International conference “Musical Identities and European Perspective: an Interdisciplinary Approach” on the subject of intercultural dialogue between European and Serbian musical culture and history, is organized by Department of Musicology of the Faculty of Music, University of Arts in Belgrade. The conference welcomes scholars from all around Europe and from diverse field of humanities, musicology and interdisciplinary studies for vigorous dialogue and exchange on subjects related to musical identities and European perspective.

International conference “Musical Identities and European Perspective: an Interdisciplinary Approach” is one of the main deliverables of the module – collective monograph on the dialogue between Serbian and European musical history in English language.

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Conference Programme

International Conference of the Department of Musicology
Faculty of Music, University of Arts in Belgrade


ERASMUS + Jean Monnet Module
Wednesday, October 12, Faculty of Music, Great Hall (Kralja Milana 50)

10.00-10.15 Joint conference opening and welcome

Zoran Erić, Rector of the University of Arts in Belgrade
Ivana Perković, Vice Dean for Research and International Relations, Faculty of Music

For the “Transpositions: Music/Image” conference please click on the link

Keynote lecture – Franco Fabbri
Influence, Imitation, and the Reshaping of Identities in European Popular music

11.00-12.30 SESSION 1
Chair: Rūta Stanevičiūtė

Mirjana Veselinović-Hofman
The Facets of the Decline of Avant-Garde Exclusivity as the Cause of Specific Stylistic Connotations of the Musical Avant-Garde Today

Marija Masnikosa
Types of Transtextuality in the Selected Works of Serbian Musical Postmodernism

Lina Navickaitė-Martinelli
Defining Identity: In Quest of ‘Lithuanianness’ in Piano Performance Art

12.30-13.00 Coffee break

13.00-14.30: SESSION 2
Chair: Paulo F. de Castro

Tijana Popović Mlađenović
The Musical Text and the Ontology of the Musical Work

Malgorzata Janicka-Slysz
Karol Szymanowski and his Concept of Polish Music. Contexts and Resonance

Dragana Stojanović-Novičić
A Short Correspondence Between Edgard Varèse and John Cage: Around, About and Above the Organized Sound

14.30-16.00 Lunch break

16.00-17.30: SESSION 3
Chair: Franco Fabbri

Vesna Mikić
Rock me Lane moje – European Identifications of Transitory Yugoslav/West Balkans’ Identities at the Eurovision Song Contest

Saskia Jaszoltowski
Memory, Spectacle, and the Image of Songs

Kaire Maimets
The Estonian Singing Revolution: Musematic Insights

17.30-18.00 Coffee break

18.00-19.30: SESSION 4
Chair: Mirjana Veselinović-Hofman

Rūta Stanevičiūtė
The Velvet Curtain. European Identities and Lithuanian Musical Imagination in the Post-Communist Era

Paulo F. de Castro
Portugal From ‘Good Other’ to ‘Ideal Self’: Images of Russian Otherness in France and the Iberian Peninsula at the Turn of the 20th Century

Ivana Perković  
Ambiguity, Mimicry and War: Alla Turca in Contredanse K 535 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

20.30 Cocktail & Dance Workshop