CfP – Orthodoxy, Music, Politics and Art in Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe, 16-17 March 2013
Centre for Russian Music, Goldsmiths, University of London
Orthodoxy, Music , Politics and Art in Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe
16-17 March 2013
Organized by the Centre for Russian Music and the Department of
History, Goldsmiths, University of London
"Orthodoxy, Music, Politics and Art in Contemporary Russia and
Eastern Europe" is a two-day conference organized by the Centre for
Russian Music and the Department of History at Goldsmiths, University
of London, dedicated to the interaction between music, politics, the
plastic arts and Orthodox Christianity from the beginning of the 20th
century to the present.
Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to: the
expression and suppression of religious faith in the Soviet Union and
Eastern Bloc countries; the role of faith in artistic expression since
the fall of institutionalized communism; the spiritual/the sacred in
music; chant as an element of musical vocabulary; the revival of
sacred choral music, and politics and faith.
Papers should be no longer than 20 minutes in length, allowing for 10
minutes’ discussion afterwards. Please send a 250-word abstract to
russianmusicconfere nce@gmail. com by 10 December 2012, including name,
affiliation (if any) and contact mail. Please also send any enquiries
to this address. The language of the Conference is English. The
possibility of the publication of some or all the papers presented
will be considered.
The Conference will include concerts by the English Chamber Choir and
the Goldsmiths Chamber Choir.
The convenors of the Conference are Professor Alexander Ivashkin
(Centre for Russian Music, Goldsmiths, University of London) and Rev.
Dr Ivan Moody (CESEM – Universidade Nova, Lisbon).
The Keynote speaker is Rev. Dr Ivan Moody.
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