On Monday 10th September 2018 the Transforming C19th HIP project, in partnership with the RMA, will be holding a (free-to-attend) Archival Research Study Morning at the Music Faculty of the University of Oxford. Guest speakers include Rupert Ridgewell (British Library), Tim Jones (Royal Academy of Music, London), Rachel Cowgill (University of Huddersfield), Richard Sutcliffe (Royal Conservatoire of Belgium) and Martin Holmes (Bodleian Library, Oxford). The event is aimed at anyone interested in archival research related to music and it will be especially relevant to early career researchers, performers / performance researchers, and graduate students.
Sessions will cover:
honing archive skills;
performance research in legal deposit libraries;
library holdings and archival research in conservatoires;
and accessing and using private archives.
09.30 Introduction Claire Holden (University of Oxford)
09.45 Dr Rupert Ridgewell (British Library) and Martin Holmes (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford): Researching in Legal Deposit Libraries
10.30 Professor Rachel Cowgill (University of Huddersfield: Honing Archive Skills
11.15 Professor Tim Jones (Royal Academy of Music, London) and Richard Sutcliffe (Royal Conservatoire of Belgium): Research and Collections within Conservatoires
12.00 Open discussion with all speakers
Faculty of Music, University of Oxford
St Aldate's, Oxford, OX1 1DB
The Study Morning is free and all are welcome, however registration is essential. The closing date for registration is August 27th. Early registrations will be greatly appreciated to give an idea of numbers.