The second international ESSA conference bears the title “Sound Studies: Mapping the Field”. It takes place at the University of Copenhagen, June 27-29, 2014. Among the themes are: Case studies that testify to the recent changes within sound studies, theoretical reflections on sound studies’ futures, methodological papers testing the inter- or trans-disciplinary approaches of sound studies, historical papers that may help understand and contextualize the current developments, papers addressing how the sound industries take part in the recent developments, sound design futures, and presentations of contemporary artworks that incorporate sounds.
Christine Guillebaud’s paper : Toward An Anthropology of Ambient Sound? Perspectives from India (Friday 27 June, panel 1, 15.00)