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RILM at IAML in Stellenbosch, 2024

15 June 2024

RILM will participate at this year’s meeting of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML) in Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 23 to 28 June 2024.

On Thursday, 27 June, at 2:00 pm local time, RILM’s Executive Director Tina Frühauf will chair the RILM general information session titled “Africa in Focus”. Tina will be joined by Patricia Achieng Opondo (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa) and Suzanne Strauss (University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa) as speakers on the panel.   

RILM’s Commission Mixte will convene on Tuesday, 25 June, at 2:00 pm local time. 

On Wednesday, 26 June, at 11:00 am, Tina will chair the RILM Business Meeting for National Committees. That evening, RILM will host a reception for IAML attendees (open to all conference attendees, RSVP required).

Please feel free to find Tina and ask questions, provide feedback, or just say hello. You can find more details on this exciting event on the conference website, which also includes a link to a PDF with the preliminary conference schedule.

RILM at the ICTMD PASEA Symposium in Iloilo, 2024

10 June 2024

RILM will participate in this year’s meeting of the International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance (ICTMD) Performing Arts of Southeast Asia Study Group (Study Group-PASEA). The meeting will take place from 20 to 26 June 2024 in the city of Iloilo in the Philippines.

On Tuesday, 25 June at 2pm local time, RILM Editor for Southeast Asia Russ Skelchy will present a paper entitled “Locating the Ethnomusicological Field through Digital National Research Repository Systems” as part of the panel Archive and Modernities.

On the following day, 26 June 2024, Russ will address the PASEA business meeting to introduce RILM and its resources for Southeast Asian researchers and performers.

Please feel free to find Russ after his presentations to chat, ask questions, or give feedback. Also, be sure to stop by the RILM booth at the symposium to learn more about all of RILM’s resources. You can find out more on the conference website, which includes a preliminary schedule.

Looking forward to seeing you in Iloilo!

Webinar: Investigando prácticas musicales en América Latina: Tendencias y recursos bibliográficos desde la base de datos de RILM (Researching musical practices in Latin America: Trends and bibliographic resources from the RILM database)

06 June 2024

On 6 June 2024 at 11am EDT, RILM Editor Beatriz Goubert will host a webinar in Spanish, sponsored by EBSCO América Latina y España, focusing on how changes in research centers and university programs are impacting publications on music and dance practices in Latin America. RILM has enhanced its coverage of publications in the region and expanded its offering of full-text articles to address this challenge. This presentation explores the transformations in music research trends in Latin America.