International Council for Traditional Music

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

11th Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Music and Minorities Uppsala, Sweden, 25 – 30 October 2021

11th Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Music and Minorities

Uppsala, Sweden, 25 – 30 October 2021

 

Symposium Address:
Institution för Språk och Folkminnen
(Institute for Language and Folklore)
Von Kraemersallé 21, Uppsala
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Svenskt visarkiv (Centre for Swedish Folk Music and Jazz Research) will be the primary institution organizing the symposium. Founded in Stockholm in 1951, Svenskt visarkiv, is a public institution involved in collecting, preserving, researching and publishing in the fields of instrumental and vocal traditional music as well as older popular songs and Swedish jazz. Svenskt visarkiv is one of five institutions forming Musikverket (the Swedish Performing Arts Agency).

The three collaborating institutions, all based in Uppsala, will be The Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy for Swedish Folk Culture,  Institutet  för  språk  och  folkminnen,  ISOF (Institute for Language and Folklore) and the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology at Uppsala University. Institutet för språk och folkminnen is a governmental agency researching folk traditions and minority languages in Sweden whereas the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology specializes in understanding new ethnicities, modes of urbanism and multiculturalism.

The symposium will be held at Uppsala Arkivcentrum (the Institute for Language and Folklore), von Kraemers allé 21, 752 37 Uppsala, Sweden.

Local Arrangements Committee 

Charlotte Hyltén-Cavallius, Sverker Hyltén-Cavallius, Mischa van Kan, Dan Lundberg (Chair), Oscar Pripp, and Gunnar Ternhag.

Programme Committee 

Cassandre Balosso-Bardin, Dan Lundberg, Svanibor Pettan (Chair), Adelaida Reyes, Hande Sağlam, and Jasmina Talam.