Scientific Conferences

International Conferences of the Department of Musicology

International conference “Musical Identities and European Perspective: an Interdisciplinary Approach” on the subject of intercultural dialogue between European and Serbian musical culture and history, organized by Department of Musicology of the Faculty of Music, University of Arts in Belgrade, was held on October 12th 2016. The conference welcomed scholars from all around Europe and from diverse field of humanities, musicology and interdisciplinary studies for vigorous dialogue and exchange on subjects related to musical identities and European perspective. The collective monograph “Musical Identities and European Perspective: an Interdisciplinary Approach“ on the dialogue between Serbian and European musical history, currently in press, will be published in English language by Peter Land Verlag.

Department of Musicology of the Faculty of Music organized and hosted XIII. International conference „Transpositions: Music / Image“ from October 12th to 15th. Guest speakers were Philip Tagg, PhD (Faculté de musique, Université de Montréal; University of Huddersfield, University of Salford), and Albrecht Riethmüller, PhD (Institut für Theaterwissenschaft, Seminar für Musikwissenschaft, Freie Universität, Berlin). Conference Program committee consisted of international members - Antonio Baldassarre, PhD (Switzerland); Siglind Bruhn PhD (USA); Marcel Cobussen, PhD (Netherlands); Albrecht Riethmüller, PhD (Germany) and Philip Tagg, PhD (UK); along with the member from the Department of Musicology – Marija Masnikosa, PhD; Vesna Mikić, PhD; Ivana Perković, PhD; Tijana Popović Mladjenović, PhD; Dragana Stojanović-Novičić, PhD and Mirjana Veselinović-Hofman, PhD.
International Conference of the Department of Ethnomusicology

Study Group on music and dance in Southeastern Europe was founded in 2008 as a part of the biggest and most influential global ethnomusicologist organization – International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM). The Study Group advocates research of music and dance in and about Balkan region and Southeastern Europe, gathering scholars from the region and Europe and USA alike.
The Fourth symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Music and Dance in Southeastern Europe was, for the first time, held in Serbia, with over the fifty researchers from Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia, Romania, Hungary, Spain, USA and other countries taking part in it. The Symposium was organized by the Faculty of Music in Belgrade and Science Centre “Petnica” in Valjevo from September 24th to October the 1st 2014.
International Conference of the Department of Music Theory

In the year in which the Faculty of Music celebrates its 80th anniversary, the 12th International Conference on Music Theory and Analysis will be devoted to the issues of effect and impact of music, and its ability to arouse and move the emotions (soul), intellectual play (mind) and gesture (body) of the recipient (listener, performer, analyst) beyond the pleasure principle. Although the idea of movere, as a rhetorical, psychological, philosophical, and music-theoretical concept is thousands of years old, throughout the intellectual history of music it was being elucidated, examined and comprehended in various ways, and even today it invites theoretical and analytical rethinking.
The Conference will be held from October 13th to 15th 2017 on the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, with the Call for papers in English available here.
International Conference of the Department of Solfeggio and Music Education

The Pedagogical Forum, was established sixteen years ago, by Vera Milankovic, pedagogue, pianist and composer, full professor at the Faculty of Music, University of Arts, Belgrade (Serbia). Since its begining in 1998, the Forum gathers educators involved in teaching various subjects in the field of performing arts (music and drama), both theory and practice. The Forum basic aim is to involve pedagogues who cover the whole line of artistic training – from preschool to university level.
The papers submitted demonstrate different aspects of teaching performing art skills, such as: social, psychological, physiological, cognitive, philosophic and historic, characterized by either theoretic or empiric and practical approach. After each symposium the Faculty of music in Belgrade issues the Conference Proceedings.
So far the Pedagogical Forum has hosted over one hundred speakers., with published Proceedings containing over two hundred and fifty papers.
For more information on the Pedagogical Forum, topics of the previous meetings and the Proceedings please visit Pedagogical Forum website .