Grieg forskerskole i interdisiplinære musikkstudier


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GRS Online Spring Course 2020

Societal challenges and the Arts: Critique, Impacts and sustainability in/of interdisciplinary music studies

ONLINE SEMINAR: We are delighted to announce that the GRS Spring Course will be taking place as an online seminar from Tuesday 16th June to Thursday 18th June 2020.

Ole Bull Academy
Ole Bull Academy


GRS Spring Course Update 28.04.2020

The GRS Spring Course will be taking place as an online seminar from Tuesday 16th June to Thursday 18th June 2020.

Together with a combination of the keynote and candidate presentations the Seminar will include a range of collaborative educational online solutions to create a learning environment in which the original aims of the seminar will be met as well as an exploration of educational processes within an social-online and physically-distanced environment.

We would like to encourage the submission of abstracts for presentations/demonstrations by PhD candidates and qualified researchers to make a relevant, valuable and useful experience of research development and education.

The submission deadline for abstracts has been extended to the 15th May 2020

We are honored to announce the confirmed keynote speakers:

  • Professor Kari Holdhus, Music Education
    Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
  • Professor Anne Haugland Balsnes, Musicology, Music Performance
    University of Agder
  • Dr Aileen Dillane, PhD, Musicology and Ethnomusicology
    Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, Ireland
  • Berit Opheim, Music Performance and Folk Music
    Ole Bull Academy and University of Bergen
  • Dr Ronald Kibirige, Music and Dance Studies, Ethnochoreology
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim and Makerere University – Kampala, Uganda

GRS Founding Members’ Keypanel: Tiri Bergesen Schei (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences), Magne Espeland (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences), Brynjulf Stige (University of Bergen), Frode Thorsen (University of Bergen

ECTS Credits

Ph.D. candidates can still gain 3 or 5 ECTS credit points for participation in this course and have the option of presenting on the main theme of the course OR on their own research project. These presentations will receive feedback from senior researchers and peers.