royal Academy of Music

A new scheme has been established to enable up to ten Cambridge Music students each year to take lessons at the Royal Academy of Music in London alongside their studies at the University. Students selected for the scheme will be assigned a teacher at the Royal Academy and, in addition to receiving individual tuition on...


Read more at: Professor Nicholas Cook awarded British Academy / Wolfson Research Professorship
Professor Nicholas Cook awarded British Academy / Wolfson Research Professorship

Professor Nicholas Cook awarded British Academy / Wolfson Research Professorship

Professor Nicholas Cook has been awarded one of four British Academy Wolfson Research Professorships, which cover a range of projects in the humanities and social sciences. Funded by the Wolfson Foundation, these awards fund replacement teaching over a three-year period, in addition to research expenses. Cook’s project is...