Music, Politics, Agency/Critical Beats seminar series

CCSR is organising two interlinked music series this year. One is titled ‘Music, Politics, Agency’. The other, which we’re organising in association with The Wire and Mark Fisher, is titled ‘Critical Beats’.

Details below:
Critical Beats: Sound, Technology, Microgenre, Rhythm
Date: 3 November 2011, Circus 2 at Stratford Circus, 19:30-21:30, general public £3, students £1.
Participants: Lisa Blanning (chair), Adam Harper, Matthew Ingram/Woebot, Mike Paradinas

Music, Politics and Agency in the Digital Age: East London
Date: 16 November 2011, 13:00-17:00, UEL, Stratford Campus, room AE.1.01, free.
Participants: Jeremy Gilbert (chair), Andrew Blake, Richard Bramwell, Steve Goodman (in conversation with Jeremy Gilbert), Derek Walmsley

Critical Beats: Place, Locality and Globalisation
Date: 8 December 2011, Circus 2 at Stratford Circus, 19:30-21:30 general public £3, students £1

Critical Beats: Innovation and the Past
Date: 23 February 2012, Circus 2 at Stratford Circus, 19:30-21:30, general public £3, students £1.

Music, Politics and Agency in the Digital Age: Gender, Sexuality and Sound
Date: 7 March 2012, 11:00-18:00, UEL, Stratford Campus, room UH.2.69, free.

Critical Beats: Sound Systems
Date: 19 April 2012, Circus 2 at Stratford Circus, 19:30-21:30, general public £3, students £1.

Music, Politics and Agency in the Digital Age: Sonic Radicalism
Date: 23 May 2012, 11:00-17:00, UEL, Docklands campus, room EB.1.03, free.

Critical Beats: Dancing and Dance Culture Scenes
Date: 14 June 2012,  Circus 2 at Stratford Circus, 19:30-21:30, general public £3, students £1.

Music, Politics and Agency in the Digital Age: Capitalism, Creativity and Music
Date: 27 June 2012, 11:00-17:00, UEL Docklands campus, room EB.G.06, free.