Music Research Colloquia

2021 - 22 events

The Leeds Music Research Colloquia take place on Thursdays, 1.00–2.00pm, via Zoom. All are welcome.

Links to access the Colloquia will be posted to the website before each session, and in future email reminders. Alternatively, all events can be accessed through this zoom link at their scheduled time.

Semester 2

Thursday 17 March

Professor Laudan Nooshin – Affective Listening, Sonic Intimacy, and the Power of Quiet Voices in Rakhshan Banietemad’s The May Lady (1998)
(City, University of London)

Thursday 3 March

(Rescheduled until later this year – please check back at a later date for more information) 

Dr Christina Scharff – Inequalities in the classical music profession: Changes and continuities
(Kings College London)

Semester 1 

Thursday 18 November

Dr Matthew D. Morrison Ph.D, – Blacksound and Popular Music in the U.S. and UK
(New York University)

Thursday 3 November 

Dr Dave Ireland – Hallowe'en Special: ‘The Music Shouldn’t Acknowledge Any of the Jokes’: Audio-visual Incongruence and the Functions of Music in Contemporary Dark Comedy Films
(School of Music, University of Leeds)

Thursday 21 October 

Dr Richard Williams – Salacious Songs: khemṭā dance and participatory printed media in nineteenth-century north India
(SOAS University of London)

Thursday 7 October 

Dr George Kennaway – Moral Lives, Sentimental Stories, and Berufsbiographien: Biographies of Instrumentalists in the Long Nineteenth Century
(Huddersfield University Centre for Performance Research; School of Music, University of Leeds)