Guidelines for Submission

Guidelines for Submission

The deadline for proposals of papers is Sunday 15th April 2018 midnight Lisbon time. Notification of acceptance will be emailed to applicants by 15 May 2018.

A submission should consist of a zipped folder containing:

  • The paper abstract in English (500 words maximum, including 2 to 3 keywords), headed by the author’s name(s), organizational affiliation (if any), contact address, telephone, and email address, in PDF;
  • A short CV (2 pages max.)
  • A list of main publications (up to 10 entries), in PDF.
  • A short biography (up to 150 words), in PDF;

Submission are to be made directly by email to ncmm.contemporarymusic[at]
Please send a copy (cc) to:   imp[at]

The abstract as well as the short biography should be ready for publication if the paper is accepted. A programme containing the paper abstracts and biographies will be published on the NCMM website <> and made available at the conference.

Submissions from students and early-career postdoctoral researchers are particularly encouraged.

Paper presentation guidelines:

  • Each paper presentation will be 20 minutes (including a 5 minute question period).
    Papers are to be given in English.
  • Standard presentation equipment will be provided including a video projector and stereo sound system. Please bring your own VGA or HDMI connector, as well as a mini-jack output adaptor if it is not included on your device.
  • A computer will be available in the conference rooms.

For any further queries, please contact us: ncmm.contemporarymusic[at]

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