NEW ARTICLE || A Requiem for the songs we lost: journeys with stops by the impacts of the pandemic on independent music production in Portugal

Abstract: In Portugal, the creative work on popular music has not been the object of up-to-date scientific investment. This situation is pressing in what concerns the constraints that…

REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENSION || 31 MAY

Due to the context of uncertainty that the pandemic continues to impose on us, we have decided to extend the registration deadline for the KISMIF Conference and Summer School until…

INFLAMMABLE MATERIALS || Cultures of Resistance, Alternative Media and Fanzines in Porto (1982-2021)

Paula Guerra Pedro Quintela 5 Sessions (3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st May 2021) 18H00 – 20H00 ON-LINE Edition Registration until April 28th to: bmp@cm-porto.pt PRICES 3 euros…

NEW ARTICLE || WHAT HAS ROCK GOT TO DO WITH BOURDIEU? CONTRIBUTIONS ABOUT THE APPLICATION OF THE FIELD THEORY TO THE PORTUGUESE ALTERNATIVE ROCK SCENE (1980-2010)

The main objective of this article is to analyse the social representations of alternative rock in Portugal between 1980 and 2010; part of a wider research on the…

SONS PE(R)DIDOS E ACHADOS || PODCAST #1 OTHER ROADS TO WALK WITH THE LEGENDARY TIGERMAN

In this Podcast#1, Paula Guerra chatted with Paulo Furtado, also known as The Legendary Tigerman. During 40 min they talked about collective listening, new achievements, the past and…

SONS PE(R)DIDOS E ACHADOS || PODCAST DA U.PORTO

The new podcast from Casa Comum – Sons Pe(R)didos e Achados – brings Paula Guerra in conversation with Portuguese musicians about their journey to the fragile balance in…

NEW ARTICLE || ‘IT’S TURNED ME FROM A PROFESSIONAL TO A “BEDROOM DJ” ONCE AGAIN’: COVID-19 AND NEW FORMS OF INEQUALITY FOR YOUNG MUSIC-MAKERS

Given the unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic and increasingly uncertain socio-economic conditions, cultural practice remains a stable canvas upon which young people draw the most agency and…

EARLY REGISTRATION ONLY UNTIL APRIL 15 || DON’T MISS YOUR OPPORTUNITY

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NEW ARTICLE || PUNK PORTUGAL, 1977-2012: A PRELIMINARY GENEALOGY

In this article, we discuss the emergence and development of punk in Portugal since the final years of the 1970s, its relationship to the social structure of Portugal…

EXTENSION DEADLINE || The vertigo of the arts in the global south

II INTERNATIONAL MEETING || TODAS AS ARTES | | TODOS OS NOMES || HYBRID FORMAT || CALL EXTENSION

Dear colleagues, Due to the persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, as well as the World Health Organization’s guidelines, we have taken the decision to opt for the…

NEW BOOK || TRANS-GLOBAL PUNK SCENES. THE PUNK READER VOLUME 2

Edited by RUSS BESTLEY, MIKE DINES, PAULA GUERRA and ALASTAIR GORDON (2021) Publisher: INTELLECT BOOKS While the punk scenes and subcultures of the late 1970s and early 1980s…

NEW CHAPTER || SO FAR, SO CLOSE: CONTEMPORARY FACES OF PORTUGESE AND BRAZILIAN PUNK SCENES

Authors: PAULA GUERRA and Pedro Menezes (2021) Publisher: INTELLECT BOOKS The intent to analyze the similarities and differences between Brazil and Portugal, in relation to their contemporary punk…

NEW CHAPTER || WELCOME TO THE ‘MODERN AGE’: THE IMAGERY OF PUNK FROM THE 1970S IN THE REDEFINITION OF THE NEW YORK MUSIC SCENE OF THE 2000S AND BEYOND

Authors: PAULA GUERRA and THIAGO PEREIRA ALBERTO (2021) Publisher: INTELLECT BOOKS With the twentieth anniversary of the rise of the generation responsible for the rebirth of rock in…

ONLY 9 DAYS TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL|| DON’T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY

The Call for Papers (and Summer School enrolment) will be open until 28 February 2021. Thank you very much and enjoy the updates. For more information: https://www.kismifconference.com/ For further questions…