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JSS Call for Papers: Soundscapes of South-East Asia (cont'd)


Themes for submission may include but are not limited to: The sonic identity of any South-East Asian space; differences between Western and South-East Asian soundscapes; South-East Asian (contemporary) sound art; the role, position, and function of music in contemporary South-East Asian societies; sonic histories of South-East Asia; listening cultures of South-East Asia; politics of sounds or the sounds of politics in South-East Asia; the role of silence in South-East Asian societies and/or discourses; the role of sounds in South-East Asian religions; rural “versus” urban soundscapes.


The Journal of Sonic Studies is a peer-reviewed, online, open access journal providing a platform for theorists and artist-researchers who would like to present relevant work regarding auditory cultures, to further our collective understanding of the impact and importance of sound for our cultures. The editors welcome scholarly as well as artistic research and also expect all contributions to have a firm theoretical grounding. Priority is given to contributions that explicitly use the Internet as a medium, e.g. by inserting A/V materials, hyperlinks, and the use of non-conventional structures. JSS invites potential contributors to use the Research Catalogue as the platform in which the submission is presented (see


Other submission guidelines can be found at


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