[ 9. Januar 2012 ]

CALL – Conference on Sound, Media and the Environment, July 25-28, 2012

Von: Dugal McKinnon
Datum: 8. Januar 2012 23:48:51 MEZ
Betreff: Call for Proposals: Conference on Sound, Media and the
Environment, July 25-28, 2012

We are looking forward to your artistic, scholarly or scientific
proposals for our event:

The Global Composition
Conference on Sound, Media and the Environment
Darmstadt/Media Campus Dieburg (Hochschule Darmstadt), July 25-28, 2012

Info: http://www.the-global-composition-2012.org/index.html
Call: http://www.the-global-composition-2012.org/call.html

Contact: fabienne.rudolph@stud.h-da.de

Deadline for submission: March 1, 2012
Notification: April 20, 2012

Proposals are invited for roundtable discussions, workshops, papers/
posters, applied and artistic contributions, relating, but not limited
to the conference’s main focus. The conference’s official language
will be English.

Providing a specially positioned “Next Generation”-thread, the
conference is very interested, to create a forum for young scholars,
scientists, artists as well as for students, and encourages them to
send in their proposals. Please send abstracts for roundtable
discussions, papers/posters, workshops & proposals for compositions or
other artistic contributions by March 1, 2012.

As keynote presenters we expect Bill Fontana, R. Murray Schafer,
Hildegard Westerkamp et al.

Please note, that our venue is situated not far from Frankfurt airport
in beautiful historic surroundings, providing not only the productive
frame for an interesting conference, but also attractive landscapes,
very good wine, culinary highlights, therefore good conditions for
exchange and conviviality. All this makes, too, a central starting
point for your summerbreak, be it locally, nationally or

We hope to welcome you in summer on our Media Campus Dieburg of
Hochschule Darmstadt.

Sabine Breitsameter

The conference is supported by the “Understanding Canada”-programme/
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the
Embassy of Canada Berlin, in collaboration with Darmstädter
Ferienkurse/Darmstadt Summercourse, Cork Institute of Technology/
School of Music, Ireland and endorsed by the World Forum for Acoustic

Project Direction:
Sabine Breitsameter
Professor for Sound and Media Culture
Media Arts and Sciences
Claudia Soeller-Eckert
Professor for Basics of Media Design
& Interactive Media Design

Postal address:
Hochschule Darmstadt
Faculty of Media
Haardtring 100
64295 Darmstadt