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Welcome to the International Study Group on Music Archaeology

The International Study Group on Music Archaeology (ISGMA) is a pool of researchers devoted to the field of music archaeology. The field comprises research methods of musicological and anthropological disciplines, such as archaeology, organology, acoustics, music iconology, philology, ethnohistory, and ethnomusicology. The study group is hosted at the Orient Department of the German Archaeological Institute Berlin (DAI, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Orient-Abteilung) and the Department for Ethnomusicology at the Ethnological Museum Berlin (Ethnologisches Museum Berlin, SMB SPK, Abteilung Musikethnologie, Medien-Technik und Berliner Phonogramm-Archiv).

 

The next ISGMA conference will take place in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in 2018. It will be hosted by the Research Institute of Music in Northeast Asia.

 

In 2020 the ISGMA conference will take place in Berlin, Germany. It will be hosted by the Ethnological Museum Berlin in cooperation with the German Archaeological Institute.