The School of Society and Culture at the University of Plymouth is delighted to host the BFE/RMA Research Students’ Conference from 6th to 8th January 2022.
Welcome from Byron Dueck, Chair of the BFE
The British Forum for Ethnomusicology (BFE) aims to advance the study of musical life in its full richness and diversity. We provide a forum for engaging in debate and sharing the findings of research through our many conferences and study days and through the publication of our journal Ethnomusicology Forum, in association with Routledge. We offer awards to recognise outstanding scholarship, including the BFE Book Prize and grants and prizes for student members.
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This year, the BFE will be hosting our own two-day Autumn Conference (12th-13th November 2021, online via Zoom)
The BFE Committee is delighted to announce that Dunya Habash (University of Cambridge) has been awarded the 2021 BFE Student Prize for her paper ‘“Do Like You Did in Aleppo”: Negotiat
The British Forum for Ethnomusicology seeks nominations for election for an open position on the BFE Committee.
We offer huge congratulations to BFE Member Ross Cole, whose new monograph has just been published!
Dear BFE Members,
We are inviting all members of the BFE to vote on the list of proposed sub-topics below, which will form the basis of the conference’s Call for Papers. We invite you to indicate up to four preferred options from this list:
The family of ethnomusicologist Peter Cooke, who passed away on 28th December 2020, have very kindly shared an online link for BFE members to virtually attend Peter's funeral:
It gives us great pleasure to announce that two fieldwork grants have been awarded for the 2020 BFE Fieldwork Grants scheme. Hearty congratulations are due to Yara Salahiddeen and Dunya Habash, who are the 2020 grant recipients.
We are delighted to announce that a total of four fieldwork grants have been awarded for the 2019 BFE Fieldwork Grant Awards scheme. We offer huge congratulations to Graihagh Cordwell, Alice Rose, Chrysi Kyratsou and Jaana Serres, who are the 2019 grant recipients.