Theater spaces for music in 18th century Europe

Country: Portugal

City: Queluz

Abstr. due: 01.04.2017

Dates: 30.06.17 — 02.07.17

Area Of Sciences: Arts; Cultural science;

Organizing comittee e-mail:

Organizers: Centro de Estudos Musicais Setecentistas de Portugal


DS-CEMSP is organizing from June 30th through July 2nd 2017 an International Conference at the National Palace of Queluz (Portugal) dedicated to the Theater spaces for the music in 18th century Europe.
The conference aims to promote a multidisciplinary dialogue around the specificity and the heterogeneity of spaces for opera during the 18th century, calling for the participation of researchers of various areas related to this subject.
Cases concerning the dense network of court and public theaters (including the ephemeral ones), the multiple aspects of theater presentations in different architectonic spaces, the contexts and the occasions of social life and representativity, will be admitted.

Scholars are invited to submit individual proposals with the maximum length of 20 minutes per paper. Session proposals will be accepted as well: a maximum of three or four papers will be taken into consideration, and the session should not exceed 1h30.

Official languages of the conference are Portuguese, Italian, English and Spanish.

Abstracts in Word format (.doc), should not exceed 300 words. Please enclose in the same file brief curriculum vitae of 150 words max. Please provide your name and surname, postal address, e-mail and telephone number, as well as you institutional affiliation.

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