INARJ Conference 2021

(For online access please contact All times UTC +1) 

Monday 18th January 

10:00 – Welcome 

Session 1 – 10:15-12:00 

Slime mould improvisers: Knowledge through analogy 

Chris Mapp (Birmingham City University) 

The question of method: transcription and auto-ethnography.  

Lee Griffiths (Birmingham City University) 

Transdisciplinary methodologies of Artistic research in music improvisation 

Jasna Jovicevic (Singidunum University- Belgrade) 

Session 2 – 16:00-17:30 

Live panel – Researching Self – navel-gazing gibberish or profound knowledge? 


Vidar Schanche (UiS) 

Corey Mwamba (BCU) 

Chris Mapp (BCU) 


Per Zanussi (UiS) 

Petter Frost Fadnes (UiS) 

Tuesday 19th January 

Session 3 – 10:00-12:00 

Cueca, Tradition and Innovation 

Danilo Rojas 

Artistic Research in Jazz – Eight themes for undisciplinary practices  

Chris Stover – Queensland Conservatorium. Griffith University 

Artistic Research: An Evolving Methodology 

Robert Burke – Monash University 

Session 4 – 12:00-13:30 

Live panel – Artistic Research in Jazz and Popular Music at the MA Level 


Michael Kahr 


Lukas Aichinger 

Aida Batista Böhm 

Berthold Cvach 

Ursula Erhart 

Constanze Friedl 

Gregor Fußenegger 

Nikolaus Georgiades 

Andreas Hackl 

Alexandre Laloux 

Aaron Steiner 

Eva Maria Stöckler 

Session 5 – 16:00-18:00 

What the World Needs Now is Jazz 

Monika Herzig – Indiana University 

Lost Vocabulary Recovered: Applications for Practice and Pedagogy 

Tom Williams (Academy of Contemporary Music) & Rich Perks (University of Kent) 

Combining methods in improvisation research as a means of ensuring rigor 

Una MacGlone – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland  

Closing discussion and next steps – 18:00-18:30