International symposium “Sounds, Songs, and Politics”

Basic Info

August 29, 2019 at 09:00 to August 31, 2019 at 13:00
16, Gosposka Street, Ljubljana

Organizer: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Musicology , Cultural and ethnomusicological society Folk Slovenija, Imago Sloveniae, ZRC SAZU, Institute of Culture and Memory Studies , ZRC SAZU, Institute of Ethnomusicology


The international symposium titled “Sounds, Songs, and Politics” will take place from 29th to 31th August 2019 in Ljubljana. The symposium is part pf the annual international street festival “Nights in the Old Ljubljana Town”.

We invite you to join us. This year, the thematic focuses are:

1. Lingual intertwinings in songs as expression of coexistence and conflicts

2. Music, politics, and affect

3. Music and transcultural identifications