13th Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain Conference 2023

The 13th Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain conference will take place at The Open University, Milton Keynes, 28-30 June 2023.  The Programme Committee invites proposals for presentations as follows:

  • Individual papers up to 20 minutes and lecture recitals up to 45 minutes in length (with additional time for questions and discussion)
  • Group presentations (e.g. round table or panel) up to two hours in length
  • Papers and presentations may focus on any aspect relevant to music in Britain, in the long nineteenth century (approximately 1789 to 1914).

Please send proposals to the conference mailbox mncb2023@open.ac.uk, in the following format:

  • Individual Papers: abstract up to 250 words
  • Lecture recitals: abstract up to 250 words; please indicate the length of your session
  • Group Presentation: overall rationale up to 300 words, individual abstracts up to 200 words; please indicate the length of your session

Please include a note of any specialist technical needs (audio visual equipment for powerpoint, sound and video recordings will be provided as standard; a piano will be available for lecture recitals).  The deadline for submissions is Wednesday 1 February 2023.  Notification of acceptance will be issued by 28 February, and a draft conference programme will be published by the end of March.  Conference bookings will open in April 2023.  The conference will be held both in person and online.

Programme Committee:
Dr Rosemary Golding (The Open University)
Dr Helen Barlow (The Open University)
Dr Martin V. Clarke (The Open University)
Prof. Rachel Cowgill (University of York)
Dr Rachel Johnson (The Open University)