International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

2012 Program - 3rd Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Applied Ethnomusicology


3rd Symposium of the Study Group APPLIED ETHNOMUSICOLOGY

Hosted by the Cyprus Musicological Society

NICOSIA, CYPRUS, 18-22 April 2012


Wednesday, 18/4:


18.00-19.00 Registration, UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA, CINE STUDIO

19.00 Opening ceremony, CINE STUDIO

-Panikos GIORGOUDES, Chair, Cyprus Musicological Society
-Maria HADJIPAVLOU, Chair, Department of Social and Political Science, University of Cyprus
-Nicos PERISTIANIS, President of the Council, University of Nicosia
-Official Representative of the Minister of Education and Culture

Opening remarks: Klisala HARRISON, Chair, Study Group on Applied Ethnomusicology, ICTM

Opening address: Svanibor PETTAN, Secretary General, ICTM: ICTM and Applied ethnomusicology: Challenges and perspectives

19.45 Cultural event - Cyprus traditional dances: “MERSINI” Dance & Music Group from the Paphos district

20.30 Cocktail dinner

Thursday, 19/4:


9.30-11.00 Session 1, Conflict, mediation, reconciliation UNESCO AMPHITHEATRE
Sarah ROSS (Switzerland) and Britta SWEERS (Switzerland): The ethnomusicologist as cultural-political mediator: Applied work with migrants in Switzerland
Ray CASSERLY (Ireland): Divided peoples, shared traditions?
Inna NARODITSKAYA (USA): Music of rebels, from Red Square to Tahrir, from Chechens to home in Washington

Coffee break

11.30-13.00 Session 2, Social activism UNESCO AMPHITHEATRE
Carolyn LANDAU (UK): Researching Muslim musicking in London: Reflecting on the challenges of applied ethnomusicology
Pamela COSTES ONISHI (Singapore): Dynamics in the formation of arts interests groups in Singapore local communities

12.30-14.30 Lunch

14.30-16.00 Session 3, Social activism UNESCO AMPHITHEATRE
Klisala HARRISON (Finland/Canada): Applied ethnomusicology as an evaluative research method
Samuel ARAUJO (Brazil): Amidst walls, wired fences and armored cars; The sound heritage of post-industrial society
Jonathan P. J. STOCK (Ireland): Human research ethics systems and the institutionalization of applied ethnomusicology

16.30-18.00 Session 4, Talking circles UNESCO AMPHITHEATRE
The practices and challenges of applied ethnomusicology in relation to institutions I
Chairs: Britta SWEERS and Klisala HARRISON

18.00-19.00 Musical Event CINE STUDIO
-Traditional folk and art music from Asia Minor and the greater area of the Mediterranean: “KARSI” Music Group
-Cyprus music and songs: “OI LAS” Traditional Music Group

Friday, 20/4:

9.00-10.30 Session 5, Music and disability UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA, UNESCO AMPHITHEATRE
Perminus MATIURE (Zimbabwe/South Africa): My lost sight, my street, my music (Film presentation)
Paola BARZAN (Italy): Let’s sing with him! A music therapy project in a junior high school class
Bernhard BLEIBINGER (South Africa): Cut fingers, university management and traditional music: Disabilities and responses in the context of a music program

Coffee break

11.00-12.00 Session 6, General assembly (business meeting) of the Study Group on Applied Ethnomusicology UNESCO AMPHITHEATRE
Chairs: Klisala HARRISON and Britta SWEERS

12.00 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.30 Session 7, Conflict, mediation, reconciliation UNESCO AMPHITHEATRE
Leila QASHU (Canada): Singing to resolve conflict and bring retribution and justice: Ateetee, a musical vernacular dispute resolution process in Ethiopia
Kai ABERG (Finland): “All the Gypsy lads, raise their knives”; A historical and cultural meanings of boasting (quarrelling) songs of the Finnish Roma(Kaale)
Anthea SKINNER (Australia): “You’ve got to know when to blow and when to suck”: Changes in Australian military band policy and culture after World War II
Mike HAJIMICHAEL (Cyprus): Living with the Green Line – collaborative processes and production hierarchies in making music for peace in Cyprus

16.00-17.30 Session 8, Talking circles UNESCO AMPHITHEATRE
The practices and challenges of applied ethnomusicology in relation to institutions II
Chair, Africa discussion group: Bernhard BLEIBINGER
Chair, Australasia discussion group: Aaron CORN
Chair, North America discussion group: Leila QASHU
Chair, Northern and Western Europe discussion group: Jonathan STOCK
Chair, Southern and Eastern Europe discussion group: Paola BARZAN

Saturday, 21/4:

9.00-10.30 Session 9, Social activism UNESCO AMPHITHEATRE
Dimitris PAPANIKOLAOU (Greece): The world in crisis; social activism with music: absence of intention and desultory “artivism”
Andreas TSIARTAS (Germany/Cyprus): Music and rite between oral traditions and virtual realities
Jonathan NCOZANA (South Africa): Generating a mindset of communal responsibility; marimba workshops in Hogsback and Alice, South Africa

Coffee break

11.00-13.00 Session 10, Conflict, mediation, reconciliation UNESCO AMPHITHEATRE
Panel: Music as a tool in the Cyprus conflict resolution
Chair: Panikos GIORGOUDES
5. Engul ATAMERT

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30-16.30 Session 11, Social activism UNESCO AMPHITHEATRE
Aaron CORN (Australia): Applying ceremonial structures to academic discourses: Exploring Australia’s annual Symposium on Indigenous Music and Dance as an intercultural nexus for shaping new discursive modalities
Marija DUMNIC (Serbia): Urgent ethnomusicology in Serbia: Phonoarchive of the Institute of Musicology of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Sally TRELOYN (Australia) and Andrea EMBERLY (Canada): Educating who? Redressing inequities in and out of the classroom through Indigenous community-based arts education in northwest Australia
Sofia WEISSENEGGER (Austria): Presentation of the School Project “With all Senses”

17.00-18.30 Session 12, Talking circles and final discussion

21.00 Rebetiko music with “NEOREBETES” Group: Hilton Park Hotel

Sunday, 22/4:


Tours and Excursions

Program Committee:
Klisala Harrison, Chair (Finland/Canada),
Samuel Araújo (Brazil),
Britta Sweers (Switzerland),
Patricia Opondo (South Africa),
Panikos Giorgoudes (Cyprus),
Aaron Corn (Australia),
Hanna Väätäinen (Finland),
Tan Sooi Beng (Malaysia)

Local Organizing Committee:
Panikos Giorgoudes, Chair,
University of Nicosia: Andry Protopapa, Emilios Solomou,
University of Cyprus: Maria Hadjipavlou,
Cyprus Musicological Society: Kalipso Apergi, Anthoula Hadjiantoni, Christos Christoforou, Maria Hambi