In 2020, the Eurovision Song Contest takes place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. There it will continue its storied tradition as a media event, television show, and social happening. It is an event that displays both the bridging and bonding capabilities of popular music, and hence offers a unique opportunity to explore these characteristics and capabilities.
Join us 6 & 7 May 2020, at Erasmus University Rotterdam, to discuss popular music, identity, media, and politics, and all that the Eurovision Song Contest places on the scholarly agenda.
The following speakers are joining our conference:
- Keynote address: Dean Vuletic (University of Vienna)
- Keynote address: Catherine Baker (University of Hull)