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YOUNG MUSICOLOGY PRAGUE: Czech and European Avant-garde Music of the Early 20th Century


We are glad to announce that the international conference


Czech and European Avant-garde Music of the Early 20th Century,


will be held from 5th to 8th September 2016 in the premises of its organizer: Department of Music History, Institute of Ethnology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, p.r.i., which are located on 9th Pushkin Square in Prague.

The conference is primarily intended for PhD students and, generally, for early-career musicologists. The conference will deal with music and musical culture of the late 19th and early 20th century (ca 1890–1939), with a special focus on Central-European, Bohemical and Moravical aspects of the issue. We welcome contributions from all disciplines of musicology and also contributions of interdisciplinary character. The conference language is English.

The good news is that there is no conference fee to be paid. The conference will include (free of charge) excursions to the city’s main musicological institutions, a concert of the rare chamber works of Czech interwar music, keynote lectures, and a wine reception.

We would like to ask you to send your obligatory application as a Word attachment to
Miloš Zapletal (m.zapletal1987@gmail.comno later than 30th July 2016. The application should include the proposals of 250–300 words for spoken papers of 20 minutes and also the following: title, author, affiliation(s), email address for contact, and the information about whether you want us to book your accommodation in student dormitories (338–375 CZK/night, i.e. ca 12 €/night), and if so, than for how many nights. If you have any questions regarding the conference, please feel free to send your queries to the above mentioned email address.

Czekamy na Was w Pradze!

Miloš Zapletal



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