Project Activities 2021

12-14 January. Eric Petzoldt presents a paper about "Jauk Elmaleh’s Dakka Jazz and the Casablanca jazz scene of the 1950s and 1960s" at the online 2021 BFE/RMA Research Students Conference at the Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge

3 Febuary. Online Series: Sonic Conversations in the Western MediterraneanCynthia Becker: Trans-Saharan Slavery and the Gnawa Guinbri. From Concealment to Exhibition. Lecture and Q&A

12 -14 February. Steve Wilford will present a paper at the Music, Sound and Trauma: Interdisciplinary Perspectives conference, hosted by Indiana University.

15 February. Online Series: Sonic Conversations in the Western MediterraneanScreening of Moroccan produced short films. Curated by Jamal Abdennassar with Q&A

1 March. Online Series: Sonic Conversations in the Western MediterraneanDwight F. Reynolds: Medieval Music Around and Across the Western Mediterranean. Lecture and Q&A

9 March. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz will present the paper “Popular Music in Morocco: A Common Language between Jews and Muslims”, University of Connecticut and International University of Rabat (online)

15-16 March. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz will give a lecture about “La música de la mujer sefardí como vector de transmisión contemporáneo” Congreso sobre la mujer sefardí, at the Cervantes Institute, Bremen, Germany (online)

31 March. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz will host an online panel at the Cambridge Festival 2021 for the launch of her project "Sonic Accompaniment to Birth in the Jewish Sahara".

April 7-9, Vanessa Paloma Elbaz will present at a seminar at Tangier American Legation's Bicentennial Celebration, "Controlling Jewish Voices in World War Two" in Tangier

April 8-11, Vanessa Paloma Elbaz will present a paper at American Comparative Literature Association “Moroccan Jewish Texts of Sonic Territoriality” in the seminar “Between Migration and Diaspora: Formal Meditations on SWANA Narratives of Displacement"

15 April. Online Series: Sonic Conversations in the Western MediterraneanJonathan Glasser: Muslims, Jews, and the Problem of Musical Boundaries in Algeria and France

27 April. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz will give a lecture ”Jewish Music in Northern Morocco and the Building of Sonic Identity boundaries” Bar-Ilan Faculty of Music Colloquium, Israel (online)

30 April. Eric Petzoldt will present his paper ‘La création du dakka jazz afromed de Jauk et le jazz à Casablanca et au Maroc des années 1950 et 1960‘ during the International Jazz Day event ‘Jauk: 60 ans de jazz-fusion et worldmusic du Maroc‘ at the Papers Club in Casablanca.

22 June. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz will talk at the International Forum for Jewish Music Studies about "Judeo-Arabic Saharan women's songs for birth", hosted by UCLA and EZJM Hannover (online)

1-2 July. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz will be presenting at 2021 Biennial Conference of the Royal Musical Association Music & Philosophy Study Group, which will take place at the Strand Campus, King's College London.

 

26-28 November. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz will be presenting at "Archivos digitales, memoria y futuro musical de diversidad” Musicología en Transición, Sociedad Española de Musicología, Universidad de Andalucía, Jaén.