Enriching MMSH’s sound archives : participate in a collaborative afternoon on October 17th

On October 17th, in the middle of the Open Access Week, and in the frame of the Europeana Sounds project, we invite you to join us in an afternoon dedicated to the annotation of the MMSH sound archives (Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme / Mediterranean house of human sciences, Aix-en-Provence, France) in order to help us to enrich our sounds with a focus on the geolocation. […]

October 5th, 2016|News, Sound categories|0 Comments

Ring the bells

Bells are an essential part of the landscape: animal bells, campaniles, church bells. Contemporary society tends to forget them. These sound markers of space and time are superseded, supplemented by many other technologies and public services (the beep of your alarm or the firefighters siren). […]

Interviews with prominent players in the field of phonographic edition

In the wake of the May 1968 protest movement, new musical genres appeared on the French scene: free jazz, improvised music, world music from South America or Africa, psychedelic and progressive rock’n’roll, post-rock’n’roll or the later punk rock movement. A more traditional genre such as the French Chanson also witnessed the appearance of new artists with songs with politically committed lyrics. […]

March 17th, 2016|Music, News|0 Comments

Europeana Sounds orchestrates its first public conference

On Friday 2nd October 2015 the National Library of France (BnF) opened its doors to host the first public conference from Europeana Sounds. This blog post gives a first overview of the day. A full report on the conference will be issued and the videos published in the next couple of weeks. […]

October 14th, 2015|Events, News, Sound categories|0 Comments

Stories about migration on Wikipedia: edit-a-thon at the Mediterranean House of Human Sciences

This article is also available in French. The Research Centre of Ethnomusicology (CREM), the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS – Musée de l‘Homme) and the Sound Archive of the Mediterranean House of Human Sciences (MMSH) in collaboration with Wikimedia France will host a Wiki edit-a-thon on October 23rd, 2015 from 10:00 to 17:00 at the Mediterranean House of Human Sciences in Aix-en-Provence as part of the Europeana Sounds project. […]