Special CFP: IJ 9/1 (2019) – Pop music festivals and (cultural) policies

Ranging from jazz, through folk, to country, hip-hop, world music, dance music, rock and classical music, festivals are a vital part of contemporary popular music cultures. this special issue of the IASPM@Journal, wishes to encourage further critical reflection, research and debate in this field regarding the relational structure of pop music festivals, cultural and governmental policies, cultural/music/event management and cultural mediation.

Authors are encouraged to submit, by 31 August 2018, a 300-word abstract to special issue editors Beate Flath (beate.flath@uni-paderborn.de), Martin Cloonan (martin.cloonan@UTU.FI), and Adam Behr (adam.behr@newcastle.ac.uk).
The deadline for full submission of articles of up to 8,000 words (including abstract) is 14 January 2019.

The full Call for Papers can be downloaded here.