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Themes KISMIF Conference 2018

The conference convenors welcome abstracts pertaining to the following topics, taking into account the KISMIF 2018 themesgender, differences, identities and its relations with DIY cultures:

  •  The role/importance of gendered spaces/places/territories in underground music scenes and DIY cultures at the local, translocal and virtual level.
  • Gender, migrations, diasporas, refugees and artistic and musical movements.
  • Cities, space and contemporary countercultural resistance, social and artistic practices.
  • Music scenes, new actors, new equalities: gender, queer, LGBT.
  • New artistic and musical productions and intermediations in favor of spatial justice and gender equality.
  • The role of gender in local, translocal and virtual mechanisms of production, intermediation and musical consumption.
  • Developments in social theory around the gendered art worlds, musical fields, artistic fields, local/translocal/virtual music scenes.
  • Gender, memory, historicity, genealogy and diachrony of music/artistic scenes.
  • Subcultures, post-subcultures, tribes, neo-tribes and gender.
  • Heritage, retromania and local/translocal/virtual DIY archives.
  • Theoretical and methodological challenges/dilemmas in the research of artistic differences.
  • Urban micro-economies, DIY careers and gender: alternative forms of musical, artistic and cultural entrepreneurship.
  • Pedagogies and interventions based on artistic/musical DIY and social justice.
  • Music scenes and (sub)cultures, ageing, ethnicity and development.
  • City and aesthetics: musical and artistic styles and aesthetic transformations.
  • Urban spaces and new dynamics of social inclusion through music and underground artistic practices and DIY.
  • Spaces, places and the festivalization of culture, music, underground and DIY practices.
  • Ethnicities, creative, musical and artistic roots and hybridity.
  • Post-colonialism, transglobal artistic and musical scenes and citizenship.



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