Presentations

 

2023

Tang, Kai. "Engineering the Minorities: Intangible Cultural Heritage Preservation and Transformations of Folk Music in 21st Century Mainland China" at the 12th Symposium of the ICTMD Study Group on Music and Minorities, University of Kelaniya, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 2023.

Hemetek, Ursula. "MMRC. Music and Minorities Research Center" at the 12th Symposium of the ICTMD Study Group on Music and Minorities, University of Kelaniya, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 2023.

Ocaña Guzmán, María del Mar. “Negotiating sounding and moving boundaries in between belonging/s and stereotype/s through the experiences and performances of queer musicians and dancers from Syria in Austria and Germany” at the 16th ICTMD Austria symposium, University of Vienna, December 2023.

Christidis, Ioannis. “Echoes of the 2011 Syrian uprising in Europe – Music and political belonging among Syrian forced migrants in Greece and Austria,” at the Conference: Music, Migration, Belonging/s in 21st-Century Europe, mdw, November 2023. [Link]

Hemetek, Ursula. Opening of the Conference "Music, Migration, Belonging/s in 21st Century Europe" at mdw, November 2023 (on behalf of Anja Brunner).

Hemetek, Ursula. Introduction and Moderation of the MMRC Lecture 2023, November 2023.

Tang, Kai. "Ethnomusicological Study of Minorities in China",  Seminarraum des Instituts für Volksmusikforschung und Ethnomusikologie, mdw, November 2023.

Tang, Kai. "Musical Rebellion as a Means of Social Control: Rethinking the Rise of Chinese Rock." Paper presentation at the Society for Ethnomusicology's 68th Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada. October 2023.

Hemetek, Ursula, Isabel Frey, Benjy Fox-Rosen and Kai Tang. "Ethnomusicology in the crossfire: navigating political conflict in ethnomusicological minority research." Panel at the 38th European Seminar in Ethnomusicology (ESEM) in Palermo, September 2023.

Hemetek, Ursula. Contribution to Roundtable discussion: "Interdisciplinary Ties? isaScience 2013-2023". isaScience Reichenau/Rax, August 2023.

Ocaña Guzmán, María del Mar. "How does ‘heritage’ sound? Researching sound-archives logics, materialities, and violence(s).” Paper presentation at the 47th ICTM World Conference, July 2023.

Frey, Isabel. "The afterlife of Yiddish folksong and the materiality of the Yiddish voice." Paper presentation at the 47th ICTM World Conference, July 2023.

Tang, Kai. "Musical Rebellion as a Means of Social Control: Centrally Regulated Music Industry and the Rise of Mainland Chinese Rock." Paper presentation at the 47th ICTM World Conference, July 2023.

Christidis, Ioannis. "Remembrance, Inter-Community Solidarity and Active Citizenship – Syrian Politically Charged Music in Europe." Paper presentation at the 47th ICTM World Conference, July 2023.

Hemetek, Ursula. Commentary on the presentation "Romani Musicians and the Holocaust" by Anna G. Piotrowska, organised by Vienna Wiesenthal Institute, May 2023.

Hemetek, Ursula. Contribution to "Internationaler Tag der Roma – Podiumsdiskussion." Panel discussion organized by Verein Voice of Diversity at Progy & Bess, Vienna, Austria, April 2023.

 

2022

Sharif, Malik. "Koautorschaft als inter- und transdisziplinäre Praxis: Anspruch und Wirklichkeit im Kontext der Ethnomusikologie." Paper presented at the Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung in Berlin, Germany, September 2022.

Tang, Kai. "Conducting Ethnomusicological Research with Minorities in Mainland China, 2011-2021." Invited lecture at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, November 2022.

Frey, Isabel and Benjy Fox-Rosen. "Challenging the Theater of Memory: Yiddish Song beyond Kitsch and Stereotype." Paper presented at the 2022 Joint Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society, Society for Ethnomusicology, and Society for Music Theory in New Orleans, USA, November 2022.

Hemetek, Ursula, Ioannis Christidis and Marko Kölbl. Roundtable: "Participatory Research in Ethnomusicological Refugee Studies. Critical Inquiries." at the XXXVII European Seminar in Ethnomusicology in Graz, Austria, September 2022. [Link]

Sharif, Malik. "Joint Authorship in Ethnomusicology as Inter- and Transdisciplinary Practice." Paper presented at the XXXVII European Seminar in Ethnomusicology in Graz, Austria, September 2022. [Link]

Brunner, Anja and Cornelia Gruber. "Centering Migrant’s Knowledge Production in Collaborative Research – Towards A Reverse Ethnomusicology?" Paper presented at the XXXVII European Seminar in Ethnomusicology in Graz, Austria, September 2022. [Link]

Christidis, Ioannis. "Digital Media, Mobile Technologies, and Music among Syrian Refugees in Thessaloniki, Greece, 2016." Paper presented at the 21st Quinquennial Congress of the IMS (International Musicological Society), Athens, Greece, August 2022. [Link]

Hemetek, Ursula and Jasemin Khaleli (Co-chairs). "Minority Studies and the Category of Class: Insights From Vienna." Panel at the 46th ICTM World Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, and online, July 2022.  [Link]

Christidis, Ioannis. "Syrian Dabke in Vienna – Examining the Relationship between Popular Music and Social Class among Syrian Migrants in Vienna." Paper presented at the 46th ICTM World Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, and online, July 2022. [Link]

Brunner, Anja. "Syrian Musicians in Vienna: The Complexity of Class in Urban Musical Life." Paper presented at the 46th ICTM World Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, and online, July 2022. [Link]

Khaleli, Jasemin. "Sounding Out a Classed Field: Municipal Housing in Vienna." Paper presented at the 46th ICTM World Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, and online, July 2022. [Link]

Sharif, Malik and Barbara Boisits. "Guido Adler and Comparative Musicology." Paper presented at the 46th ICTM World Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, and online, July 2022. [Link]

Hemetek, Ursula. "Research on Music and Minorities in Ethnomusicology: History, Theories, Methods and Socio-political aspects." Guest lecture at an inter-university PhD seminar in Rio de Janeiro at the invitation of Samuel Araujo, online, July 2022.

Hemetek, Ursula. "Musik und Minderheiten als Forschungsfeld der Ethnomusikologie." Paper presented at the colloquium "Forschungsfragen in der Musikwissenschaft 2021/22" of the Musicology Department at the University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar & Friedrich Schiller University Jena, online, January 2022.

 

2021

Khaleli, Jasemin. "Queering the urban politics of transformation? Lisbon’s Techno-Spaces between Precarization and Empowerment." Paper presented at the Sounds of Tourism Symposium at CIUL in Lisbon, November 2021. [Link]

Christidis, Ioannis. "Musical Performances of Forced Migrants from Syria as a Participatory Experience for Performing Citizenship on the Thresholds of Europe." Paper presented at the ICTM Study Group Symposium Music and Minorities in Uppsala, Sweden, and online, October 2021. [Link]

Hemetek, Ursula and Marko Kölbl. "On Definitions and Guiding Principles in Ethnomusicological Minority Research (inspired by Adelaida Reyes)." Panel at the ICTM Study Group Symposium Music and Minorities in Uppsala, Sweden, and online, October 2021. [Link]

Khaleli, Jasemin and Ursula Hemetek. "Klingender Gemeindebau. Erfahrungen aus einem gegenwärtigen Forschungsprojekt im Anton-Figl-Hof." Paper presented at the seminar "Forschungswerkstatt" at FH Campus Wien (Walther Hohenbalken and Madlen Neugebauer), October 2021.

Brunner, Anja. "Musicology and its Colonial Heritage: A Plea for the Decolonisation of our Discipline." Paper presented at the conference "Narrating Musicology: The History of Musicology" at the University of Bern, Switzerland, and online, September 2021. [Link]

Christidis, Ioannis. "Singing in the Face of Disaster: Music-making by Refugees as Act of Resistance Against their Forced Confinement in Degrading EU-sponsored Camps in Greece." Paper presented at the International Online Conference "In/visibility of Flight" of the Refugee Outreach and Research Network (ROR-n), online, June 2021. [Link]

Brunner, Anja. "Women Musicians from Syria in Europe: Agency, Intersectionality, and Networks." Paper presented at the International Conference "Female Leadership in Music", online, June 2021. [Link]

Christidis, Ioannis. "Challenging Europeanity: Syrian Refugees, Musical Acts of Citizenship and Cosmopolitanism from Below." Paper presented at Symposium Transkulturalität 2021 "Contesting Border Regimes – Sounds and Images", online, May 2021. [Link]

Brunner, Anja. "Contesting (Musical) Boundaries: Women Musicians from Syria in Austria and Germany." Paper presented at Symposium Transkulturalität 2021 "Contesting Border Regimes – Sounds and Images", online, May 2021. [Link]

 

2020

Christidis, Ioannis. "Singing and Dancing for Freedom of Movement - Resisting Forced Confinement in 'Hotspot' Camps in Thessaloniki, Greece 2016." Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Austrian Association for Exile Research, öge: Internment Camps, online, December 2020. [Link]

Hemetek, Ursula. "Research on Music and Minorities in Ethnomusicology: History, Theories, Methods and Socio-political Aspects." Paper presented at the Online Music Seminar Series of the School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music at Dublin City University, online, December 2020.

Christidis, Ioannis. "Musical Performances of Forced Migrants from Syria as a Participatory Experience for performing citizenship on the thresholds of Europe." Paper presented at the 13. Jahrestagung des Österreichischen Nationalkomitees im ICTM 2020, online, November 2020. [Link]

Hemetek, Ursula. Presentation of the project "Klingender Gemeindebau" at the Research Salon of WTZ Ost: "Wohnraum in der Stadt. Aspekte von Politik, Gesellschaft, Ökonomie und Technik", online, November 2020. [Link]

Christidis, Ioannis. "Presentation of the Project: Music in the Experience of Forced Migration from Syria to the European Borderland." Paper presented in the Roundtable "Minorities Emerging. Towards Ethnomusicological Refugee Studies" at the International SEM Conference 2020, online, October 2020. [Link]

Hemetek, Ursula. Moderation of the Roundtable: "Minorities Emerging. Towards Ethnomusicological Refugee Studies" at the International SEM Conference 2020, online, October 2020. [Link]

Hemetek, Ursula. "Music and Minorities Research Center MMRC (Wittgensteinprojekt)." Paper presented at the Summer Academy of Österreichisches Volksliedwerk: "Volkskultur als Dialog. Migrationen und Ortswechsel. Kultur als Gepäck.", Gmunden, Austria, August 2020. [Link]