9 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 4: Research on intercultural social music projects (1):

chairJohn Sloboda (Guildhall School of Music and Drama, UK)

    • Kim Boeskov (Aarhus University Kopenhagen, DK): ‘Exploring ethical dilemmas in intercultural music-making (and research) in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon’ (research in Lebanon)
    • Frank Heuser (UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, University of California, US): ’Creating and re-conceptualizing values and purpose in music education’ (research in USA)
    • Sean Prieske (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, DE): ‘No music in times of covid-19? Challenges and chances in music work with refugees in Berlin’ (research in Germany)
    • Alexandra Lamont (Keel University, UK): ‘Instrumental journeys: how donating musical instruments impacts on identity and wellbeing’ (research in UK)

The 4 short 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.