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June 9th, 2014

De la cacophonie à la musique

De la cacophonie à la musique. La perception du son dans les sociétés antiques, Table ronde internationale (Athènes, 12-14 juin 2014). Programme

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BETWEEN LYRA AND AULOS, VII Moisa International Meeting

Between lyra and aulos. Musical traditions and poetic genres, VII Moisa International Meeting (Urbino, 5-6 September 2014). Programme

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May 20th

Representations of Musicians in the Coroplastic Art of the Ancient World: Iconography, Ritual Contexts and Functions

Call for papers of the International Conference on Representations of Musicians in the Coroplastic Art of the Ancient World: Iconography, Ritual Contexts and Functions, which will take place at the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University on March 7, 2015

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April 6th

2nd MOISA Research Award

 2nd MOISA Research Award for the best unpublished MA thesis and PhD dissertation on Ancient Greek and Roman Music and its Cultural Heritage. Deadline for submission 15th of May 2014.

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March 22nd

MOISA International Summer School in Ancient Greek Music

The first edition of the MOISA International Summer School in Ancient Greek Music is going to take place at the University of Trento, 24-28 June 2014. All the interested parties can apply for the School  before May 19 2014 . For further information  see the attached documents.

March 17th

March 16th

APA Affiliation

Dear Members,
we are delighted to announce that MOISA is now an affiliated group of the American Philological Association. This means that MOISA will have the opportunity to hold a panel devoted to ancient Greek and Roman music and its cultural heritage at the annual meeting of the APA. The inaugural MOISA panel entitled "Ancient Greek and Roman music: current approaches and new perspectives" will be held at the 146th Annual Meeting of the APA in New Orleans on January 8-11, 2015; the program for the panel will be available in May 2014. The deadline for submitting abstracts for the 2015 meeting is now passed, but in the Fall of 2014 we will be circulating a call for papers for the next MOISA panel, to be held at the January 2016 meeting of the APA in San Francisco. If you have questions either on MOISA's affiliation or on the APA, please contact Pauline A. LeVen (

February 24th


Dear members,
we are happy to announce that the second issue of the journal 'Greek and Roman Musical Studies' has been recently published ( See the content in the attached file.

Mon, 02/24/2014 - Mon, 03/31/2014
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February 22nd

Congratulations to Angela Bellia

Dear members,
MOISA society is happy to announce that one of our members, Angela Bellia, has won the Marie Curie Research Fellowship in the topic of Music Archeologic with a project titled "TELESTES. Musics, cults and rites of a Greek city in the West", on the music-archeological documents in Selinunte.
Its is an extraordinary result for Dr. Bellia and for the discipline, and we are happy to congratulate with her.

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