Created by PhD candidates at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and supported by the Centre de Recherche sur les Arts et le Langage, Transposition: Musique et sciences sociales (EISSN 2110-6134) was launched in February 2011. This biannual online journal aims to explore how societies perceive, establish, and illustrate relationships between music and society by considering the significance of music and musical practices in societal organization. Articles are published in French or English.
Each issue is based on a specific topic, enabling dialogue between different academic domains. The inaugural issue, Polyphonie et Société, includes articles dealing with Western classical music, jazz, pedagogy, perception, and linguistics; the table of contents is here.