Welcome to the Conference Music, Research, and Activism

The conference Music, Research, and Activism brings together researchers and practitioners engaged in activism and knowledge production around music. The aim is to explore the wide spectrum of music research that is committed to social and environmental justice, anti-oppression, and social change, and to discuss opportunities for combining academic work with activism. The conference will welcome presentations about activism in music and music research as an activist practice, for a plurivocal discussion about the challenges of music scholarship in the age of social and ecological crises.

Please, remember the following important dates (Note: UTC+2 hours):

  • Abstract submission deadline: October 15 2022
  • Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: December 16 2022
  • Conference program published: TBA
  • Registration for all participants will be available from early 2023
  • Conference Dates: May 10–12, 2023, University of Helsinki, Finland