The Min-On Music Research Institute

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    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)
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    Music in Peacebuilding
    Music in 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)
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    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)
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    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
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News & Topics

January 6, 2020
Remusicking Peace: Sound & Proactive Peacebuilding MOMRI at International Christian University (ICU), Oct. 25, 2019, Tokyo

A milestone in the development of Peace Studies, the book Rethinking Peace was published this year and co-written by professors from ICU.

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November 7, 2019
Music in Peacebuilding at the 2019 EUPRA Conference in Catania, Italy

The European Peace Research Association (EUPRA) held its biennial conference this month in Catania, Sicily, Italy with the theme of “Peace in Difficult Times: Challenges Europe and the World Face.

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May 21, 2019
MOMRI Director Presents at the 2019 APPRA Conference in Jakarta

his year’s conference of the Asia-Pacific Peace Research Association (APPRA) was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, from May 2 to 4.

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January 4, 2019
Elaine Sandoval presents at Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) 2018 Annual Meeting in Albuquerque

The 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from November 15-18, 2018.

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December 21, 2018
Keywords for Music in Peacebuilding

It is a great pleasure to announce the publication of Keywords for Music in Peacebuilding, edited by MOMRI, as a special issue of Music and the Arts in Action (MAiA Vol 6 No 2, 2018).

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October 31, 2018
2018 MOMRI Annual Conference “Musicking, Human Rights & Inclusion”

This year our Annual Conference benefited from the outstanding experience of our two keynote speakers, Laura Hassler and Svanibor Pettan (see details below).

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