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The 2nd Biennial Conference of the East Asian Regional Association of the International Musicological Society, 2013 Taipei, jointly held with 2013 Taiwan Musicology Forum

The Graduate Institute of Musicology is proud to host two upcoming musicological conferences which will take place jointly on 18-20 October 2013 in the College of Liberal Arts and Liberal Education Classroom Building (Boya Building): the 2013 Taiwan Musicology Forum and the 2nd Biennial Conference of the East Asian Regional Association of the International Musicological Society, 2013 (IMS-EA 2013). We cordially invite you to participate in this international event.

The conference theme of IMS-EA 2013 is “Musics in the Shifting Global Order,” and the eighty-nine selected presenters hail from Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, the UK, and USA. There will be a total of 27 paper, panel, roundtable, and poster/media sessions, as well as a plenary keynote speech and roundtable convened by the Directorium of the International Musicological Society. This international conference will take place from Friday to Sunday, 18-20 October.

The annual Taiwan Musicology Forum provides an important venue for music scholars and students in Taiwan to disseminate the results of their current research. This year twenty-three presenters will discuss a wide range of topics encompassing the historical, ethnographical, analytical, and pedagogic aspects of music in Taiwan, Asia, and the West. The Forum will be held on Saturday, 19 October.

The two conferences will jointly present a keynote speech, and has invited Professor E. Taylor Atkins of the Department of History, Northern Illinois University, to offer a lecture titled “Let's Call This: A Paradoxical Platform for Transnational Jazz Studies.” Professor Atkins has conducted extensive research on the music of East Asia, and is the author of Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-45 (2010) and Blue Nippon: Authenticating Jazz in Japan (2001).

egistration for the two conferences are separate, and both end on 4 October. IMS-EA 2013 requires registration fee, and delegates can directly participate in the Taiwan Musicology Forum sessions. Please check the respective conference websites for details:
IMS-EA 2013: http://www.gim.ntu.edu.tw/imsea2013.html
2013 Taiwan Musicology Forum: http://2013taiwanmusicology.blogspot.tw/

Conference arrangement: Graduate Institute of Musicology, NTU
Co-organizer: College of Liberal Arts, NTU
Sponsors: National Science Council, Executive Yuan
Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA
Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government

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