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SASRIM facilitates and encourages dialogue and collaboration between all researchers in music in South Africa.

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Encouraging historically disadvantaged South African researchers who are currently underrepresented in academia to participate in the activities and opportunities.

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The annually accredited journal of the Society. SAMUS (South African Music Studies) is the leading music journal for the publication of high quality research on music in South Africa.

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Conference registration is now open! To register online, go to the “Conferences” then “Register” tab on our website (link in bio)

Conference registration is now open! To register online, go to the “Conferences” then “Register” tab on our website (link in bio) ...

SASRIM’s 18th Annual Conference: 26 to 28 July 2024, hosted by @wits_music @wits__university @witsschoolofarts and @blackoperaresearchnetwork . Registration to open soon.

SASRIM’s 18th Annual Conference: 26 to 28 July 2024, hosted by @wits_music @wits__university @witsschoolofarts and @blackoperaresearchnetwork . Registration to open soon. ...

SASRIM 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2024

INVITATION AND CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

The South African Society for Research in Music (@sasrimmusic ) invites contributions for its 2024 conference, co-hosted by the Wits Department of Music @wits_music and the Black Opera Research Network @blackoperaresearchnetwork . We envisage a hybrid event that will allow both in-person and online presentations. SASRIM welcomes contributions on a wide range of topics in music research, including those that explore disciplinary intersections, and the convergences and divergences between performance and/as research.

Proposals must be submitted through Google Forms by no later than 8 March 2024. No late submissions will be considered. [edit: please note that the deadline for submission of proposals has been extended to 15 March 2024]

Queries may be sent to abstracts@sasrim.ac.za. The programme committee expects to contact all applicants with a final decision by 8 April 2024.

For more info, follow the link in our bio.

SASRIM 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2024

INVITATION AND CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

The South African Society for Research in Music (@sasrimmusic ) invites contributions for its 2024 conference, co-hosted by the Wits Department of Music @wits_music and the Black Opera Research Network @blackoperaresearchnetwork . We envisage a hybrid event that will allow both in-person and online presentations. SASRIM welcomes contributions on a wide range of topics in music research, including those that explore disciplinary intersections, and the convergences and divergences between performance and/as research.

Proposals must be submitted through Google Forms by no later than 8 March 2024. No late submissions will be considered. [edit: please note that the deadline for submission of proposals has been extended to 15 March 2024]

Queries may be sent to abstracts@sasrim.ac.za. The programme committee expects to contact all applicants with a final decision by 8 April 2024.

For more info, follow the link in our bio.
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Some highlights from the SASRIM 17th Annual Conference, hosted by @chr_uwc . Thank you to everyone who attended for making it yet another successful conference!

Some highlights from the SASRIM 17th Annual Conference, hosted by @chr_uwc . Thank you to everyone who attended for making it yet another successful conference! ...

We are looking for a new Secretary!
 
The South African Society for Research in Music (SASRIM) is seeking nominations to fill the position of Secretary in our Executive Committee. You can nominate yourself or someone else, provided they are willing to accept the nomination. Nominations can be drawn from the postgraduate student community, performers, composers, creatives, researchers, educators, or anyone wanting to serve the broader music studies and creative music/sound arts community in South Africa. 
 
Application deadline: 25 June
 
Follow the link in our bio for the nomination requirements and procedure. We look forward to receiving your nominations!

We are looking for a new Secretary!

The South African Society for Research in Music (SASRIM) is seeking nominations to fill the position of Secretary in our Executive Committee. You can nominate yourself or someone else, provided they are willing to accept the nomination. Nominations can be drawn from the postgraduate student community, performers, composers, creatives, researchers, educators, or anyone wanting to serve the broader music studies and creative music/sound arts community in South Africa.

Application deadline: 25 June

Follow the link in our bio for the nomination requirements and procedure. We look forward to receiving your nominations!
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EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR EMERGING MUSIC PRODUCERS
 
@sasrimmusic is hosting a music production workshop alongside our annual conference later this year, hosted by the @chr_uwc at @uwconline from 25-27 August. During this exclusive workshop, emerging producers will have the opportunity to sharpen their music production skills under the guidance of renowned musician, composer and producer, @shanecoopersounds . There are only a few spaces left for participation in this fantastic opportunity, so get your applications in right away! Applicants may also apply for a bursary to support their attendance.
 
Application deadline: 15 June
 
Follow the link in our bio for the application procedure. We look forward to receiving your application!

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR EMERGING MUSIC PRODUCERS
 
@sasrimmusic is hosting a music production workshop alongside our annual conference later this year, hosted by the @chr_uwc at @uwconline from 25-27 August. During this exclusive workshop, emerging producers will have the opportunity to sharpen their music production skills under the guidance of renowned musician, composer and producer, @shanecoopersounds . There are only a few spaces left for participation in this fantastic opportunity, so get your applications in right away! Applicants may also apply for a bursary to support their attendance.
 
Application deadline: 15 June
 
Follow the link in our bio for the application procedure. We look forward to receiving your application!
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SASRIM 17th Annual Conference / Centre for Humanities Research @chr_uwc / University of the Western Cape @uwconline / 25 to 27 August 2023 

This year, the conference keynote will be delivered by Alexander Weheliye, who is the Malcom S. Forbes Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University.

SASRIM 17th Annual Conference / Centre for Humanities Research @chr_uwc / University of the Western Cape @uwconline / 25 to 27 August 2023

This year, the conference keynote will be delivered by Alexander Weheliye, who is the Malcom S. Forbes Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University.
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We’re looking forward to our 16th annual SASRIM Conference next week! 

Make sure to register on our website (link in bio)

We’re looking forward to our 16th annual SASRIM Conference next week!

Make sure to register on our website (link in bio)
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This year’s conference will be taking place at Rhodes University in Makhanda from 25 to 27 August 2022. Link in bio for more information. Please note the deadline for submissions has been extended to 22 April 2022.

This year’s conference will be taking place at Rhodes University in Makhanda from 25 to 27 August 2022. Link in bio for more information. Please note the deadline for submissions has been extended to 22 April 2022. ...

Conference registration is now open! Please visit our website to do so (link in bio). The event will be online on 23 and 24 September. The Keynote Address by Professor George E. Lewis will still be presented on 22 September at 18h00.

Conference registration is now open! Please visit our website to do so (link in bio). The event will be online on 23 and 24 September. The Keynote Address by Professor George E. Lewis will still be presented on 22 September at 18h00. ...

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