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.

Arts centre lecture theatre



Spring term 2022

Tuesday 1 February
Dr Mira Benjamin, Goldsmiths, University of London - Pitch in Hand: research narratives in the embodied practice of microtonal music

Tuesday 23 February (online)
Dr Laura Jane Bowler, Guildhall School of Music and Drama - Sounding Climate Emergency

Tuesday 15 March
Dr Hannah Robbins, University of Nottingham - 
Kiss Me, Kate: Locating power, adaptation, and originality in a Broadway musical

Tuesday 5 April
Dr Heather Wiebe, King's College London - Music, Catharsis and Trauma in Postwar Film

All in-person colloquia start at 3:30pm and take place in the Arts Centre Lecture Theatre

Please email Lonán Ó Briain with any enquiries.

Download the seminar poster

The Exotic Kitsch Conservatorium c. 1968


No upcoming conferences found. Check back soon for further updates.


Choir at Albert Hall

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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