12-15 April 2018. British Forum for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference (Newcastle University): Matthew Machin-Autenrieth presented a paper introducing the new project
23 April 2018. Encounter Culture Workshop at the Woolf Institute (University of Cambridge): Matthew Machin-Autenrieth presented a paper introducing the ERC project, alongside other music projects based at, or affiliated with, the Woolf Institute
6 July 2018. El porqué del flamenco. Poderío, singularidad, universalidad workshop at Universidad Pablo de Olavide en Carmona, Sevilla: Matthew Machin-Autentieth delivered a presentation exploring the attraction and popularity of flamenco from an ethnomusicological perspective. The presentation will touch on the intercultural potential of flamenco, drawing attention to new research conducted as part of the ERC project
13-14 July 2018. Performing and Staging Cultural Difference: Artistic Representations of 21st-Century Migration and Mobility Workshop at the Universität Konstanz: Matthew Machin-Autenrieth was involved in the organisation and presentation of this workshop in which participants shared work related to music and the representation of immigrant communities.
8 November 2018. Woolf Institute 20th Anniversary Research Day. Matthew Machin-Autenrieth presented a 'lightning' talk to an audience of academics and the general public
12-16 November 2018. CCME "Judaïsme marocain: pour une marocanité en partage", Séance V: "Juifs marocains: force de proposition - force de mobilisation", Vanessa Paloma Elbaz spoke on the possible project of KHOYA/U. Cambridge - Moroccan Universities and Research Institutions - ERC
15-18 November 2018. Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico: Matthew presented a paper entitled 'Ziryab and Us: The (A)Political Currency of an Arab Andalusian Musical Myth'
29 November - 6 December 2018. Sawt el Mellah à la Cité Portugaise in El Jadida, Morocco. Vanessa Paloma Elbaz participated in the preparation of performance art and an exhibition on Jewish memory in El Jadida, as well as hosting a session on memory and Jewish life through sounds.
11th December 2018. Flamenco and the Rediscovery of Islamic Spain. A guest lecture delivered by Prof. Charles Hirschkind (University of California, Berkley) at the Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge (room tbc).