Christine Roth presented her research in a collaborative session with Prof. Thomas Schmidt at a conference in Heidelberg entitled “Tradition und Traditionsverhalten: Literaturwissenschaftliche und kulturhistorische Perspektiven”, organised by the Heidelberg graduate school “Was ist Tradition?”. The conference took place on 4 and 5 October. For further details, see → www.uni-heidelberg.de.
An important aim of the → HERA Early Career Researchers event in Smolenice (Slovakia, 23-26 September 2018) was to facilitate interdisciplinary conversations around Uses of the Past. For that purpose, each participant designed a poster on his or her individual research project. All posters were evaluated by a jury composed of the organizers of the event. Manon Louviot won the prize for best poster together with an award of € 200.In addition, she was invited, together with post-doctoral researcher Grażyna Baranowska of the → MELA project, to present the outcomes of the ECR event to the HERA board in November 2018. Click on the poster to magnify it.
Antonio Chemotti, Bartłomiej Gembicki and Manon Louviot attended the Early Career Researcher (ECR) event organised by HERA, which took place 23-26 September 2018 at Smolenice Castle in Slovakia.
Members of Associate Partner Soundspace/Spacesound (composition class of Professor Michal Rataj, Prague Academy of Performing Arts) presented SoundMe-related new works on 3 October 2018 in Prague.
Being an affiliated member of the Zentrum für Kulturwissenschaftliche Forschung Lübeck (ZKFL), Christine Roth presented her research on the uses of the past in Northern German Lutheran music of the 16th and early 17th centuries at the ZKFL during the Long Night of Museums Lübeck on 25 and 26 August 2018. The programme can be found → here.
The broadcast of the concert of the Utrecht conference in May, recorded by the Concertzender (Netherlands), is online. Click here to listen. (Link opens in new tab.)
Christine Roth is spending six weeks at the Herzog August Library in Wolfenbüttel, in the first instalment of a three-month extension of her earlier research fellowship awarded her by the world-famous cultural repository in Wolfenbüttel. At the moment she continues research on Lutheran music collections and investigates the notion of the past in the 16th and early 17th century by studying historiographical treatises of the time. She is also working on several chapters of her PhD thesis.
Antonio Chemotti presented his SoundMe project at → Musik vor 1600, a research colloquium convened by Prof. Dr. Christiane Wiesenfeldt (Institut für Musikwissenschaft Weimar-Jena) and Prof. Dr. Klaus Pietschmann (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz). The lecture took place in Weimar on 29 June.
Antonio Chemotti present his SoundMe research at the University of Regensburg, in a seminar convened by Prof. Dr. Katelijne Schiltz. Chemotti will deliver a paper about musical past and regionalism in early modern Silesia. The lecture took place on 12 June in Regensburg.
On 8 June 2018 the Associate Partner of the project, the ensemble of improvised music Bastarda, gave a concert in Grudziądz. The musicians presented contemporary re-interpretations of selected compositions by Petrus Wilhelmi de Grudencz. Before the concert Paweł Gancarczyk introduced the listeners to the story of this composer, and explained the various ways in which the music of the past functions in contemporary culture.