Soundtracks: Music, Tourism and Travel

Extended Call for Papers for the Soundtracks: Music, Tourism and Travel conference

Additional abstracts that address the following themes are welcomed:

·     Musical memory – the role of music in narratives of touristic experience

·     Fans, pilgrimage and performances – motivations, behaviours and meanings

·     The tourist’s involvement in preserving and creating musical traditions

·     Managing tourists at musical sites

·     Musical imaginaries – representing places, peoples and pasts in music

·     Dance tourism and embodied practices

·     Designing ambience – mobilising music in touristic spaces

·     Music festivals as opportunities for tourist encounters

·     Inspirations – travelling musicians

·     Music as intangible heritage – touring through traditions

·     Challenging musical traditions – tourist ‘noise’

Please submit a 300 word abstract including title and full contact details as an electronic file to You may submit your abstract as soon as possible but no later than 6th February 2012.

For more details on this conference including a list of accepted abstracts, keynotes, registration etc, please visit the conference’s blog:

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