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Ilmari Krohn founded the Finnish Musicological Society in 1911. To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Finnish music scholarship, a celebration symposium will be held in Helsinki in March 2011. The event will be jointly organized by the Finnish Musicological Society, Finnish Ethnomusicological Society and University of Helsinki, Sibelius-Academy, and Finnish Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Music Research.

Call for papers: 100th Anniversary Celebration Symposium

Symposium topics include:

These topics, which reflect the dominant part of the Finnish music scholarship, reveal the diversity, idiosyncrasy, interdisciplinarity and international nature of the field in Finland. The topic areas will be featured by means of dedicated thematic sessions, keynote speakers and panel discussions.

The aim of the event is to bring the experts of separate branches of music scholarship together and foster discussion about the future directions and the possible societal impact of music scholarship in future.

Submissions are invited for spoken papers. 300-word abstract submission should be sent to conference secretary Eija Honkanen. The deadline for abstracts is 31st of November, 2010. Submissions will be evaluated by celebration committee and section organizers. Notification of acceptance will be made by December 20th.

Programme schedule

More information conference secretary
Anna-Elena Pääkkölä, annaelena.paakkola(et)gmail.com

Celebration committee:
Eero Tarasti, University of Helsinki
Tuomas Eerola, Finnish Musicological Society
Pirkko Moisala, Finnish Ethnomusicological Society
Tuire Ranta-Meyer, Finnish Musicological Society
Tanja Tiekso, University of Helsinki
Irma Vierimaa, University of Helsinki