SOUND HERITAGE IRELAND SYMPOSIUM

7 October 2016


SOUND HERITAGE IRELAND SYMPOSIUM UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK, 7 OCTOBER 2016 The Department of History and Irish World Academy of Music and Dance will host a FREE one-day symposium on the 'sounding' of Irish heritage at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, on Friday 7th October 2016. Convened by Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam, Department of History, the event will focus on issues surrounding the research and interpretation of music in historic houses. It will include two morning lectures and an afternoon discussion forum led by international participants from the University of Southampton, International Sound Heritage Network and University of York: • Professor Jeanice Brooks: Musical soundscapes in the country house • Dr Katrina Faulds: Domestic dance music as a source for narrative interpretation in historic houses • Professor Jonathan Wainwright (facilitator): Sounding our Heritage (discussion forum) This event will be of interest to anyone involved in interdisciplinary cultural heritage research and interpretation, particularly those concerned with curating, archiving, conserving, researching, interpreting, performing and programming period music and dance in or connected with historic properties. All are welcome for some or part of the day but booking is essential. Attendance is free and refreshments will be provided. Booking closes on 30th September. Information and registration at: https://soundheritageireland.wordpress.com/ This is an inter-sectoral networking and knowledge exchange event hosted by the Department of History and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, and generously supported by the Irish Research Council (New Foundations Award). Enquiries to: Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam, Convenor, Sound Heritage Ireland Symposium, soundheritageirl@gmail.com