26 January 2021 @ 16 h 00 min – 17 h 30 min
online zoom webinar

The 5th SIMM-posium – organized by the SIMM-platform and the arts centre Bozar had to take place in Brussels on 18th and 19th December 2020, but was reformatted and is now presented in a series of 9 weekly online sessions on Tuesdays 12th January until 9th March 2021.


Session 2: Research on music in detention (1):

chairJohn Speyer (Music in Detention, UK)

    • Dorien Brosens and Liesbeth De Donder (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BE), Flore Croux (Vrije Universiteit Brussel & Ghent University, BE), Stijn Vandevelde (Ghent University, BE) and Bart Claes (Avans University of Applied Sciences, NL): ’The connecting power of music for prisoners from various nationalities, ethnic and religious backgrounds’ (research in Belgium)
    • Ailbhe Kenny (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, IE): ’Seeking new ways: Music facilitation within asylum seeker accomodation’ (research in Ireland)
    • Alessandro Mazzola (Guildhall School of Music, UK): « I like it but that’s not what we need » – A critical analysis of participatory music projects in refugee reception centres’ (research in Belgium)

The 3 presentations of research will be followed by a panel-discussion with the presenters, and following this also a Q&A with audience attending the online session.