2 February 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 3: Research on music in detention (2):

chair: Mary Cohen (University of Iowa, US)

    • panel ‘Music-making in prisons: deepening our awareness of inequality and motivating society to radically overhaul injustices’ with presentations by Kirstin Anderson (University of the West of Scotland), Natalie Betts (Music and Creative Arts Lecturer, HMP Portland Music Instructor, UK), Catherine Birch (York St John University Prison Partnership Project & Singing and Songwriting with Women, UK),  Laura Caufield (University of Wolverhampton, UK), Cláudio Cerqueira Mendes (Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, Mary Cohen (University of Iowa, US), Dirk Proost (IN/OUT & Escape through Art, BE, and Annette Ziegenmeyer (University of Wuppertal, DE)

The short 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.