CFP: Joseph Joachim: Identities / Identitäten International bilingual
Date: 3 - 5 April 2020
CFP Deadline: 20 Sep 2019
Location: Musikhochschule Karlsruhe
Am Schloss Gottesaue 7, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Katharina Uhde, Michael Uhde, Mirjam Boggasch
Presentation Format: individual papers of 30 minutes, followed by 15
minutes Q & A
1) History, Nationalism, Race, and Identity Politics (Jewish identity, two
"fatherlands" (Hungary/Germany), legacy in Hungary and Germany, etc.)
2) Joachim as a Composer (genres, performance histories of his own works,
aesthetics, politics, intersections between performing and composing, etc.)
3) Performance and Interpretation
(Joachim as a violinist, violist, conductor, quartet member, virtuoso,
celebrity, improviser; the intersections between performing and composing,
Joachim's musical identity through interaction with, and in relation to
4) Joachim, Institutions, and Institutional Politics
(Joachim as a pedagogue and as an institutional and public figure, etc.)
5) Joachim in his Relationships, Family, and Circle (Amalie Joachim geb.
Schneeweiss; Gisela von Arnim; Joachim in the context of his families in
Austria, England, Germany, Hungary; his relationships, correspondence and
network, including Mendelssohn, Clara and Robert Schumann, Liszt, Brahms,
Wagner, the von Arnims, von Bülow, Max Bruch, the Herzogenbergs, Philipp
Abstracts should not exceed 300 words. Proposals should be submitted in the
form of a Microsoft Word attachment which includes the name, contact
details, and institutional affiliation (if any), and a short biographical
note of no more than 150 words. The conference languages are German and
Please submit abstracts to katharina[dot]uhde[at]valpo[dot]edu by 5pm CT by
Friday, 20 September 2019.
Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their submission by Friday,
25 October 2019.
Sponsored by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, this is a small conference.
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