Music As Cultural Heritage: Problems of Historiography, Ethnography, Ethics and Preservation An International Colloquium of Music Scholars


Rhyme or Reason

WHEN March 13-15, 2017
9am - 5pm WHERE Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
By Invitation Interested scholars please contact

What is cultural heritage as it relates to music, and how should it be preserved? These are the key questions of this colloquium, bringing voices and perspectives from the international societies of music scholarship into the broader conversation on cultural heritage. In addition to fostering cross-disciplinary discussions, this colloquium brings music scholars from around the world into conversation with local heritage experts in the UAE and the Arabian Peninsula in order to discuss problems of historiography, ethnography, ethics, and preservation as they relate to music as cultural heritage.

Convened by
Virginia Danielson, Director of the Library, NYUAD
Carlos Guedes, Associate Arts Professor of Music, NYUAD
Andrew Eisenberg, Assistant Professor of Music, NYUAD

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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