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Central and Eastern European Music: Musical Crossroads?

Conference venue: Oxford (United Kingdom)
Period: June 26, 2010
Deadline for submitting abstracts: April 10, 2010

Notification of acceptance: April 30, 2010

Description of the conference

The conference aims to underline the role of Central and Eastern European music. In particular the importance of music in shaping identities and its various definitions depending on the different contexts analysed will focused.
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Eligible topics for the conference

Papers should deal with:

  • musical relationships between Central and Eastern European countries;
  • musical relationships between above-mentioned countries and countries from other regions of Europe: Western and Southern Europe, Scandinavia and the Nordic lands, Russia;
  • how Central and Eastern European music may be defined in various ways depending on the context analysed (political, historical, cultural, geographical);
  • the analysis of music’s particular role in shaping and negotiating various European identities;
  • ethnomusicological approaches.

Guidelines for submission

Abstracts of no more than 400 words and short biographical notes of no more than 200 words, should be sent to


British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES), Study Group for Russian and Eastern European Music

BASEES Study Group for Russian and Eastern European Music


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