SIMM is organizing and accompanying international annual ‘SIMM-posia’, lectures as well as seminars for scholars, practitioners of music projects in social and community work, funders and governmental representatives, who have in common their interest to do research, or to welcome or support research on the role music making may play in social and community work.

International comparative research

Under the supervision of Professor John Sloboda a three-year international comparative research project has been designed to investigating the practitioners ...
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Lectures

The organization of series of lectures and seminars given by researchers working with or associated to SIMM are currently being ...
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SIMM-seminar 2: Antwerp 2019

The 2nd SIMM research seminar - organized by the international research platform SIMM, the Antwerp Research Institute for the Arts (ARIA), University ...
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SIMM-seminar 1: Helsinki 2018

The 1st SIMM research seminar, organized by the international research platform SIMM and the Sibelius Academy (UniArts) in Helsinki, was dedicated to ...
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SIMM-PhD-programme at Guildhall

The ambition of the research platform SIMM is to contribute to preparing the terrain for the future creation of one ...
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Art Exhibition

SIMM hopes to be involved in coproducing and presenting "Music was my first love", an art exhibition of works by ...
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episode 1:  Geoffrey Baker & John Sloboda

SIMM-podcast #1: with  Geoffrey Baker (UK) and John Sloboda (UK) In this 1st SIMM-podcast episode we hear Lukas Pairon interview the 5th annual ...
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episode 7: with Maria Majno (Italy) and Gillian Howell (Australia)

SIMM-podcast #7: with Maria Majno from Italy (00:42->15:58) and Gillian Howell from Australia (16:01->31:30) about the practice of - and research on ...
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episode 8: with Natalia Puerta Gordillo & Juan Sebastian Rojas (Colombia) & Tinashe Mutero (Zimbabwe)

SIMM-podcast #8: with 3 scholars from the Southern hemisphere: Juan Sebastian Rojas (01:31->14:27) and Natalia Puerta Gordillo (14:28->23:33) from Colombia, and Tinashe Mutero (23:35->32:12) from Zimbabwe ...
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episode 6: with Samuel Araujo (Brazil)

SIMM-podcast #6: with Samuel Araujo (Brazil) In this 6th SIMM-podcast episode we hear Lukas Pairon discuss with Brazilian Samuel Araujo about the practice of - and research ...
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