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  • Registration and submission of contributions open (ConfTool)

    Dear authors,

    Our conference administration software “ConfTool” is open for the registration of persons and the submission of contributions and can be used. Please note that for data protection reasons, accounts from previous years could not be transferred, so you will have to register again. To access ConfTool, simply click on the button below. For more information on submission, please refer to the Call for Papers and the conference website.

  • Call for Papers, Annual Conference 2024 “Digitalisierung in der Musikpsychologie” (Digitalization in Music Psychology)

    The 40th annual conference of the German Society for Music Psychology will take place in Munich at the University of Music and Performing Arts in 2024. The discussion will focus on the role of digitalization in music psychology. The deadline for contributions will be May 1st via ConfTool, which will be available very soon and announced on the website.
    Contributions to the presentation can be submitted on the conference topic or as free contributions. The forms of presentation considered scientifically equivalent are a 20-minute lecture (plus approx. 10 minutes of discussion) or a poster.

  • Annual Conference 2023 “Lebenswelt Musik”, Sep 8-10, HMTM Hannover

    The 39th annual conference of the German Society for Music Psychology took place at the founding location of Hanover to mark the 40th anniversary of the society. 118 participants celebrated the anniversary with a ceremony consisting of a concert and champagne reception and very special guests of honour. Helga de la Motte-Haber, one of the three founding members of the DGM, gave a ceremonial lecture on Saturday – exactly 40 years to the day after the founding protocol was signed – and then reported on the founding period in the roundtable together with her former doctoral students Josef Kloppenburg and Günter Rötter.

    Prior to the conference, the “Doc.Workshop” took place with 10 young researchers, four travel grants were awarded.
    In the main conference, an impressive range of topics was presented in 20 lectures and on about 60 posters. This year’s prize for young researchers went to Miriam Eisinger with her research on the “Development of subjective theories about musicality in adolescents”.
    Blanka Bogunović, Jan Hemming and Angelika Kaulich were honoured for 25 years of membership, and the DGM also welcomed numerous new members.

    Resolutions of the General Assembly:
    The Ethics Committee started its work with five members (Claudia Bullerjahn, Anja-Xiaoxing Cui, Ann-Kristin Herget, Tim Loepthien and Eva Schurig) under the terms of the submitted rules of procedure.

    Claudia Spahn was elected to the Good Scientific Practice Committee, which now again consists of five members.
    The association’s statutes are being adapted, the updated version will be published soon.

    Conference 2024 – safe the date!

    Nicolas Ruth invites you to the 40th annual conference on 6-8 September 2024 at the University of Music and Theatre in Munich. First informations will be announced on the website soon.

  • Yearbook Music Psychology – Call for Papers

    The editorial team of the Yearbook of Music Psychology invites you to publish research articles. The two main formats Research Report (60,000 characters) and Short Paper (35,000 characters) offer attractive opportunities to publish your own research free of charge with the advantages of Open Access. The preferred language for contributions is English. Further information can be found at https://jbdgm.psychopen.eu/index.php/JBDGM

  • Report on the 38th Annual Conference of the DGM “The Psychology of Popular Music

    After two years of digital meetings, this year’s conference could once again take place in a physical presence, to the delight of all participants. Already on 1 September, the “Doc Workshop” for young researchers was held, which has become an integral part of the conference. From 2-4 September, the main conference took place in the usual way with numerous lectures and poster presentations at the New University in Würzburg.

    For some impressions of the conference please click here. The poster prize was awarded by a jury to Marietta Ungerer for her project work on “Music, Movement, Mood & Parkinsons“. At the general meeting Reinhard Kopiez was elected as the new editor of the Jahrbuch Musikpsychologie. We would like to thank the previous editorial team of Timo Fischinger and Christoph Louven for their many years of good work.

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