6th Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Multipart Music

At one of the suggested topics of the ICTM group for multipart music (23‑27 September 2019, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina), which dealt with emotions and aesthetic experiences in music practices, Mojca Kovačič presented a paper titled Emotional and Affective Experiences in Collective Singing , in which she presented the theoretical starting points and methodological challenges for the research of emotions and affect elicited by collective singing.

Program and abstracts

 

14th International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF)

Ana Hofman and Mojca Kovačič presented the project at the 14th International Society for Ethnology and Folklore(SIEF) congress entitled: “Track Changes: Reflecting on a Transforming World.” They presented the paper “Affective politics in a time of political exhaustion: a sonic view” in the panel Affect and atmospheres in the ethnographic betweenorganized by the SIEF Working Group on Body, Affects, Senses, and Emotions (BASE), organized by Deborah Kapchan (New York University) and Birgit Abels (Georg August University Göttingen).

More about the panel: https://nomadit.co.uk/conference/sief2019/p/7120

The project team joined the SIEF Working Group on Body, Affects, Senses, and Emotions  and participated at the group meeting.

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Panel at the meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Albuquerque, 2018

 

Panel and presentations, abstracts: This panel explores the political efficacy of music and sound in settings of political futility. Convening scholars working in diverse settings across the neoliberal global periphery (post-socialist former Yugoslavia, contemporary religious-nationalist India, and violent “post-conflict” Colombia), this panel focuses on how music and sound intervene, or are complicit, in a political atmosphere structured affectively by apathy, exhaustion, and capitulation.

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