About MusDig

‘Music, Digitisation, Mediation: Towards Interdisciplinary Music Studies’ (MusDig) is a five-year research programme (2010-15) engaged in mapping and analysing the far-reaching changes to music and musical practices afforded by digitisation and digital media in the developing and the developed world.

Recent News / Blog Entries

New MusDig Publication: Contemporary Music Review

Georgina Born and Kyle Devine recently coedited a special issue of the Contemporary Music Review on “Gender, Creativity and Education in Digital Musics and Sound Art.” The issue initially took shape as a workshop at the 2014 New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME) conference at Goldsmiths University of London, and it represents a response to and extension of […]

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Christopher Haworth joins the University of Leeds

Christopher Haworth has been appointed as a Cheney Early Career Fellow in the Leeds Humanities Research Institute at University of Leeds. For the year 2016, he will be researching the use and development of new digital methods for the analysis of genre in contemporary electronic music and sound art.

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New MusDig symposium on Retheorising the Avant-garde Today

We are pleased to announce ‘Retheorising the Avant-Garde Today: Interdisciplinary Perspectives‘, a two-day symposium to be held at King’s College Cambridge on the 12th and 13th December 2015. Organised by Georgina Born (Oxford), Christopher Haworth (Oxford), and Jonas Tinius (Cambridge), the speakers will include: Branden W. Joseph (Columbia), Benjamin Piekut (Cornell), David Cunningham (Westminster), Lucia […]

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Emily Payne appointed Postdoctoral Research Assistant @ University of Leeds

This month Emily Payne joins the University of Leeds as Postdoctoral Research Assistant on the AHRC-funded project, ‘John Cage and the Concert for Piano and Orchestra‘, led by Prof Philip Thomas (Huddersfield) and Prof Martin Iddon (Leeds).

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