Papers at Conferences

María Escribano has presented papers based on her doctoral research at several international conferences, such as:

  • “Txalaparta. Un universo” (“Txalaparta. A Universe”). Talk at the Series of events Txalaroa (events related to Txalaparta). Iruñea-Pamplona. May 2019 (with an article about it the next day on Berria newspaper).
  • “Txalaparta y construcción nacional: construyendo música” (“Txalaparta and National Construction: Constructing Music”). XXI Jornada de Antropología Ankulegi. Donostia-San Sebastian. Marzo 2018
  • The Basque Txalaparta: The Making of Music on a Par with the Making of Nation“. 44th World Conference of the International Council for Traditional Music, Limerick, Ireland. July 2017
  • “La Txalaparta como fenómeno social” (“Txalaparta as a Social Phenomenon“). Madrilgo Euskal Etxea (The Basque House of Madrid), Spain. November 2014.
  • The Seventh Symposium of the ICTM Study Group ‘Music and Minorities’ in Zefat, Israel. August 2012. Paper entitled: “Existential Soundtracks and Visual Metaphors. Ritualising the Basque Txalaparta in Film.
  • Several papers presented on different dates at the Seminar of the Irish World Academy Postgraduate Research Group ‘Tuige’, part of the academy’s seminar series. Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. University of Limerick, Ireland. 2005-2007.
  • 51st Annual Conference of the Society for Ethnomusicology. Honolulu, Hawai, USA. November 2006. Paper entitled: “Decolonizing ‘My’ Ethnomusicology: Working With the Basque Nationalist Left in a Study of Txalaparta.
  • 38th World Conference of the International Council for Traditional Music, in Sheffield, England. August 2005. Paper entitled: “A Grassroots ‘Revival’: The Basque Txalaparta” (presented at a planel I organised and chaired, entitled “Music and Group Identities in European Contexts”; other participants of the panel were Timothy Cooley (UCSB, USA), Naila Ceribašić (IEF, Croatia) and Erica Haskell (Brown, USA)
  • 3rd Meeting of the Study Group ‘Music and Minorities’ of the International Council for Traditional Music. Roč (Croatia.) August-September 2004. Paper entitled: “Music, Politics and Identity. Exploring Paths to Peace.”
  • Seminar entitled “Music, Politics and Identity. Exploring Paths to Peace / An Ceol, an Pholaitiocht agus and Fheiniulacht: Fionnadh Conair na Siochana / Musika, Politika eta Identitatea: Bake Bide Bila.” Maria was the organizer of this seminar that took place at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, UL (Ireland.) February 2004. As a result of this seminar, participating Basque musicians were recorded for the remake of Tubular Bells by Tom Newman and Tommy Sands, within their project ‘Pirates for Peace’.
  • 37th World Conference of the International Council for Traditional Music. Fuzhou and Qanzhou (China.) January 2004. Paper entitled “Dancing the Rhythms of Txalaparta. An Embodiment of Musical/Social Meaning.”
  • First Annual Conference of the Society for Musicology of Ireland. NUI Maynooth (Ireland). May 2003. Paper entitled: “Txalaparta and Euskara. Music and Language, Hand in Hand with the Making of Identity.
  • XVII Edición de las Jornadas de Folklore y Cultura Tradicional “Ortzadar”: “Las Músicas Tradicionales.” Iruñea (Pamplona) (Basque Country South, Spanish State) October 2001. Paper entitled: “La Txalaparta a través del tiempo. Un análisis etnomusicológico” (“Txalaparta Through the Ages, An Ethnomusicological Analysis.“)
  • 2000 International Musicological Society Symposium. Budapest (Hungary.) August 2000. Paper entitled: “How the Basque Instrument Txalaparta Was Rediscovered.”
  • Spring Conference of the Anthropological Association of Ireland. Belfast (Ireland), 15-16 May 1999.. Paper entitled: “Txalaparta and Identity.”

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