Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain conference

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Call for Papers
February 1, 2023
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Music and Music History

The Open University is delighted to welcome paper proposals for the 13th biennial conference on Music in Nineteenth Century Britain, to be held 28-30 June 2023 at the OU campus in Milton Keynes, UK, and online.

The Programme Committee invites proposals for presentations as follows:

  • Individual papers up to 20 minutes and lecture recitals up to 45 minutes in length (with additional time for questions and discussion)
  • Group presentations (e.g. round table or panel) up to two hours in length
  • Papers and presentations may focus on any aspect relevant to music in Britain, in the long nineteenth century (approximately 1789 to 1914).

Please send proposals to the conference mailbox, in the following format:

  • Individual Papers: abstract up to 250 words
  • Lecture recitals: abstract up to 250 words; please indicate the length of your session
  • Group Presentation: overall rationale up to 300 words, individual abstracts up to 200 words; please indicate the length of your session

Please include a note of any specialist technical needs (audio visual equipment for powerpoint, sound and video recordings will be provided as standard; a piano will be available for lecture recitals).  The deadline for submissions is Wednesday 1 February 2023.  Notification of acceptance will be issued by 28 February, and a draft conference programme will be published by the end of March.  Conference bookings will open in April 2023.

Contact Info: 

Dr Rosemary Golding

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