Welcome to CIM08!
The Conference_on_Interdisciplinary_Musicology is a forum for constructive interaction among all musically and musicologically relevant disciplines, including acoustics, aesthetics, anthropology, archeology, art history and theory, biology, composition, computing, cultural studies, education, ethnology, history, linguistics, literary studies, mathematics, medicine, music theory and analysis, perception, performance, philosophy, physiology, prehistory, psychoacoustics, psychology, semiotics, sociology, statistics, and therapy. CIM especially promotes collaborations between sciences and humanities, between theory and practice, as well as interdisciplinary combinations that are new, unusual, creative, or otherwise especially promising.
The first Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM04) was held in Graz/Austria, 15-18 April 2004. CIM04 was open to all musical research questions; it was hosted by the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) and the Department of Musicology, University of Graz and endorsed by 24 participating societies. The second Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM05) was held in Montreal/Canada, 10-12 March 2005. CIM05 focussed on the theme of timbre, and was hosted by the Observatoire international de la création musicale (OICM) and the Faculty of Music of the University of Montréal. The third Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM07) was held in Tallin/Estonia,
|The fourth Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology (CIM08) will take place in Thessaloniki/Greece from 2-6 July 2008. The theme of CIM08 is musical structure from the viewpoint of all musically and musicologically relevant disciplines. CIM08 will be hosted by the Department of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and presented in collaboration with the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM), the International Musicological Society (IMS), and the European Seminar in Ethnomusicology (ESEM).|
CIM08 is co-directed by:
Emilios Cambouropoulos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computational Musicology, Department of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Costas Tsougras, Ph.D.
Lecturer of Musical Theory/Analysis; Composer, Department of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Makis Solomos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Contemporary Music (Maître de conférences HDR)
Département de Musique, Université Montpellier 3, France
Richard Parncutt, Ph.D.
Professor of Systematic Musicology, Institut für Musikwissenschaft, Universität Graz, Austria