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Call for Papers CIM07
Call for Papers
CIM07: Third Conference on
Conference theme: Singing
The Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology is a forum for constructive
interaction among all musically and musicologically relevant disciplines,
including acoustics, anthropology, computing, cultural studies, education,
ethnology, history, linguistics, performance, physiology, medicine, psychology,
therapy, philosophy, sociology, theory/analysis and composition. CIM especially
promotes collaborations between sciences and humanities, between theory and
practice, as well as interdisciplinary combinations that are new, unusual,
creative, or otherwise especially promising.
The First Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM04) was held in
Graz/Austria, from 15 to 18 April 2004 (http://gewi.uni-graz.at/~cim04
was open to all musical research questions, and was hosted by the European
Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) and the Department of
Musicology, University of Graz and endorsed by 24 participating societies. The
Second Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM05) was held in
Montreal/Canada, from 10 to 12 March 2005 (http://www.oicm.umontreal.ca/cim05/index_en.html
CIM05 focussed on the theme of timbre, and was hosted by the Observatoire
international de la crÃation musicale (OICM) and the Faculty of Music at
University of MontrÃal.
The Third Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM07) will take
place in Tallinn/Estonia from 15 to 19 August 2007. The theme of CIM07 is
SINGING from the viewpoint of all musically and musicologically relevant
disciplines. CIM07 will be hosted by the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre,
supported by the University of Tartu, and presented in collaboration with the
European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM), the International
Musicological Society (IMS), and the European Seminar in Ethnomusicology (ESEM).
Further information: http://gewi.uni-graz.at/cim07/
Abstracts must be submitted by e-mail to the conference manager Ms. Kaire
Maimets-Volt (kaire.maimets_at_gmail.com). Each submission must have at least
two authors who represent different disciplines. These disciplines should
preferably, but not necessarily, be selected from those listed in the first
paragraph of this call (e.g., psychology and acoustics, history and
performance). Abstracts should be structured with the following seven
1. Background in the first discipline
2. Background in the
4. Main contribution
5. Implications for
6. Implications for musicological interdisciplinarity
In empirical contributions, the âmain contributionâ should include a
summary of method and results.
Each submitted abstract should be followed by a short biography of the
(first) two authors. The whole file should not exceed 900 words, including all
headings, name(s) of author(s), their affiliations and email addresses, the
reference list and biographies. The preferred format of the presentation (talk
or poster) should also be indicated. Abstracts should be submitted in English
either as plain text or in an attached document (MS Word format preferred). They
will be reviewed anonymously by a panel of international experts.
Abstract submission deadline is 31 OCTOBER 2006.
CIM07 is co-directed by:
Jaan Ross, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Musicology, Estonian Academy
of Music and Theatre
Professor of Music, Department of Arts, University of
Mailing address: Department of Arts, University of Tartu, 50090
Tel +372 522 6886 (mobile), Fax +372 737 5389 or 5345, Email
Richard Parncutt, Ph.D.
Systematic Musicology, Institut fÃr Musikwissenschaft,
Tel +43 316 380-2409, Fax +43 316 380-9755, Email