New Conference on the Transatlantic Circulation of Knowledge

After the a very successful series of conferences and publications on the circulation of music and ideas across the Atlantic, including Celebrating Flamenco’s Tangled Roots: The Body Questions (2022); “Natives, Africans, Roma, and Europeans: Transatlantic Rhythms in Music, Song, and Dance” (published in Música Oral del Sur 2020); “Spaniards, Indians, Africans and Gypsies: The Global Reach of the Fandango in Music, Song, and Dance” (also in Música Oral del Sur 2015); Transatlantic Malagueñas and Zapateados in Music, Song and Dance: Spaniards, Natives, Africans, Roma (2019); and The Global Reach of the Fandango in Music, Song and Dance: Spaniards, Indians, Africans and Gypsies (2017), now the Societat Catalana de Musicologia has issued a call for papers.

Music, Migration, and the Exchange of Knowledge

Spain – North America – Latin America

A bicontinental symposium at the Institut d’Estudis Catalans, Barcelona, 28–29 November 2024, and at the Barry S. Brook Center for Music Research and Documentation, CUNY, Graduate Center, New York, 22–23 April 2025

Convenors & Coordination:
Tina Frühauf (The CUNY Graduate Center, New York / RILM)
Andrea Puentes-Blanco (IMF-CSIC, Barcelona & Societat Catalana de Musicologia)

Barcelona symposium: November 28–29, 2024
New York symposium: April 22–23, 2025

Abstracts should be sent through this form by 15 March 2024 in English or Spanish. Participants must indicate whether they want to participate in the Barcelona symposium in 2024 or in the New York symposium in 2025. For individual papers: abstracts of c. 350 words; for panels: abstracts of c. 300 words of the proposal as a whole and c. 200 words on the contribution of each participant. Applicants will be notified by 1 June 2024.

For more information visit the symposium website: