The Society for Ethnomusicology is devoted to the support of ethnomusicology and to the study of music-making all over the world. SEM publishes the journal, Ethnomusicology.
Click here for links to SEM's ancillary organizations: Association for Chinese Music Research; Association for Korean Music Research; Society for Asian Music
'seeking to understand the human processes within which music is imagined, discussed, and made'
The aims of the ICTM are to further the study, practice, documentation, preservation and dissemination of traditional music, including folk, popular, classical and urban music, and dance of all countries.