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Myths and truths in Music from the Antiquity to the Present

Légendes et vérités dans les musiques du Proche-Orient

NEMO-Online No. 3 : Call for papers

Appel à contributions pour NEMO-Online N° 3

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Published on Wednesday, February 05, 2014 by Rémi Boivin

Summary

Myths and legends always have had their purpose in the building-up of history and of its truisms such as with magical powers of the lyre and others. The Orient is particularly rich with such events even reaching the domain of theory, and often leading to astonishing blunders.

Announcement

Argument

Research groups CERMAA, ICONEA and PLM are seeking papers for the third issue of NEMO. The theme will be about ‘Myths and truths in Music from the Antiquity to the Present.’ (Mesopotamia, Asia, Egypt, Africa, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, the Occident and beyond.)

Myths and legends always have had their purpose in the building-up of history and of its truisms such as with magical powers of the lyre and others. The Orient is particularly rich with such events even reaching the domain of theory, and often leading to astonishing blunders.

Principal themes:

  • Myths and musical instruments
  • Deities in music
  • Truth within myth
  • Obnubilation and historical lucidity
  • Methodological Epistemology of the myth in textual expression
  • Others

Submission guidelines

Contributions are welcome in English, German, French and Arabic. Documents will be sent by email as *.doc or *.rtf compatible as well as in *.pdf. Papers may not exceed 30 pages with an average of 1800 characters per page including inter spaces

Papers to be sent both to Richard Dumbrill and Amine Beyhom and should follow the editorial layout.

Deadlines: proposals by May 2014 and finalized paper by July 2014.

For further details www.nemo-online.org

Academic board

  • Cem Behar (İstanbul Sehir Üniversitesi – Turkey)
  • Amine Beyhom (CERMAA research group – FOREDOFICO ; Lebanon)
  • Frédéric Billiet (PLM research group – Université Paris-Sorbonne ; France)
  • Philippe Brunet (Université de Rouen ; France)
  • Jérôme Cler (PLM research group – Université Paris-Sorbonne ; France)
  • Laurent Cugny (OMF research group – Université Paris-Sorbonne ; France)
  • Richard Dumbrill (ICONEA, Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London ; Great-Britain)
  • Jean During (CNRS ; France)
  • Ricardo Eichmann (ISGMA, International Study Group on Music Archeology ; Berlin – Germany)
  • Bruno de Florence (ICONEA, Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London ; Great-Britain)
  • Scott Marcus (University of California – Santa Barbara ; USA) ; UCSB’s Center for Middle East Studies
  • Paul Mattar (CERMAA research group, IESAV – St-Joseph University ; Lebanon)
  • Nicolas Meeùs (PLM research group – Université Paris-Sorbonne ; France)
  • François Picard (PLM research group – Université Paris-Sorbonne ; France)

Editorial Board

  • Richard Dumbrill
  • Rosy Azar Beyhom
  • Amine Beyhom

Editor in Chief

  • Amine Beyhom

Date(s)

  • Thursday, May 01, 2014

Keywords

  • musicologie, ethnomusicologie, musiques, légendes, vérités, mythes, divinités, Proche-Orient, Mésopotamie, Asie, Moyen-Orient, Égypte, Afrique, Grèce, Rome, Byzance, l’Occident, instruments de musique, aveuglement et lucidité historiques

Contact(s)

  • Rosy Azar Beyhom
    courriel : rosyazar [at] hotmail [dot] com

Information source

  • Rosy Azar Beyhom
    courriel : rosyazar [at] hotmail [dot] com

To cite this announcement

« Myths and truths in Music from the Antiquity to the Present », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, February 05, 2014, https://calenda.org/275382

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