Events at the IMR

The Institute organises and hosts a variety of different events, details of which can be found below. We also provide listings of forthcoming UK conferences (contact us if you wish to have your event listed).

Please follow the link for a for a full calendar of IMR events (including past events). If you wish to be informed of forthcoming events via the IMR's mailing list, please email

Early Career Research Events

Conferences and workshops curated by early career researchers in collaboration with music departments around the UK. Details of this year's events to be announced shortly.

IMR Distinguished Lecture Series

In 2017-18 and 2018-19, the Distinguished Lecture Series has been replaced by a series of conferences. Details of the Distinguished Lecture Series which took place in 2015-16 and 2016-17 can be found here.

IMR Conference Grants Series

Conferences and workshops curated by researchers and hosted in central London. Events are designed to address urgent or contemporary  issues within the field of music studies.

Performance/Research Series

Organised by the Cambridge Centre for Musical Performance Studies and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, in conjunction with the IMR.

International Composers Series

A series of talks by leading international composers, linked to performances of their work in the UK. Details of the 2017-18 series will be announced periodically.

Other IMR Events


UK Conferences Listings