50 YEARS OF OVERSEAS V-POP — IAPMS online workshop vol. 11

We are pleased to host the Inter-Asia Popular Music Studies (IAPMS) Online Workshop vol. 11. To participate in this online event, please register by filling out the form with your name and email address. The event information will be sent to your email upon registration. A reminder email will also be sent one day before as well as one hour before the event.

Registration form: https://forms.gle/9d1HWFAJTrWWGaHW6

The event will be held on 6th January 2022 (Thursday):
19:00-21:00 (Vietnam), 21:00-23:00m (Korea/Japan), 20:00-22:00 (China), 13:00-15:00 (Germany/Austria), 12:00 (UK)

(Please use the time zone converter to calculate the event time in your location: https://www.thetimezoneconverter.com/)

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IAPMS Online Workshop vol. 11
50 YEARS OF OVERSEAS V-POP

Speaker: LY-QUYET TIEN (Becamex Business School, Eastern International University, Bihn Duong, Vietnam)
Moderator: Yoshitaka Mori (Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan)
Organizers: Yoshitaka Mori & Hyunjoon Shin (Professor, SungKongHoe University, Korea)

Date: 6th January 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 19:00-21:00 (Vietnam)
21:00-23:00m (Korea/Japan)
20:00-22:00 (China)
13:00-15:00 (Germany/Austria)
12:00 (UK)

Abstract:
The end of the Vietnam War in 1975 opened a new chapter in the history of the country. The 30 of April, 1975 is a day of many meanings: to the majority Vietnamese, it is an unforgettable day for the people to return to peace and rebuild the country after 21 years of civil war with the intervention of the foreigners whereas to others, this day means the fall of Saigon and the beginning of a long exile with arduous challenges. Lots of Southerners among them, many Saigon artists fled the country to America, Europe and Australia. Paris and then Orange County became the cultural center that attracted most of the reputed Saigon singers to come and live and continue their activities. Many entertainment companies were born, many music products were created and many concerts were organized to serve the Vietnamese diaspora. A school of music appeared and developed in France and in the USA in parallel with Vietnamese music in the country. Overseas V-Pop has experienced ups and downs, golden time and dark time and renaissance in their development since 1975.
50 years of overseas V-Pop studies the background into which Vietnamese overseas music was born and develops: its styles, themes as well as its own particularity. The study also examines its identity and originality, its positive role in diversifying and modernizing of Vietnam’s pop culture and its active role in the promotion of the yellow music in Vietnam and across the world.

Speaker: Ly Quyet Tien
Lecturer and researcher at Becamex Business School, Eastern International University, doctor Ly Quyet Tien has been guest lecturer at many universities in Ho Chi Minh city, Binh Duong and Dong Nai (Vietnam). He holds bachelor’s degrees in History & in English from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities. He also holds M.A. degrees in FLE from University of Rouen, in Vietnam History from the Southern Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities in HCMC. In 2008, he received his Ph.D. in Eastern Asia and Humanities from University of Paris 7- Diderot. Specialist in Vietnamese studies, he has taken part as presenter in international conferences since 2014 and been invited as guest scholar/lecturer at Institut d’Asie Orientale (AOL), École Normale Supérieure in Lyon and University of Toulouse-Jean Jaures in Toulouse (France). He can be contacted at lyquyettien@yahoo.fr

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