URBAN SOUNDSCAPES

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 11, 2021 to November 14, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Cultural History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Urban History / Studies

Panel #18110. Urban Soundscapes (Panel / Virtual)

Special Session

Extended Deadline: July 30, 2021

This virtual (online) session explores urban soundscapes through the ages, with a focus on the cultural, economic and political role of these transformations in society.

Paper proposals are welcome on topics including but not limited to: urban and pastoral soundscapes; urban soundscapes through time; urban sounds by day and at night; urban acoustics and architecture; obsessions and rationalization of urban sounds; control, politicization, and commercialization of urban soundscapes; (re)defining safety and danger zones in regards to sound volume and loudness; effects of urban developments and transformations on a city's soundscape; sound pollution; encouraged and unwanted urban sounds and noises and the people who make them; sounds of class conflicts in the city; urban sonorous palimpsest; acoustic urban territories.

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Alix Mazuet

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