5-9 November 2018: 1st SIMM-seminar in Helsinki (Kallio-Kuninkala)

The 1st SIMM research seminar, organized by the international research platform SIMM and the Sibelius Academy (UniArts) in Helsinki, was dedicated to methodology in research on the possible role of music in social and community projects. The seminar took place from 5 – 9 November 2018 in Helsinki, Finland.

This research-seminar proposed to allow post-graduate students and early-career researchers involved in ongoing research on the possible role of music in social and community work (SIMM) to spend a week together and share their research experiences.

A number of expert facilitators and researchers associated to SIMM were also present: Prof. Heidi Westerlund (Sibelius Academy, Finland), Dr. James Butterworth (University of Oxford, UK), Dr. An De Bisschop (University College Ghent, Belgium) and Dr. Graça Mota.