Dr Petersen reports on the 42nd ICTM Conference

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Dr Petersen also attended the 42nd Conference of the International Council on Traditional Music (ICTM) in Shanghai (with Dr Lumbwe) and provided his own report on the event: With the exception of the 40th World Conference of the ICTM in Durban, there was a record number (in excess of 30) delegates from Africa at the 42nd ICTM World Conference, which was held in Shanghai from 11-18 July 2013. Shanghai Conservatoire.

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Swedish exchange visit ( + Oslo)

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As part of the Linneaus/Palme exchange programme between the School of Music and the Royal College of Music (KMH) in Stockholm, Dr Hannes Taljaard (senior lecturer in music theory and composition) and Dr Kapambwe Lumbwe (post-doctoral fellow) were able to experience the last part of the Swedish summer. For three weeks in September they presented classes and shared their experiences of African music and multi-cultural music education with music education.

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Dr Lumbwe & Dr Petersen attended the 42nd ICTM World Conference

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Dr Kapambwe Lumbwe (post-doctoral fellow) and Dr Alvin Petersen (senior lecturer in African Music) attended the 42nd International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) World Conference in Shanghai, China. Dr Lumbwe shares his impressions of the conference: “The ICTM World Conference was held from 11 to 17 July 2013 at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. The conference was characterised by high-level performances of traditional music from different parts of China, which.

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