UPDATE: Call closed! IASPM Benelux International Conference at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, 14 – 16 May 2020: RE-peat, please!

RE-peat, please! According to the online Cambridge Dictionary, the prefix ‘re-’ stands for “do again” or “returning something to its original state”. These two letters can be used in various combinations, many of which relate to core issues of pop, rock, jazz, hip-hop, dance, and many other genres. Consider the centrality of the record, a technologicalContinue reading “UPDATE: Call closed! IASPM Benelux International Conference at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, 14 – 16 May 2020: RE-peat, please!”

IASPM Benelux and VNPF Popular Music Thesis Prize 2018

The International Association for the Study of Popular Music Benelux and the Vereniging Nederlandse Pop Podia en Festivals invites student applicants to apply for the Bachelors and Masters Popular Music Thesis Prize. This prize honors outstanding research by students writing about popular music. The prize is to award the best-researched and best-written BA and MAContinue reading “IASPM Benelux and VNPF Popular Music Thesis Prize 2018”

KIEM Workshop Gender Quotas in Music Festival Programmes (September 21st, 2018)

Greetings colleagues and friends, The department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Groningen together with IASPM Benelux cordially invites you to a workshop investigating the theme of Gender Quotas in the Music Industry. This project, financed by the NWO KIEM project entitled Gender Dynamics in the Dutch Music Industry, will provide aContinue reading “KIEM Workshop Gender Quotas in Music Festival Programmes (September 21st, 2018)”

May 25th – Third Annual Student Conference in Research in Music – Erasmus University

The first is the third annual Student Conference in Research in Music hosted this year by Erasmus University on May 25th. Some 20 students will present their own research on music and culture. Additionally the IASPM Benelux VNPF Popular Music Thesis Prize will be awarded. To register, please send an e-mail with your name andContinue reading “May 25th – Third Annual Student Conference in Research in Music – Erasmus University”

Persbericht NWO: Nacht van de Wetenschap – ‘Music Inside Out’

Vraag jij je ook wel eens af waarom sommige liedjes in je hoofd blijven hangen? Of wat er gebeurt in je brein als je muziek luistert? Tijdens de Nacht van de Wetenschap op vrijdag 6 oktober nemen onderzoekers het publiek mee op een muzikale reis door de wetenschap. De Nacht is onderdeel van het WeekendContinue reading “Persbericht NWO: Nacht van de Wetenschap – ‘Music Inside Out’”

IASPM KVNM Student Music Conference in Music and Culture – 2 June 2017 – UVA

We are excited to invite you and your students to the second annual Student Conference on Music and Culture, this year hosted by the associations of IASPM Benelux and KVNM and the University of Amsterdam, the University of Groningen, and Erasmus University. The conference will take place on June 2nd in the University Theatre at theContinue reading “IASPM KVNM Student Music Conference in Music and Culture – 2 June 2017 – UVA”

Annual IASPM KVNM Student Conference and Popular Music Thesis Prize Ceremony

On June 2nd, the second annual IASPM KVNM Student Conference and Popular Music Thesis Prize Ceremony will take place at the University of Amsterdam. The conference is organized by students from several universities in the Netherlands and will feature some 15 presentations on various themes from popular to classical music including music and identity, performanceContinue reading “Annual IASPM KVNM Student Conference and Popular Music Thesis Prize Ceremony”

Call For Papers, Student Conference: Research at the borders of music and culture

Call for Presentations for the Second Annual Student Conference by IASPM Benelux, KVNM and the Third IASPM-D-A-CH Collegium Musicum Populare June 2, 2017 – University of Amsterdam On June 2nd 2017, the second IASPM Benelux/KVNM annual Student Conference for Music Research and the IASPM-D- A-CH Collegium Musicum Populare will join forces and come together atContinue reading “Call For Papers, Student Conference: Research at the borders of music and culture”

The 2016 IASPM Benelux/KVNM Popular Music Thesis Prize Winners Announced!

IASPM/KVNM is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s popular music thesis prize. We congratulate this year’s winners for their excellent contributions to the field of popular music research (broadly conceived). This year’s winners are: Eline Langejan (BA in Musicology, University of Utrecht) for winning this year’s BA Prize for her thesis: Biophilia enContinue reading “The 2016 IASPM Benelux/KVNM Popular Music Thesis Prize Winners Announced!”

IASPM KVNM Popular Music Thesis Prize 2016 (New Deadline! November 15th)

IASPM Benelux and KVNM Popular Music Thesis Prize 2015 The International Association for the Study of Popular Music Benelux, together with the Royal Association for Dutch Music History (KVNM), invites student applicants to apply for the annual IASPM/KVNM Bachelors and Masters Popular Music Thesis Prize. This prize honors outstanding research on the topic of popular music and society by students within a Dutch or Flemish music institution. The winning thesis, written in Dutch or English, incorporates one or moreContinue reading “IASPM KVNM Popular Music Thesis Prize 2016 (New Deadline! November 15th)”