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Monday, 13 May 2024

ICTMD Executive Board solidarity note on behalf of Prof. David Mc Donald’s freedom of expression

In the context of manifestations for the end of violence in Gaza happening in campuses around the world, the ICTMD Executive Board urges the concerned institutional authorities to assure the freedom of expression in peaceful manifestations of their respective academic communities and makes public its solidarity with Prof.

Thursday, 18 April 2024

The April 2024 issue of the Bulletin of the ICTMD is available for download

A new issue of the Bulletin of the ICTMD (Volume 155, April 2024) is available for download, directly from the following links:

Monday, 8 April 2024

Yearbook for Traditional Music Vol 55 (2023) published in two issues

The latest volume of the Yearbook for Traditional Music (Vol 55/2023) has now been published in two issues. The Table of Contents for each issue is available below. Hardcopies have been sent to all members who were in good standing between 1 January and 31 December 2023.

Tuesday, 26 March 2024

World Conference submission deadline extended to 28 April 2024

ICTMD has extended the submission deadline to 28 April 2024 due to requests by members organizing proposals. 

Monday, 29 January 2024

The January 2024 issue of the Bulletin of the ICTMD is available for download

A new issue of the Bulletin of the ICTMD (Volume 154, January 2024) is available for download, directly from the following links:

Tuesday, 17 October 2023

The October 2023 issue of the Bulletin of the ICTMD is available for download

A new issue of the Bulletin of the ICTMD (Volume 153, October 2023) is available for download, directly from the following links:

Friday, 13 October 2023

Louise Wrazen (1956–2023)

Louise Wrazen, a member of the ICTMD Executive Board since 2019 and an active member of its Prizes, Publications, and World Conference Programme committees, died on 14 July 2023 at the age of 66. She was looking forward to attending on Zoom the World Conference in Legon, Ghana, when she died suddenly the day after its Opening Ceremony.

Wednesday, 30 August 2023

Winners of the 2023 ICTMD Prizes

The International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance is pleased to announce the 2023 prizes for Best Article, Best BookBest Documentary Film or Video, and Best Student Paper. Details on each of the winning submissions are followed by comments from the members of the respective subcommittees.

Saturday, 26 August 2023

The International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance

On 15 July 2023, the 46th General Assembly of ICTM Members voted to change the name of our organisation to THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TRADITIONS OF MUSIC AND DANCE (ICTMD). This momentous decision, however, had to be ratified by a simple majority of votes, as per the existing Statute 12e.

Monday, 21 August 2023

Results of the 2023 Executive Board election

Tan Sooi Beng, Convenor of the Nomination Committee of the 2023 Election of the ICTM Executive Board, announced the results of the election during the 46th General Assembly of Members, held in Legon and online on 15 July 2023:

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