New publication out: Benelux branch report (IASPM Journal 9/2, 2019)

In issue 2 of volume 9 of the IASPM Journal (2019), our board member Melanie wrote a status quo (vadis) report on our branch. Using information gathered from past and current board members, she covers not only much of our history, but also the “current state of popular music studies and research in the NetherlandsContinue reading “New publication out: Benelux branch report (IASPM Journal 9/2, 2019)”

Open call: IASPM Benelux and VNPF Popular Music Thesis Prize 2019

The IASPM Benelux and the Vereniging Nederlandse Pop Podia and Festivals (VNPF) invites student applicants to apply for the Bachelors and Masters Popular Music Thesis Prize. This prize honors outstanding research by students (active in a Dutch university) writing about popular music. The prize is to award the best-researched and best-written BA and MA thesisContinue reading “Open call: IASPM Benelux and VNPF Popular Music Thesis Prize 2019”

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT (Groningen)

The Arts, Culture and Media programme of the University of Groningen is looking for a highly motivated full-time Assistant Professor (Dutch: Universitair Docent) in Narrativity and (Inter)mediality in the Arts, preferably with an expertise in popular music, sound studies, theater or performing arts: https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/job-opportunities/overview?details=00347-02S0006V4P&cat=wp Deadline for application: March 15, 2019

New deadline IASPM Benelux Popular Music Scriptieprijs 2017: December 22nd!

Je was het vergeten, je had het uit het oog verloren en nu… krijg je een tweede kans! We kregen al verschillende zeer straffe thesissen binnen, maar we willen meer. Daarom heb je vanaf nu nog 10 dagen de tijd om in te dienen. Meer info over de prijs vind je hier. You were soContinue reading “New deadline IASPM Benelux Popular Music Scriptieprijs 2017: December 22nd!”

IASPM Benelux/KVNM 2015 Popular Music Thesis Prize Awarded

The jury for this year’s IASPM and KVNM Popular Music Thesis Prize has adjudicated the entries and chosen the winners from 4 BA and 5 MA entries with topics ranging from digitization in the music industry, Hungarian folk singing, gender and death metal in Norway, to Romanticism in the work of Led Zeppelin and musicContinue reading “IASPM Benelux/KVNM 2015 Popular Music Thesis Prize Awarded”

IASPM Benelux New Advisory Board

IASPM Benelux Announces its new ADVISORY BOARD IASPM Benelux is proud to announce the initiation of a new Advisory Board comprised of esteemed researchers from the popular music field within the Benelux region. These researchers represent research specializations in a diverse number of fields  and topics ranging from fan studies, popular music analysis, media theory,Continue reading “IASPM Benelux New Advisory Board”

CFP: IASPM@Journal 5/1 (2016) – New Directions in Music Fan StudiesSpecial Issue Editors:Dr. Koos Zwaan (Inholland University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands)Dr. Mark Duffett (University of Chester, UK; author of Understanding Fandom)Call for articles, to be published in 2016, addressing changes in popular music fandom and the new approaches to methodologies that the study of this subject requires.Authors are encouraged to submit a 300-word abstract including references, showing engagement with existing literature in both popular music studies and fan studies, by 30 November to: koos.zwaan@inholland.nlThe submission deadline for articles is 27 February 2016. Please register as an Author and submit online, ensuring you are a current member of IASPM.The full call for papers and submission details can be accessed and downloaded via this link:http://www.iaspmjournal.net/index.php/IASPM_Journal/article/view/756/pdf_34Please contact:- Regarding the special issue, Dr Koos Zwaan: kooszwaan@inholland.nl- Regarding IASPM@Journal and its submission process, Prof Hillegonda C Rietveld: editor@iaspmjournal.net

Over and Over: Exploring Repetition in Popular Music. Gezamenlijke conferentie met IASPM Francophone, Luik, 4-6 juni 2015

Beste IASPM leden,  Vanaf aanstaande donderdag 4 juni tot en met zaterdag 6 juni vindt in Luik de conferentie “Over and Over: Exploring Repetition in Popular Music” plaats. Deze conferentie is een samenwerking tussen de IASPM Benelux en de Franstalige IASPM branche.  Voor het gehele programma en meer informatie, zie:  http://iaspmfrancophone.online.fr/colloque2015/ Uiteraard zijn alle IASPMContinue reading “Over and Over: Exploring Repetition in Popular Music. Gezamenlijke conferentie met IASPM Francophone, Luik, 4-6 juni 2015”

Call for papers – conferentie i.s.m. IASPM Francophone, Luik, 4-6 juni 2015

Beste IASPM leden, Met trots kondigen we hierbij aan dat we in samenwerking met de Franstalige IASPM branche in juni 2015 een conferentie organiseren aan de Université de Liège (Luik). Hieronder kun je de volledige call for papers vinden. Op de website van de Franstalige branche is deze CFP ook te vinden als Pdf-bestand, klik hierContinue reading “Call for papers – conferentie i.s.m. IASPM Francophone, Luik, 4-6 juni 2015”