The Vienna Music Business Research Days want to bring together scholars from all disciplines and interested music business professionals in Vienna every year in order to present their findings and exchange ideas about it.
Music business research is a new scientific approach at the intersection of economic, artistic, especially musical, cultural, social, legal, technological developments that aims at a better understanding of the creation/production, dissemination/distribution and reception/consumption of the cultural good music. It follows an inter-disciplinary research and teaching approach that is characterized by methodological diversity.
Please send an abstract of your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 31, 2017.
All submissions must include a title, authors (names, affiliations, e-mails of all authors and a notation (*) of the corresponding author), an abstract of 1,000-1,500 words and 3-5 keywords. Abstracts must be submitted in English, as a MS Word file (*.doc or *.docx) or *.pdf file, and include:
- Objectives of the research
- Brief description of the disciplinary/theoretical context/background
- Research questions and/or hypotheses
- Main or expected conclusions / contribution
- Main references
Abstracts will be subject to a double-blind peer-review process by an international jury, and authors will be notified of acceptance by May 15, 2017.
Final papers should not exceed 7,000 words (including abstracts, figures, tables, references and appendices) and follow the author guidelines of the International Journal of Music Business Research (IJMBR). The best paper will be offered publication in IJMBR.
March 31, 2017 Abstract submission deadline
May 15, 2017 Notification of acceptance
July 31, 2017 Submission deadline for full papers
September 13, 2017 Conference day
September 14, 2017 Conference day for invited speakers on “Unchaining the Digital Music Business?”
For students at all levels of the MA & PhD a doctoral colloquium (7th Young Scholars’ Workshop) will be held as part of the 8th Vienna Music Business Research Days on September 12, 2017. Find a separate call for papers here.
The registration fee includes conference attendance, reception, coffee breaks and lunch on conference days as well as the Heurigen-Dinner on September 14, 2017.
Registration fee – early bird (until July 31, 2017): 175,- Euro
Registration fee: 225,- Euro
End of registration (no refund after this date): August 31, 2017
Dagmar Abfalter (mailto: email@example.com)
University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43-1-71155-3418 / Fax: +43-1-71155-3499
Seventh Vienna Music Business Research Days 2016 on Financing Music in the Digital Age
Sixth Vienna Music Business Research Days 2015 on Financing Music in the Digital Age
Fifth Vienna Music Business Research Days 2014 on the Monetization of Music in the Digital Age
Fourth Vienna Music Business Research Days 2013 on the Future of Music Licensing
Third Vienna Music Business Research Days 2012 on New Music Distribution Models
First Vienna Music Business Research Days 2010 on Music File Sharing and Music Flatrate Models