Appel à communications 6th International Conference on Analytical Studies in World Music

 Sixth International Conference on 
Analytical Approaches to World Music (AAWM 2020)

  REPORTÉ AU 9-12 juin 2021

Musée de l’Homme, Paris, France

The year 2020 marks the tenth anniversary of the AAWM International Biennial Conference series. Exploration of the rich musical heritage of the world continues to receive increasing attention from a broad array of theoretical, cultural, historical, psychological, empirical, informatics, and analytical perspectives. Analytical Approaches to World Music 2020 is the sixth in a series of conferences that bring together scholars to explore the panoply of global musical traditions, both past and present, that lie outside the purview of European Art Music in order to foster interdisciplinary and cross-cultural dialogue and promote new approaches and methods.

The meeting will include three special panel sessions:

      Music and Evolution, in association with the Musée de l’Homme

      Rhythm and Repetition: Cognitive, Cultural, Empirical, and Philosophical Perspectives

      Plenary session in honor of Simha Arom

The meeting will also feature keynote lectures by:

David Huron (The Ohio State University)

Sylvie Le Bomin (Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle)

Conference web site:

Progam Committee Co-Chairs
Chris Stover (University of Oslo, Norway)
Maisie Sum (University of Waterloo, Canada )

Organizing Committee
Áine Heneghan (University of Michigan, USA)
Somangshu Mukherji (University of Michigan, USA)
Lawrence Shuster (Cornell University, USA)

Local Arrangements Committee
Sylvie Le Bomin (Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Musée de l’Homme, Paris, France) 
Susanne Fürniss (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Musée de l’Homme, Paris, France)

Additional Information

For additional information regarding the conference, including venue, transportation, and accommodations, please check the conference website:

Updated information will be posted there as soon as it becomes available. Please direct any questions to

Société française d'ethnomusicologie