Registration is now open for this year's online Annual Conference of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology, 8-11 April 2021, being hosted by the School of Music and Performing Arts at Bath Spa University, on the theme of Music, Culture and Nature.
The British Forum for Ethnomusicology (BFE) seeks to form an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Working Group to advise the BFE Committee on improving all aspects of the BFE’s governance, sustaining interaction with the membership, and maintaining safe spaces for scholarly engagement on topi
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.
Registration for the 2020 BFE One-day Conference is now open!
The committee for the upcoming BFE-RMA Research Students’ Conference to be held at the Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge (12–14 January 2021), have decided to extend the deadline for call for proposals given the continued uncertainty around the pandemic.
We are pleased to announce that the 2020 BFE One-day Conference will take place online on Saturday 7th November 2020, and will be hosted by the University of Lincoln.
We are thrilled to announce that the 2020 BFE Book Prize is awarded to Benjamin Tausig for his 2019 book Bangkok is Ringing: Sound, Protest, and Constraint (New York: OUP).