The UCD School of Music is the frequent home for conferences sponsored by the Society for Musicology in Ireland (SMI) and the Irish branch of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) Ireland.


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Registration for the upcoming annual ICTM Ireland conference to be held in UCD is now open.


You will find links below to various information about our conference:

Registration‌ (you must Create a New Account when you add the 1st item to your basket. Please ignore the Add Discount Code as the Early Bird is already discounted).
Music and Musicology in the Age of Post-Truth Programme
Conference Information Sheet
Accommodation and Transport Information

What's on in Dublin

The first Annual Postgraduate Conference organised jointly by the Society for Musicology in Ireland and the Irish National Committee of the International Council for Traditional Music will be hosted by the UCD School of Music on 9 and 10 December 2016. The deadline for proposals is Friday, 17 June 2016.

University College Dublin
Newman Building
Dublin 4
Tel : 353-1-7168178




Cantus Planus 2016 - Dublin

The next meeting of Cantus Planus will take place in Dublin, Ireland from Tuesday, 2nd August to Sunday, 7th August 2016. The conference is being hosted by the Keough-Naughton Notre Dame Centre at O'Connell House, UCD School of Music and the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland. We look forward to welcoming you to Dublin.  For further information please go to

“In the Midst of Life we are in Death”
 Death, Burial and the Afterlife
in the Arts and Humanities


Interdisciplinary Conference

UCD College of Arts & Humanities

Keynote Speaker:
Tim Jackson (Trinity College Dublin)




University College Dublin

23-25 June 2016



Organising Committee

Dr Wolfgang Marx (UCD School of Music)
Dr Philip Cottrell (UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy)
Dr Judith Devlin (UCD School of History)
Dr Siobhán Donovan (UCD School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics)