Summer semester 2018

Lecture series on transculturality

Lectures - Artistic Contributions - Discussions
Dates: Wednesdays 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Campus of the University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna
3, Anton-Von-Webern-Platz 1
The events are open to the public with free admission.


 7 March 2018

Language and Power

Lecture (in German): Johannes Köck
The (Im)possibility of Mixing: the Tension of Transcultural Ways of Speaking and Normative Specifications in the Migration Society
Artistic contribution: der sprechchor
Choosing Words Finding Languages.
Commentary and moderation: Therese Kaufmann (mdw)

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 11. April 2018


Migrating Music

Lecture: Kristin McGee, popular music scholar

Berlin’s Electronic Jazz Scene: The Case of Jazzanova
Artistic contribution: Harald Huber with students of the Department of Popular Music & Trio Sa.Ha.Ra feat. Basma Jabr
Clash Concerty
Commentary and moderation: Rosa Reitsamer (mdw)
 9 May 2018


Sound and Knowledge

Lecture (in German): Johannes Ismaiel-Wendt, musicologist/music sociologist
Presentation of the book Post_PRESETS. Kultur, Wissen und populäre MusikmachDinge

Artistic contribution: Johannes Ismaiel-Wendt
Soundlecture tracks’n’treks. Delinking AfricC
Commentary and moderation: Melanie Unseld (mdw)


 6 June 2018


Refugees: The Purpose of Music Making

Lecture: Evrim Hikmet Öğüt, ethnomusicologist
Emergent Publics: Musical Practices of Syrian Migrants in Istanbul

Artistic contribution: Salah Ammo (vocals, bouzouk) and Peter Gabis (percussion, hang, overtone singing)
Two Musicians, Multiple cultures
Commentary and moderation: Thomas Stegemann (mdw)