Sami Music: Symposium & Konzert

Sonic Politics in the European North


11 and 12 November 2016


Symposium on Sami music, featuring international invited speakers
Workshop on traditional improvisation-based Yoik singing
Concert with "Stuoris & Balddonas" – traditional Yoik today


Sapmi sind eine indigene Bevölkerungsgruppe in Schweden, Norwegen und Finnland, deren Geschichte von Diskriminierung gezeichnet ist, die aber heute immer mehr die politischen Diskurse und die musikalische Repräsentanz der nordischen Länder mitbestimmen.


Programme


Friday, 11 November 2016

  • 10.00 – 10.30 am: Opening
    Christian Meyer, Vice Rector of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
    Ursula Hemetek, Head of the Department of Folk Music Research and Ethnomusicology
     
  • 10.30 – 11.30 am: Karl Tirén's Joik Collection
    Dan Lundberg
     
  • 12.00 – 1.00 pm: Virgin Mary and Sáráhkká
    Songs of the relationship between the Sámi people and the Church of Sweden
    Krister Stoor
     
  • 2.00 – 3.00 pm: The Ban on Sámi Yoik in the Sámi Community of Kautokeino
    Ola Graff
     
  • 3.30 – 5.00 pm: Yoik-Workshop
    Krister Stoor
     
  • 7.00 pm: Concert "To Yoik is to Live"
    Stuoris & Balddonas


Saturday, 12 November 2016

  • 10.00 – 11.00 am: Cosmology and Decolonizing Politics in Sámi Music
    Tina K. Ramnarine
     
  • 11.30 am – 12.30 pm: Queering Sápmi and Indigenishing Queer Theory
    Intersections of Sámi Musical performance and LGBTQ Politics
    Thomas Hilder
     
  • 12.30 – 1.30 pm: Comment by Ana Hofman and Closing Discussion