UP Center for Ethnomusicology (ACC 2017) and the University of the Philippines College of Music hosts the Asia-Pacific Society for Ethnomusicology (APSE) 2021 Online Conference: "INTEGRITIES AND IDENTITIES OF ASIA-PACIFIC TRADITIONAL EXPRESSIVE CULTURES."

Four respected scholars in music will deliver keynote: distinguished ACC fellows Dr. Ramon P. Santos (National Artist for Music, Philippines) and Dr. Chinary Ung (University of California, San Diego); Dr. Tan Sooi Beng (Universiti Sains Malaysia); and Dr. Patricia Campbell (University of Washington).

The conference seeks to address issues on identity and meaning, performance, creation, research, production and re-re/production, popular and commercial media, boundaries (geographic, cultural, social, economic), resilience (strategic practices of indigenous communities for survival, adaptation, fusion, etc.), gender, fluidity of identity, and pedagogy and transmission.

The APSE Conference will be held online, each saturday of November 2021, with a keynote; a panel presentation and discussion; and a performance from selected Asia-Pacific country.