Talks

‘How Should a Network Act? Pierre Schaeffer and European Satellite Policy’, Agents and Actors: Networks in Music History, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki (May 2021)

‘We Appreciate Power: A Response to Grimes’ Vision of AI Autocracy’, Indeterminate Futures/The Future of Indeterminacy, University of Dundee (November 2020)

‘Hearing the Musics of Others: Musiques Ethniques at the GRM, 1968-1971’, British Forum for Ethnomusicology/Société Française de l’Ethnomusicologie, City University of London (November 2019)

‘Cool Opportunities: Non-Representational Musicology and the Affordance Principle’, Recursions: Music and Cybernetics in Historical Perspective, University of Edinburgh (October 2019)

‘Music Is a Way of Listening: Experimentalism and Deindustrialisation in British Music Education Policy 1973-1992’, 11th Biennial International Conference on Music Since 1900, University of Huddersfield (September 2019)

‘Relaxing the Musical Spirit: Ginette Martenot and Scientific Pacifism’,Sonic Circulations 1900-1950, King’s College London (June 2019)

‘Music Education for a Knowledge Economy: Arguments and Approaches Circa 1973’, Music and Democracy Study Day, University of Huddersfield (June 2019)

‘“Music Is a Way of Listening”: Liberal Personhood and Auditory Labour in English Music Education Policy, 1973-1992’, Reid School of Music, University of Edinburgh (November 2018)

‘People Music: Experimental Liberal Aurality in the Classroom, 1965-1980’, Toward a Radical Politics of Musical Spaces, Venice (September 2018)

‘An Ear for Liberalism: Experimental Music Research and Mass Media Education, 1973-1990’, Critical Media in the Arts: Time, Materiality, Ecology, Department of Music, University of Birmingham (May 2018)

‘Scoring the Listener: Notation in Acousmatic Music’, Material Cultures of Music Notation, Utrecht University (April 2018)

‘Musical Nonhumans’, Music and Philosophy Study Group of the Royal Musical Association, King’s College, University of London (July 2017)

‘Listening Indeterminately, 1967-2017’, Performing Indeterminacy, University of Leeds (June 2017)

‘Hearing the Music of Others: Pierre Schaeffer’s Humanist Interdiscipline’, Experiments in Music Research: Reassessing Pierre Schaeffer’s Contributions to Music and Sound Studies, University of Birmingham (December 2016)

‘Marcelle Deschênes and Acousmatic Listenership in Quebec’, Electric Spring Festival, Centre for New Music Research, University of Huddersfield (December 2016)

‘Listening Bodies and Democratic Subjectivity in Early Schaefferian Education’, Seventh International Symposium on Music /Sonic Art: Practices and Theories, Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (July 2016)

‘Children as Active Listeners in Francophone Electroacoustic Education, 1968-1977’, Falling Out of Line: Music and the Exceptional, Centre for Gender Studies, Kunstuniversität Graz (December 2015)

‘“We Cannot But Be Realistic (That Is to Say, Indeterministic)”: Pierre Schaeffer’s Solfège and Information Theory’, Reid School of Music, University of Edinburgh (November 2015)

‘The Double Life of the Solfège de l’objet sonore: Recovering the Exchange between Cybernetics and Acousmatic Theory’, Royal Musical Association, University of Birmingham (September 2015)

‘Genre Ideologies: Digitalisation as Source and Style of Association in Electronic Art Music’, Music Genres, Radio Genres and Their Relations: Questions of Categorization, Aarhus University (October 2014)

‘Counterdisciplines in Electroacoustic Improvisation’, British Forum for Ethnomusicology, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (July 2014)

‘Sounding Digital: Aesthetic and Technological Change in Electroacoustic Music’, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford (October 2013)

‘Modes of Composition: Translations and Transductions in Organology’, Music, Digitisation, Mediation: Towards Interdisciplinary Music Studies, University of Oxford (July 2013)

‘Cross-Platform: The Aesthetics of Circulation in Montreal’s Noise Underground’, British Forum for Ethnomusicology, Queen’s University, Belfast (April 2013)

‘Cross-Platform: Connecting Digital and Analogue Technologies in Contemporary Musical Practices’, Music Technologies Old and New, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (February 2013)

‘Propagating Experimental Idioms in a Networked Laptop Orchestra’, Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science, Copenhagen (October 2012)

‘Propagating Experimental Idioms in a Networked Laptop Orchestra’, Skin-Surface-Circuit, McGill University (July 2012)

‘The Spatialisation of Stereophony: Taking Positions in Post-War Electroacoustic Music’, International Computer Music Conference, University of Huddersfield (Best Paper Award Recipient) (August 2011)

‘Enacted Space: The Wave Field Synthesis Image and Its Listeners’, Next Generation Symposium, Zentrum für Kunst und Medien, Karlsruhe (July 2009)

‘There Will Always Be a You: Experiences with Game of Life’s Mobile Wave Field Synthesis System’, Music Technology and Innovation Research Centre, De Montfort University (June 2009)