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Transposition: Musique et sciences sociales

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.

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Musica humana


Musica humana (ISSN 2092-4828), a refereed journal that explicitly invites interdisciplinary work, was launched in 2009. Its first issue (spring 2009) included research in therapy, performance practice, pedagogy, and cognitive psychology, giving a glimpse of its intended scope—which, according to their website, also includes “linguistics and semiotics, sociology and anthropology, intellectual history and cultural theory, as well as aesthetics and philosophy.” The journal is published by the Korean Institute for Musicology.

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