Plenary conference, 27-30 May 2021

The next Annual Plenary Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland (SMI) will be held jointly with the Irish Chapter of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM Ireland) on 27–30 May 2021, hosted by the Department of Music, Trinity College Dublin. This year’s conference will be held online: we encourage the participation not only of members of the SMI and ICTM Ireland but also of our international colleagues around the world.

A provisional version of the conference programme is now available to download here.

Registration is now open and you may do so by clicking here.

Further updates about the conference will be posted on this page in due course.

At the conference, the IRC-SMI Harrison Medal for 2021 will be awarded to Professor Michael Beckerman (Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Music, Collegiate Professor of Music, New York University), who will deliver the IRC-Harrison Lecture. ICTM-Ireland’s inaugural Oirdhearchas Award will be presented to Professor Thérèse Smith (University College Dublin), who will give a plenary lecture. A joint SMI-ICTM Plenary Lecture will be given by Professor Harry White (University College Dublin), inaugural President of the Society for Musicology in Ireland (2003-2006).