Appel de conférences pour le premier colloque du IMS Study Group « Global History of Music », « Music in the Pacific World. Change and Exchange Through Sound and Memory », Graduate Institute of Musicology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 15-17 octobre 2021.
« The year 2021 marks half a millennium since the Pacific Ocean entered a new era of global exchange, involving people from all parts of the globe, including sailors, slaves, merchants, and missionaries. The world’s largest ocean, the Pacific is home to diverse cultures within its many islands and along its borders with continents; the performing arts and their associated epistemological systems underwent immense transformations as societies came into contact with representatives of cultures they had not previously known, and as travel and trade intensified over large distances. Music and dance in their manifold forms of expression played important roles in articulating local identities and resisting colonialism or embracing change. Individual musicians and inanimate musical objects became liminal agents in negotiating the symbolic representations of the Pacific far from their geographical origins. Although the name of the ocean has been intended since 1520 to denote peace and fine weather, war and conflict often entered into this narrative. »
Date limite de soumission : 15 février 2021.
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