Music and Psychoanalysis conference at the IMR

Dr Rachel Darnley-Smith and I will be convening a conference on music, psychoanalysis, and music therapy at the Institute of Musical Research on Saturday 19th May 2018. We have released our Call for Papers (deadline 26th November), which you can read in full here. The basic rationale for the conference is as follows: A number … Continue reading Music and Psychoanalysis conference at the IMR

Music and Materialisms Research Network initial meeting

With Prof Isabella van Elferen and Dr Matthew Sergeant, I am one of the conveners of a new research network on “music and materialisms”. We’ll be having our first meeting on 12th December. Our initial ‘Call for Expressions of Interest’ follows! Expressions of interest in initial meeting Tuesday 12th December, 2-4pm Guildhall School of Music … Continue reading Music and Materialisms Research Network initial meeting

Thoughts on ‘Sound Studies: Art, Experience, Politics’

10th July 2015 [final day of the conference] Yesterday I attended the final day of the excellent conference, Sound Studies: Art, Experience, Politics, held at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Cambridge. (I couldn’t make the previous two days due to other work commitments.) I wanted … Continue reading Thoughts on ‘Sound Studies: Art, Experience, Politics’

‘Legacies of the Immaterial in the Arts and Practice’ stream at London Conference in Critical Thought 2015

I’m running a stream for this year’s London Conference in Critical Thought. In the last couple of weeks the conference committee has made its selection from the many paper proposals received, and sent out the notices of acceptance. My stream, ‘Legacies of the Immaterial in the Arts and Practice’ called for papers that ‘ask[ed] what … Continue reading ‘Legacies of the Immaterial in the Arts and Practice’ stream at London Conference in Critical Thought 2015

LCCT 2015 – Call for papers [deadline: 16th March]

The call for papers for the London Conference in Critical Thought 2015 has been released! The CFP is a document made up of various thematic streams. Participants are invited to propose papers/presentations to a given stream, or to a ‘general stream’ (without theme). I am coordinating a stream entitled ‘Legacies of the Immaterial in the Arts … Continue reading LCCT 2015 – Call for papers [deadline: 16th March]