The Min-On Music Research Institute

  • cover1
    Music Education
    Music Education
    Investigating music education as a proactive approach to fostering peace,
    and developing curricula aligned
    with social justice.
    Young People’s Chorus of New York City
    (sponsored by Min-On in 2000)
  • cover2
    Music and Peacebuilding
    Music and Peacebuilding
    To pursue a multidisciplinary investigation of the potential application of music in
    peacebuilding activities.
    International Students Music Festival in Osaka (sponsored by Min-On in 2007)
  • cover3
    Music Sociology
    Music Sociology
    Understanding the influence of musical activity upon
    social structures and social experiences.
    From the Series “A Musical Voyage along the Silk Road”
    (sponsored by Min-On in 1985)
  • cover4
    Music and Ecology
    Music and Ecology
    Music connecting us with our environments; learning from the systems perspective.
    From the Series “A Musical Voyage along the Silk Road” (by Min-On’s Research Team in Pakistan in 1977)

Our mission

To pursue a multidisciplinary investigation of the potential application of music in peacebuilding activities
Learn more >

News & Topics

May 24, 2017
MOMRI Research Fellows Edit Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Education

With the collaboration and support of Prof. Jeannie B. Lum, editor of the Journal of Peace Education (JPE), MOMRI Research Fellows completed the publication of the very first issue of this journal dedicated to music.

Read more...
January 23, 2017
MOMRI Report from the International Seminar on Music and Social Transformation

The conference itself was exciting, informative and , most importantly, very useful in terms of contacts.

Read more...
January 23, 2017
MOMRI Research Fellows Participate in the 5th International Symposium of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) Study Group on Applied Ethnomusicology

Craig Robertson and Michael Golden participated in the Symposium of the ICTM.

Read more...
August 1, 2016
2016 MOMRI Annual Report: Music in Peacebuilding

The MOMRI Annual Report Conference took place on June 2, 2016 with around 300 people in attendance.

Read more...
August 1, 2016
MOMRI Presents a Panel Discussion on Musicking and Identities: Models for Peacebuilding

On Friday June 3, 2016 at the Shinjuku TKP Conference Center, MOMRI organized its first panel discussion.

Read more...
October 6, 2015
MOMRI Research Fellows Participate in Historic Joint International Forum Sponsored by the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) and the International Council on Traditional Music (ICTM) in Limerick, Ireland.

Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick, Ireland, Sept. 13-16, 2015

Read more...