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Call for Papers
November 11, 2021 to November 14, 2021
United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Political History / Studies, Sociology, Urban History / Studies

PAMLA 2021 118th Annual Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada

Thursday, November 11 – Sunday, November 14, 2021


CFP: Special Session (online/virtual)

Submission deadline extended: July 31, 2021

Send abstracts (250-500 words) to Alix Mazuet, amazuet@stanford.edu or submit directly on PAMLA website: https://www.pamla.org/pamla2021/




Panel #18110. Urban Soundscapes (Panel / Virtual)

Special Session

French and Francophone / Historical and Political Studies


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.


Contact Info: 

Alix Mazuet, PhD

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