From 11 to 14 July, several RILM staff members will be attending the 3rd International Music Forum, chairing sessions and giving papers. Devoted to the theme Approaches to Research on Music and Dance in the Internet Era, the Forum hosts scholars from six major scholarly music societies (ICTM – SEM – IMS – IAML – IASPM – STMC) and this year meets at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. On Thursday, 12 July 2018, Editor Yun Fan and Developer Christopher Antila will participate in the 9:00 morning panel “New Digital Possibilities”. Yun will speak about developments in the RILM music thesaurus and Christopher Antila is a co-presenter on “Musicology and Composition on the Web with nCoda”. In a parallel session titled “Ethnographic Approaches”, Associate Executive Editor Tina Frühauf will give a paper titled “Researching Belly Dance beyond the Dancefloor: Ethnographic Approaches in the Digital Age”. Editor-in-chief Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie will chair the 14:00 session on music manuscripts. In the afternoon Developer Andrew Horwitz will give a paper, titled “Using the RILM Bibliographic Network API in Digital Humanities Research”. On Saturday, 14 July, at 11:00 in the morning, Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie will give a RILM presentation at the round-table discussion “International Music Resources: Navigation Key for Music Scholarship”, chaired by Executive Editor Zdravko Blažeković.
Sunday, June 24, 2018