International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Search for new Book Reviews Editor of the Yearbook for Traditional Music

The Yearbook for Traditional Music requires a Book Reviews Editor to replace Sydney Hutchinson, who will be stepping down from this position in July 2016. The Book Reviews Editor is responsible for soliciting, coordinating, and editing up to 15 reviews of books for each Yearbook, totalling c. 8000 words. He or she will also coordinate with and oversee the work of the Book Notes Editor. The Book Reviews Editor will further assist in liaising with reviewers to resolve any queries regarding submissions and their preparation for publication. Final reviews are sent to the General Editor by 1 July of each year. 

Applicants for the Book Reviews Editor position should be ICTM members in good standing, and have a demonstrated interest and involvement with ethnomusicological and ethnochoreological publications in English and at least one other language. Experience in editing English is an asset. Institutional support is important for possible postal, email, fax, and telephone expenses.

Anyone wishing to undertake this important service to the ICTM membership should send a statement of interest and CV to the General Editor, Kati Szego ( by 15 March 2016.