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 has Elected a New Board for 2019/2020

IASPM Benelux is pleased to announce the election of a new board which will officially commences in September of 2019. Our new board members are Dr. Oliver Seibt (Chair), Dr. Chris Tonelli (Secretary), and Dr. Matthias Heyman (Media Liaison). Current members Pauwke Berkers (Treasurer) and Melanie Schiller (Board Member) will remain on the board inContinue reading “IASPM Benelux has Elected a New Board for 2019/2020”

Winners IASPM Benelux VNPF Popular Music Thesis Prize.

We are pleased to announce this year’s BA and MA winners for the IASPM Benelux VNPF Popular Music Thesis Prize. The jury has deliberated on the BA thesis prize and this year’s (correct:) winner is David Cramer (Arts, Culture and Media, University of Groningen) with his thesis “‘And If Our God Is for Us…’: TheContinue reading “Winners IASPM Benelux VNPF Popular Music Thesis Prize.”

IASPM Benelux Popular Music Scriptieprijs 2017

(English version below) De Benelux branche van de International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) nodigt studenten uit om hun scriptie in te sturen voor de Bachelors and Masters Popular Music scriptieprijs. Deze prijs wordt jaarlijks uitgereikt aan studenten die excellent onderzoek hebben uitgevoerd over een onderwerp gerelateerd aan populaire muziek. De prijsContinue reading “IASPM Benelux Popular Music Scriptieprijs 2017”

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”

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!”

Door groot succes studentenconferentie 19 mei programma uitgebreid met extra panel!

Because there are so many students and people interested in the conference May 19th there is an extra (Dutch) panel added to the final schedule/Wegens grote interesse in de eerste studentenconferentie organiseren wij een extra Nederlandstalig ochtendpanel aan het programma dat nu definitief is: Meer informatie over de studiedag:

Eerste Nederlandse Pop Muziek Studies Studentenconferentie in Groningen, 19 mei 2016

IASPM Benelux organiseert op 19 mei 2016 de eerste Nederlandse Pop Muziek Studies Studentenconferentie in Groningen! Kennen jullie enthousiaste studenten [Bachelor of Masterniveau] die graag hun onderzoek [scripties maar ook werkstukken en work-in-progress] met andere studenten en experts willen delen voor feedback en discussie? En die interesse hebben in een academisch netwerk? Stuur ze dan graagContinue reading “Eerste Nederlandse Pop Muziek Studies Studentenconferentie in Groningen, 19 mei 2016”

Announcement: IASPM Benelux BA and MA 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 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 BAContinue reading “Announcement: IASPM Benelux BA and MA Popular Music Thesis Prize 2015”