9–11 January. Eric Petzoldt will present at the BFE-RMA Research Students Conference at the Open University, Milton Keynes.
16–18 January. Eric Petzoldt will present his paper titled 'Documenting Intercultural Dialogue through Jazz in the Moroccan Press’ at the 2nd Documenting Jazz Conference at Birmingham City University.
7–8 February. 'Homenaje a Macama Jonda: el flamenco como herramienta intercultural'. Matthew Machin-Autenrieth will present a film Showing and concert with Suhail Ensemble and Jalal Chekara at La Peña Flamenca la Plateria in Granada.
9-10 February. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz and Stephen Wilford will present during Yallah: Judeo-Arabic Music Conference Vanessa's paper is entitled 'Sonic Resistance during Nazism: the role of Judeo-Arabic songs in the Maghreb' and Stephen Wilford's presentation and exhibit is entitled 'French Colonial Postcards of Jewish Maghrebi Musicians' at SOAS University of London. This conference is co-convened by Vanessa Paloma Elbaz together with Ilana Webster-Kogen from SOAS.
11 February. André Azoulay, counsellor to H.M.Mohammed VI, King of Morocco, will deliver a lecture at the St John's Divinity School, University of Cambridge entitled "Music instead of politics: the remaining answer to the current challenges of coexistence?"
12 February. Matthew Machin-Autenrieth, Vanessa Paloma Elbaz and Eric Petzoldt will present on their research at the Woolf Institute Music Research Afternoon, with the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies.
13 February. Edwin Seroussi will deliver a guest lecture at the Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge entitled 'Liturgy: An Overlooked Corner of the Moroccan Jewish Musical Map'.
21–22 February. Matthew Machin-Autenrieth will present at the ICTM Ireland annual conference at University College Cork, Ireland. The theme is 'Music, Politics, Power'.
27 February. Eric Petzoldt will present and perform at a conference entitled ‘Jaukadakka Promesses Afromed: Jazz au Maroc et Jazz du Maroc‘, an event hosted by H2/61.26, Armand El Maleh Lemal (alias Jauk) and his group in Casablanca, Morocco.
11 March. Matthew Machin-Autenrieth will present at the Royal Anthropological Institute Research Seminar.
11 June. Matthew Machin-Autenrieth, Steve Wilford and Vanessa Paloma Elbaz will speak at the Cambridge World History Workshop.
24-25 March. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz and Stephen Wilford will present at the Sound/Music/Decoloniality Colloquium at Maynooth University. Their papers are entitled as follows
Stephen Wilford "Whose Bled?: Music, Sound and Public Spaces in (Post)Colonial Algeria"
Vanessa Paloma Elbaz "Jewish rootedness to the Moroccan land: performing sonic territoriality through Post-colonial songs" CANCELLED
2-5 April. Eric Petzoldt will give a performance-lecture on ‘Academic Research of Euro-Med Intercultural Dialogue through Jazz in Present-Day Morocco’ at the MedForum 2020 of the Anna Lindh Foundation for Dialogue between Cultures in Šibenik, Croatia. CANCELLED
27–29 May. The MESG project will host a workshop entitled Musical Afterlives of al-Andalus: Identities and Encounters beyond History, to be held at the Woolf Institute. The workshop will include a keynote delivered by Jonathan Shannon. CANCELLED