onDemand : 50 Years of Music Sociology in Vienna

50 Years of Music Sociology in Vienna

International Conference with:

Howard S. Becker (independent scholar), Marie Buscatto (Professor of Sociology, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Tia DeNora (Professor of Sociology of Music and Director of Research, University of Exeter), Antoine Hennion (Research director, Center for the Sociology of Innovation, Paris), Christian Kaden (Professor emeritus of Musicology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), Peter J. Martin (Professor of Sociology, University of Manchester), Motti Regev (Professor of Sociology, Open University of Israel), Alfred Smudits (Professor and head of the Institute for Music Sociology)


10:00 Uhr

Opening Speech

Werner Hasitschka Rector of the mdw

Alfred Smudits Head of the Institute for Music Sociology

Trio Frühstück: Caprice (VI) mosaïque (Thomas Wally)
Maria Sawerthal (violin), Sophie Abraham (cello), Clara Frühstück (piano)

10.30 – 12.00 Uhr

Alfred Smudits
Music sociology after massmodernism

13.30 – 15.00 Uhr

Howard S. Becker
Why sociologists who study music should know the basics of musical expression and language: Lessons from ethnomusicology

15.30 – 17.00 Uhr

Christian Kaden
Music sociology in the GDR: Under political dictatorship, despite of political dictatorship

17.30 – 19.00 Uhr

Marie Buscatto
Exploring gender in music... To better grasp musical work


10.00 – 11.30 Uhr

Peter J. Martin
Musicology, sociology and digitisation

12.00 – 13.30 Uhr

Motti Regev
Musical cosmopolitanism, bodies and aesthetic cultures

15.00 – 16.30 Uhr

Antoine Hennion
From mediation to pragmatism: Making sociology sensitive again to the value of things?

17.00 – 18.30 Uhr

Tia DeNora
The unsung work of music sociology?