The Musikwissenschaftliches Institut, Hochschule für Musik und Theater
München, welcomes proposals for the international symposium

*Jewish Music in South Germany—History, Exile, Continuance*

to be held on Friday and Saturday, 12‒13 July 2019

at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München

The two-day symposium “Jewish Music in South Germany—History, Exile,
Continuance” concerns itself with the music of Jews who called South
Germany their home, from the earliest times to the very present. Indeed,
there was and is continuance: Although the shoah marked a severe rupture of
civilization and in history, after World War II thousands of Jews assembled
in Displaced Persons camps in Bavaria and new communities formed as well.
Today Jewish music is heard on German soil in various and ever-expanding

We are inviting papers in German and English that address the multi-faceted
topics related to Jewish music in South Germany drawing upon the
methodologies of ethnomusicology, historical musicology, music theory,
cultural studies, and anthropology. We particularly welcome Jewish studies
scholars. Encouraging a variety of topics, we hope to inspire twenty-minute
presentations leaning on the following larger subject categories:

   - The Early Modern Period
   - Religious Practices
   - Secular Practices
   - Responses to Nazism
   - Exile
   - Displaced Persons Camps
   - The Postwar Era

Please submit a title with an abstract of 300 words maximum, and include
contact information (address, affiliation, and e-mail).

Proposals may be submitted by email before 1 February 2019 to:

Dr. Tina Frühauf & Prof. Dr. Claus Bockmaier
Hochschule für Musik und Theater München
Musikwissenschaftliches Institut
Arcisstraße 12
D-80333 München
symposiumHMTM2019 -at-


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