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SAMUS: Call for Papers

SAMUS: South African Music Studies is inviting papers for Vol. 41. The publication date is 16 December 2021. Submission Deadline: 15 May 2021.

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Applications are invited for the position of Editor of South African Music Studies (SAMUS). SAMUS is the journal of the South African Society for Research in Music (SASRIM). It is an accredited journal that publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles, interviews and reports on South African and other musics, as well as reviews.

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Annual conference update: COVID-19

Annual conference update: COVID-19 Dear Members, We hope you are keeping safe in these uncertain times. Many of you may be wondering whether we will be proceeding with our annual conference this year. At this stage, all...

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Chair’s Address 2018 University of KwaZulu Natal, Howard College Durban 1 September 2018 Three years ago, I had the privilege of attending a keynote address by Professor Chris Ballantine, presented at the South African College...

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SASRIM Newsletter March 2018

Dear Members, A belated happy 2018 to you all – I hope you rested well and arrived back at work refreshed and energised for what will hopefully be a productive and positive year! Arrangements for the 2018 SASRIM conference are...

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SASRIM Newsletter 4 August 2017

Dear Members, There are now just less than four weeks remaining before the SASRIM Annual Congress 2017 kicks off in Potchefstroom! The conference programme is out, and registration is open. As always the conference programme is...

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SASRIM newsletter February 2017

Dear SASRIM members, 2017 is well under way, and I am happy to share some exciting bits of news with you. Planning for the 2017 Annual Congress (Northwest University, 31 August to 2 September) is continuing apace, and I am happy...

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SASRIM Newsletter July 2016

Dear Members, As I sat down to write this (long overdue) letter to you, I realised that time is indeed, as Jennifer Egan claims, a goon, and sometimes it pushes you around: there have been so many positive and exciting...

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SASRIM Newsletter November 2015

Dear SASRIM member, As you know, a new Executive Committee was elected in July 2015 to serve SASRIM’s needs for the next three years. Since the last AGM where these elections took place, the new ExCo has met twice. I am happy to...

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SASRIM Newsletter January 2015

Dear Sasrim member, On behalf of the Sasrim Executive Committee, best wishes to you for 2015! I hope the year will bring continued innovative, quality and critical discussions, not only in your work environment, but also at...

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SASRIM Newsletter January 2014

Dear Sasrim member, On behalf of the Sasrim Executive Committee, warm wishes to you for the New Year! In the coming year we are looking forward to Sasrim’s eighth annual conference to be held at Wits in Johannesburg in...

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SASRIM Newsletter April 2013

Dear Sasrim member, The annual Sasrim Conference will be held from 18-20 July and for the first time it will be hosted by Fort Hare University at their new East-London Campus. This year we are excited to have two renowned...

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SASRIM Newsletter December 2012

Dear Sasrim members, 2012 is drawing to a close and I would like to briefly update you on some of the activities of this year as well as new developments within the Society. The Executive Committee At the 2012 SASRIM Conference...

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SASRIM Newsletter March 2012

Dear SASRIM Members My annual newsletter reaches you later this year than has been the case in the past two years, for which I sincerely apologise. It has been a busy start of year for me, as I am sure it has for all of you. 1....

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SASRIM Newsletter March 2011

Dear SASRIM Members  2011 is already well under way, and no doubt you have long forgotten the summer break and are as busy as I am with the many things that require your attention in your personal and professional lives every...

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SASRIM Newsletter February 2010

Dear SASRIM Members A very happy and prosperous new year to you all. 2010 promises to be an exciting year, not only for soccer fans, but also for those of us who look forward with keen anticipation to the joint SASRIM and IMS...

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