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Sonic Research PhD Conference in Berlin

PhD Conference at Sound Studies and Sonic Arts will be held in collaboration with the University of the Arts Berlin, from May 31 to June 1, 2019.
PhD Conference in Berlin

The conference Sonic Research in Academia and the Arts, will take place from May 31- June1, 2019 at the department of Sound Studies and Sonic Arts at the University of the Arts Berlin. Three cooperating universities – the department of Sound in New Media at the Aalto University Helsinki, the Department of Finnish Language and Culture Research at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu, and the department of Sound Studies and Sonic Arts at the UdK Berlin, all offering PhD opportunities in the area of Sound Studies, invite students, alumni and anyone interested in the Sonic Arts, Sound in New Media, Soundscape Research, and Sonic Research to delve deeper into the wide range of research topics of this still very young discipline and to develop ideas how to foster the exchange of PhD expertise between these three universities.
 

Program:

31st of May 

10:00         Opening: Volker Straebel, Sabine Sanio

10:30         Antti Ikonen: Designing Sounds for a Children's Hospital

11:30         Coffee break 

11:45         Bernhard Rietbrock: The Music of Alvin Lucier

12:45         Lunch break 

14:15        Sonja Heyer: The Art of Duration. Towards a new understanding of Sublimity
                for contemporary music.

15:15        Ida Havukainen, Positions of the body in singing teaching

16:15         Coffee break

16:45        Panel: Sound Studies, Sonic Arts and perspectives of aesthetic research with
                  Harri Laakso, Antti Ikonen, Jacob Eriksen, Volker Straebel and Sabine Sanio 

18:00        Reception 

1st of June

10:00        Heta Kaisto: Siren and the Imperfect Songs of Disaster 

11:00        Coffee break 

11:30       Jacob Eriksen: Sounding the Posthuman Attitude - a historico-aesthetical
                 analysis of onto-epistemological perspectives in contemporary sonic arts 

12:30        Lunch break

14:00       Gabriel Santander: Heterosemiosis and Intermedial Aspects in Peter
                 Ablinger's Voices and Piano Cycle

15:00        Coffee break

15:30       Panel: Sound Studies, Sonic Arts and perspectives of international
                 transdisciplinary cooperation with Harri Laakso, Noora Vikman, Bernhard
                 Rietbrock, Volker Straebel and Sabine Sanio 

17:00        End of the conference

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