We are pleased to announce the call for contributions for the 17th International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology (SysMus24)! SysMus is a series of international conferences organised annually by postgraduate students and early career researchers in the broad field of systematic musicology. This year’s event will be hosted by the Centre of Excellence in Music, Mind, Body and Brain at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland, from the 8th to 10th of June, 2024. We invite presentations in the form of live or virtual talks or posters.  

SysMus is dedicated to representing the diversity of topics and methods that are summarised under the umbrella term ‘systematic musicology’. Therefore, submissions addressing any of the following subjects are welcome, but not limited to: music perception, music cognition, music therapy, music and well-being, music modelling, music information retrieval, music sociology, music education, music technology, music and culture, music philosophy, music theory and analysis, composition, and performance. 

For more information and abstract submission portal, see: SysMus24 | University of Jyväskylä (jyu.fi)

The deadline for abstracts is the 20th of February.

We look forward to meeting you in Jyväskylä!

Kind regards,

Nandhini Natarajan and Joshua S. Bamford

On behalf of the SysMus24 Organising Committee