Events

10 Nov 2016. IV UskoMus Symposium: Music and Islam, Helsinki, Finland.

International guest speakers: Jonas Otterbeck (Lund University) and Ayhan Erol (Dokuz Eylül University). Other speakers include Idriss El-Thalji (Fadlansson), John Millar (Aalto University) and Mikko Viitamäki (University of Helsinki). Music by Nefes.

More details here.

In collaboration with City of Helsinki Cultural Centre StoaEtnosoi! Festival and Global Music CentreMusic Archive JAPA and the Finnish Society for Ethnomusicology.


7 Dec 2015. III UskoMus Symposium: Music and Multiculturalism, Helsinki, Finland.

International guest speaker: Tom Solomon (University of Bergen). Other speakers include Lari Aaltonen (Cultural Co-operative Uulu), Giacomo Bottà (University of Helsinki), Thomas Hilder (University of Bergen), Alexis Kallio (Sibelius Academy), Esa Lilja (University of Helsinki), Laura Miettinen (Sibelius Academy), Menard Mponda (FESTafrika), Clara Petrozzi (University of Helsinki) and Elina Seye (Global Music Centre).

III UskoMus Symposium programme + abstracts (pdf).

In collaboration with Music Archive JAPA.


28–30 July 2015. Fandom and Religion, Leicester, UK.

Main organiser: University of Leicester. Guest speakers: Matt HillsKathryn LoftonJohn MaltbyChris PartridgeJohn Lydon and Eric Mazur.


7 May 2015. II UskoMus Symposium: Music and Nationalism, Helsinki, Finland.

International guest speaker: Hans Weisethaunet (University of Oslo). Local guests include Olli Heikkinen (Sibelius Academy), Meri Herrala (University of Helsinki), Merja Hottinen (Music Finland), Harri Kuusisaari (Rondo magazine), Raine Ampuja (former director of the Guards Band) and Janne Mäkelä (former director of JAPA).

In collaboration with Music Archive JAPA and the Finnish Doctoral Programme of Music Studies.


28–29 August 2014. Holy Crap! Intersections of the Popular and the Sacred in Youth Cultures, 28–29 August 2014, Helsinki, Finland.

Main organiser: Finnish Youth Research Society & Network. International guest speakers: Matt Hills (Aberystwyth University), Clive Marsh (University of Leicester) and Carolyn Marvin (University of Pennsylvania).


2–3 December 2010. I UskoMus Symposium: Music and Transcendence, Turku, Finland.

International guest speakers: Thomas Bossius (University of Gothenburg), Keith Kahn-Harris (Birkbeck College), Annemette Kirkegaard (University of Copenhagen). Local guest speakers and panelists: Lari AaltonenDeniz BedretdinYrjö HeinonenHarri KekäläinenLama Tulku Dakpa RinpocheMarjaana VirtanenJenni Urponen.

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