CALL FOR SCIENTIFIC AND ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTIONS for International Conference, “The Global Composition” July 25-28, 2012 in Darmstadt
We are looking forward to your artistic, scholarly or scientific proposals for our event:
The Global Composition
Conference on Sound, Media and the Environment
Darmstadt/Media Campus Dieburg (Hochschule Darmstadt), July 25-28, 2012
Deadline for submission:
March 1, March 30, 2012
Notification: April 20, 2012
Proposals are invited for roundtable discussions, workshops, papers/posters, applied and artistic contributions, relating, but not limited to the conferenceâ€™s main focus. The conferenceâ€™s official language will be English.
Providing a specially positioned â€œNext Generationâ€-thread, the conference is very interested, to create a forum for young scholars, scientists, artists as well as for students, and encourages them to send in their proposals. Please send abstracts for roundtable discussions, papers/posters, workshops & proposals for compositions or other artistic contributions by
March 1, March 30, 2012.
As keynote presenters we expect Bill Fontana, R. Murray Schafer, Hildegard Westerkamp et al.
Please note, that our venue is situated not far from Frankfurt airport in beautiful historic surroundings, providing not only the productive frame for an interesting conference, but also attractive landscapes, very good wine, culinary highlights, therefore good conditions for exchange and conviviality. All this makes, too, a central starting point for your summerbreak, be it locally, nationally or internationally.
We hope to welcome you in summer on our Media Campus Dieburg of Hochschule Darmstadt.
The conference is supported by the â€œUnderstanding Canadaâ€-programme/Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the Embassy of Canada Berlin, in collaboration with DarmstÃ¤dter Ferienkurse/Darmstadt Summercourse, Cork Institute of Technology/School of Music, Ireland and endorsed by the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology.
Professor for Sound and Media Culture
Media Arts and Sciences
Professor for Basics of Media Design
& Interactive Media Design
Faculty of Media