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Music Encoding Conference Proceedings 2015, 2016 and 2017

Perry Roland, Music Encoding Conference (2015 : Florenz), Music Encoding Conference (2016 : Montréal) & Music Encoding Conference (2017 : Tours)
Music Encoding Conference Proceedings

Centenary (Singapore)

Kevin Blackburn
Between 2014 and 2018, there were no state-organized events to mark the centenary of the First World War in Singapore. This contrasts with the state-sanctioned commemoration of the Second World War, which permeates public life in Singapore. The reasons for this contrast lie in ambivalent official attitudes towards the colonial era. In that period, the First World War was regularly commemorated. However, in post-independence Singapore, the First World War has not featured in state commemoration....

Islam in Austria-Hungary

Edin Hajdarpasic
During the First World War, mobilizing Muslim soldiers and Islamic institutions became an important international concern for Austria-Hungary. This article looks at how the Habsburg Monarchy tried to regulate Muslim populations in Bosnia-Herzegovina after 1878 before considering a series of wartime Austro-Hungarian measures aimed at incorporating Muslim subjects.These ranged from recognizing Islam as a state religion to conscripting Muslim soldiers to fight on behalf of the Ottoman, Habsburg, and German empires.

Centenary (United Kingdom)

Lucy Noakes
How did the British nation-state, visibly divided in the early 21st century along lines of competing national identities, political allegiances and attitudes to the European Union, commemorate the First World War? Did the centenary act to unify the nation, to provide a widely shared sense of the past and of shared values and identities? Studying a range of different commemorative activities, this article considers the motivations for widespread engagement with the centenary, the forms of...

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