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Keep It Simple, Make It Fast! (KISMIF) Crossing Borders of Underground Music Scenes will take place in Porto, Portugal between 15th July and 17th July 2015. The conference is associated with the research project Keep It Simple, Make It Fast! (PTDC/CS-SOC/118830/2010).

The submission of papers for this conference is open to academic researchers working in all areas of sociology, anthropology, history, cultural economics, geography, urban planning, media and cultural studies and cognate disciplines, including design, illustration musicology, popular music and visual and performing arts. Open Call until 15 February 2015.

The KISMIF Conference 2015 will be preceded by a two-day Summer School entitled Gettin’ Underground Together!.  The Summer School Gettin’ Underground Together! will offer an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students, including those staying on for the conference, to attend specialist master classes and discuss their research work in seminars led by top academics in the field. It is also the possibility of deepening both theoretical and methodological questions in both proximity and dialogue with some of the main world references of the urban musical scenes.