ICMPC6 - Final call for papers (Richard Parncutt )

Subject: ICMPC6 - Final call for papers
From:    Richard Parncutt  <richard.parncutt(at)KFUNIGRAZ.AC.AT>
Date:    Fri, 12 Nov 1999 13:37:15 +0100

SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MUSIC PERCEPTION AND COGNITION FOURTH TRIENNIAL ESCOM CONFERENCE KEELE, UK, 5-10 AUGUST 2000 FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE DECEMBER 1st 1999 This is to remind intending delegates that abstracts for contributions to this conference must reach the conference secretariat by Wednesday 1st December 1999. Information on how to submit may be found on our conference web site at http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/ps/icmpc.html, which also contains full information about costs and facilities. Submissions may be made electronically to icmpc6(at)keele.ac.uk which is also the email address for enquiries. Submissions may also be sent by disk to Antonia Ivaldi, Conference Secretariat, Department of Psychology, Keele University, Newcastle, Staffs, ST5 5BG, UK. (tel +44 (0)1782 583538). NOTIFICATION Notification of acceptance of submissions will be sent (electronically wherever possible) in early February 2000. At that time the web-site will be updated to allow electronic registration for delegates. Credit card bookings will be accepted. There are discounts for early registration (before March 1st 2000, and before June 1st 2000). CONFERENCE UPDATE 1. INVITED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS We are delighted to announce the following keynote speakers, each associated with a main theme of the conference: Mario Baroni (Bologna) Meaning in music Eugenia Costa Giomi (McGill) Music as an aid to learning and well-being Simon Frith (Strathclyde) Music in popular culture and everyday life (*) Caroline Palmer (Ohio State) The study of music performance Klaus Scherer (Geneva) Music and evolution Johan Sundberg (Stockholm) The human voice *Sponsored by Yamaha-Kemble UK 2. ADDITIONAL CONFERENCE THEMES Other conference themes already advertised include Young people's participation in and achievement in music Gesture and music We expect submissions for symposia on the following additional topics: The body and music Cross-cultural aspects of music psychology Practice activity in music Music and Emotion Categorical rhythm perception/quantisation Vibrato Categorization, similarity perception, cue abstraction We welcome further proposals. Additional themes will emerge by grouping out of submitted papers. 3. SOCIAL AND CULTURAL PROGRAMME The social and cultural programme will include the following three concerts. Tuesday 8th August: Wigan Youth Jazz Band, sponsored by Yamaha-Kemble UK. Sunday 6th August: contemporary and electroacoustic music presented by graduate students of Keele University's Music Department. Monday 7th August: South Indian Vocal Ensemble directed by Dr. M. Hariharan, Principal of the Barathiar Centre for Performing Arts, Pondicherry, India Several excursions are also being planned for the afternoon of Monday 7th August. These may include Wedgwood Pottery Factory and Museum, Chatsworth (stately home and garden, home of the Duke of Devonshire), Chester (historic Roman city).

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