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mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
isaScience 2019
Just P(l)ay! Music as Labour
Venue: Hotel Marienhof
Hauptstraße 71-73, 2651 Reichenau an der Rax, Österreich

Doors: 02:00 PM
Starts: 02:30 PM

Artist: Sally-Anne Gross, William Weber, Rosa Reitsamer, Fritz Trümpi, Dagmar Abfalter, Marko Kölbl, William Cheng, Rumya S. Putcha

isaScience is mdw's international conference for interdisciplinary research on music and performing arts. We invite scholars, artists, and activists from various disciplinary and cultural backgrounds and academic levels to join our scholarly discourse(s) on isa's annual thematic focus.

Just P(l)ay! Music as Labour

This year's isaScience focuses on the topic "music as labour". Participants from all over the world will critically address this topic and its discourses from three perspectives: "Music Labour Markets", "Power Struggles & Political Activism", and "Emotional & Affective Musical Labour".

Keynote speakers:

·         William Cheng, Department of Music, Dartmouth College, USA

·         Sally-Anne Gross, Music Business Management, Westminster School of Arts, UK

·         Rumya S. Putcha, Institute for Women's Studies and Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia, USA

·         William Weber, Department of History, California State University Long Beach, USA

Organisers of isaScience 2019: Dagmar Abfalter, Marko Kölbl, Rosa Reitsamer, Fritz Trümpi

Conference date: 7-11 August 2018

Conference venue: Hotel Marienhof, Reichenau an der Rax, Austria

Coordination & general information: Karoline Feyertag