Department of Music

Music colloquia and conferences

The Department of Music regularly hosts colloquia and conferences which offer students and members of the public the chance to hear academics from the department, as well as visiting scholars.




Spring term 2019

All colloquia start at 4pm and take place in the Arts Centre Lecture Theatre.

All are welcome and there is no need to book. 

Tuesday 7 February:
Pierpaolo Polzonetti, musicologist, University of Califonia
NB: Start time 4:30pm

Tuesday 5 March: 
Laudan Nooshin, musicologist, City, University of London

Pete Furniss, performer and researcher, Goldsmiths, University of London

Tuesday 19 March:
Christopher Dingle, musicologist, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Philip Thomas, performer and researcher, University of Huddersfield

Download the spring term colloquia poster 

Autumn 2018 seminars

Tuesday 16 October: Wolfgang Marx, musicologist, University College Dublin

Tuesday 30 October: Laurence Crane, composer, Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Tuesday 6 November: Thomas Schmidt, musicologist, University of Huddersfield

Tuesday 13 November: Kate Moore, freelance composer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Download the autumn colloquia poster



The Exotic Kitsch Conservatorium c. 1968



Upcoming conferences will be notified here.


Other events


The department also runs a variety of other events, including lunchtime and evening concerts. For more information see our news and events page.



Department of Music

The University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts Centre
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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