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This page lists forthcoming activities of the participating societies and of their European friends. Most of the entries link to a call for papers. A separate page lists these calls by date of the deadline. See the Archive for past activities.

Because of the pandemic, many activities have been postponed. The list below gives dates as avalable. More information can be found on the linked websites.

23 April 2022. The Formal Theory Study Group (FTSG) invites students and early career scholars to share their research in an online afternoon of Lightning Talks. Email by 21st March with a short summary of what you’re currently working on (max 100 words).

29-30 April 2022. Virtual symposium Naming, Understanding, and Playing with Metaphors. UCLA PEER Lab and Durham University Music Department. Registration page.

5 May 2022. Dr. Nancy Murphy (Assistant Prof., Houston), Times-A-Changin’: Flexible Meter as Self-Expression in Singer-Songwriter music. Zoom Colloquium of the SMA. Zoom link on the Internet page of the colloquium.

7 May 2022, 11h UTC+1. Webinar organized by the Sociedad de Análisis y Teoría Musical (SATMUS): Rubén López Cano. “Semiótica, hermenéutica y análisis musical.”

20 May 2022. Convergence. Seminar on multisensory approaches in artistic performance
and interactions. Royal Conservatoire Antwerp (Belgium). Call for papers.

2 June 2022. Dr Cecilia Oinas (Sibelius Academy, Helsinki), Together in Performance: Examining (the) Pitch-Based Bonding in Ensemble Playing. Zoom Colloquium of the SMA. Zoom link on the Internet page of the colloquium.

14-17 June 2022. Seventh International Conference on Analytical Approaches to World Music and Tenth International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, University of Sheffield, UK. Call for papers.

15-19 June 2022. 15th International Congress on Musical Signification, Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya in Barcelona. Postponed from 1-5 September 2021.

17-20 June 2022. Twelfth Biennal International Conference on Music Since 1900. Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Call for papers.

24-26 June 2022. Annual Plenary Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland (SMI), Department of Music, University College Cork. Call for papers (deadline 11 March 2022).

7 July 2022. Prof Joseph Straus (CUNY), Music and Disability (working title). Zoom Colloquium of the SMA. Zoom link on the Internet page of the colloquium.

10 July 2022. Newcastle University (before NewMAC 2022), Workshop on musical form: Dr. Áine Heneghan (University of Michigan), Prof. James Hepokoski (Yale University). Accessible to postgraduate students and early career scholars, members of the SMA. Email for details. Deadline postposed to 6 May.

11-12 July 2022. The France: Musiques, Cultures, 1789-1914 network will meet in Venice, at the Palazzetto Bru Zane: Centre de Musique Romantique Française, San Polo, 2368, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy. Information may be obtained from

11-13 July 2022. Newcastle Music Analysis Conference (NewMAC 2022), Newcastle University. Submission deadline Sunday 6 March 2022, 23.59GMT.

3-5 September 2022. The Institutes of Popular Music of both Rochester and Liverpool, together with the Society for Music Analysis, are pleased to announce their first Summer School dedicated to popular music theory and analysis. The deadline for applications is January 15th 2022. For details and application form, please visit

8-10 September 2022. Royal Musical Association 58th Annual Conference, Durham University. Call for papers.

30 September – 2 October 2022. Modelle, 22th Annual Congress of the Gesellschaft für Musiktheorie, Salzburg. Details to be announced.

7-9 October 2022. Interdisciplinarity of Music Theory: Knowledge of Music between History, Poetics, Theories, and Criticism, 14th Biennial International Conference on Music Theory and Analysis, Faculty of Music, University of Arts in Belgrade (Serbia). Call for papers. Proposals deadline: April 15, 2022.

7-9 October 2022. Le Traité de l’harmonie de Jean-Philippe Rameau en son temps :
discours théoriques et pédagogiques, composition et pratiques musicales autour de 1722.
International Conference, IReMus (Research Institute in Musicology). Call for papers. Proposals deadline: March 30, 2022.

7-9 November 2022. Three centuries of Jean-Philippe Rameau’s Treaty. Music-science facing the question of harmony. International Conference, IReMus (Research Institute in Musicology). Call for papers. Proposals deadline: May 15, 2022.

[16 May 2020]. Low End Theories: Understanding Bass Music and Culture. Joint BFE/RMA Study Day, University of Bristol, UK. Postponed to late 2021 or early 2022.

If you want to announce a European activity in the field of music theory and/or analysis, write us at europeanmusictheory [at]

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