International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Submissions to the 44th ICTM World Conference are now open

You are cordially invited to submit a proposal to present at the 44th ICTM World Conference. The conference will take place at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick (Limerick, Ireland) from 13 to 19 July 2017. During the conference, the 70th anniversary of the Council will be celebrated.

Abstracts can be submitted for individual papers, organised panels, film/video sessions, and roundtables. The deadline for submissions is 30 September 2016. To learn more about the guidelines for submissions and to submit your proposal, please visit this webpage

Looking forward to seeing you in Limerick!

Mohd Anis Md Nor (Programme Committee Co-Chair)
Stephen Wild (Programme Committee Co-Chair)
Catherine Foley (LAC Co-Chair)
Colin Quigley (LAC Co-Chair)​
Svanibor Pettan (Secretary General)