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DEGEM News – FWD – [ak-discourse] CfP: Digital Technologies Applied to Music Research

Von: Lepa, Steffen via ak discourse
Datum: Wed, 7 Feb 2024
Betreff: [ak-discourse] CfP: Digital Technologies Applied to Music Research

Digital Technologies Applied to Music Research

Methodologies, Projects and Challenges

International Conference: Call For Papers

27-29 June 2024, School of Social Sciences and Humanities – NOVA University Lisbon

The ongoing digital revolution holds the potential to unveil unforeseen possibilities which could challenge and overturn traditional research methodologies and allow entirely new opportunities for music research.

This conference aims to foster interdisciplinary dialogue between music technology scholars and historical musicologists and to promote scholarly discussions on the applicability and usability of digital technologies to boost music research.

For more information, please consult our website: https://cesem.fcsh.unl.pt/en/2024/01/30/call-papers-digital-technologies-applied-to-music-research-2/


1. Digital technologies that have revolutionized music research

2. Digital archiving of musical heritage

3. Challenges in digital music preservation

4. How digital technologies help make music sources more accessible to researchers and musicians

5. Key challenges in applying digital technologies to music research

6. Ways in which large-scale search and music analysis are reshaping research questions

7. Successful music research projects that utilized digital technologies

8. Music encoding

9. Digital tools for analysing chant and secular monophonic song

10. How the role of digital technologies in music research evolved over time

11. Ways to effectively incorporate digital technologies into historical musicological research

12. How digital technologies enhance, or hinder, the process of music research

13. How digital technologies can benefit the study and preservation of early music

14. Utilizing AI in music analysis

15. Digital ethnomusicology

Keynote Speakers

· Ichiro Fujinaga, McGill University

· Jennifer Bain, Dalhousie University


A selection of papers will be invited for open access publication in a special issue and in a book (venues to be announced). Participants will be asked to submit extended versions of their papers and an ad-hoc scientific committee will monitor the quality and originality of the texts.


Paper and poster proposals should be sent to elsadeluca@fcsh.unl.pt and include the name of the author/s, institutional affiliation, title, abstract (c.400 words for papers, c.200 words for posters) and 3-5 keywords.

Deadline for proposals: 18 February 2024.

Notification of acceptance: 8 March 2024.

Conference: 27-29 June 2024.

Submission of final texts of invited papers for the book and the special issue: 30 September 2024.

Program committee

Elsa De Luca, CESEM-IN2PAST, NOVA University Lisbon (program committee chair)

Claire Arthur, Georgia Institute of Technology

Jorge Calvo, Universidad de Alicante

João Pedro d’Alvarenga, CESEM-IN2PAST, NOVA University Lisbon

Zuelma Paula Miranda Duarte Chaves, CESEM-IN2PAST, NOVA University Lisbon

Manuel Pedro Ferreira, CESEM-IN2PAST, NOVA University Lisbon

Jan Hajic, Charles University Prague

Debra Lacoste, Dalhousie University

David Lewis, University of Oxford eResearch Centre

Alberto Medina de Seiça, CESEM-IN2PAST, NOVA University Lisbon

Stefan Morent, Universität Tübingen

Fabian Moss, Institut für Musikforschung | Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Kathleen Nelson, SCM, University of Sydney

David Rizo Valero, Universidad de Alicante

Santiago Ruiz Torres, Universidad de Salamanca

Mark Saccomano, Hochschule für Musik Detmold / Universität Paderborn

Craig Stuart Sapp, Stanford University, CCARH/PHI

Martha Thomae Elias, CESEM-IN2PAST, NOVA University Lisbon

Konstantinos Vasilakos, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Hana Vlhová-Wörner, Czech Academy of Sciences – University Basel

The conference will be in-person only, with online streaming of the project conference accessible to registered users. The conference will be followed by a workshop (29 June, afternoon) on the automatic analysis of early music.