The First INHMS International Online Seminar

The First INHMS International Online Seminar
18 September 2020
CEST 1:00- 4:00 PM

The First INHMS International Online Seminar (co-hosted by ANU School of Music, Australian National University and School of Music and Theatre, Örebro University) gathers herding music researchers from all over the world to exchange their research and knowledge. Five members of INHMS will present their research in this seminar. Prof Christine Dettmann will address “How is Studying Cattle Related to Music Making?” Jennie Tiderman-Österberg will talk about her research on the Nordic herding call “Kulning”, discussing why the fäbod culture is an all-female context and how the performance of kulning empower the fäbod women. In her presentation “Voicing Lockning Across Species”, Sophia Edlund will focus on interspecies communication in herding calls. Mitra Jahandideh will talk about her research on Khele, a traditional call related to the Talesh people of Iran. She will address the way soundscape contributes to creating a cultural practice and in making meanings for a community. Bambang Sunarto will talk about “Gamelan Music” focusing on its relation to herders’ life. He will also discuss why knowledge, activities, and methods are three important dimensions in composing Gamelan music.

Conference Venue: ZOOM
Meeting ID: 956 407 5766
Meeting Link:

About the Network: INHMS (International Network of Herding Music Scholars), founded by Jennie Tiderman-Österberg and Mitra Jahandideh, is an international network and a study group focused on “Herding Music”. INHMS aims to gather herding music researchers from various fields (ethnomusicology, musicology, artistic research, agricultural studies, and cultural anthropology). This network makes space for researchers all over the world to exchange their research, ideas, and thoughts. Currently, INHMS is a group of 12 researchers from Germany, Indonesia, Switzerland, Iran, Mexico, Inner Mongolia, South Africa, Sweden, UK, and the US.

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