Arts In Society Conference

Fifteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society 2020

Galway, Ireland
24 - 26 June 2020
The conference ended on 26 June 2020

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline
24th May 2020

About Arts In Society Conference

The Arts in Society Research Network: a conference and journal collection founded in 2000, exploring innovative theories, practices, and critical analyses of the arts. The 15th International Conference on the Arts in Society 2020 will be held in Galway, Ireland on 24-26 June 2020.


Design, Film and media, Perception, Video games, Genre, Museums, Art history, Arts education, Creative arts, Art theory, Abstraction, Cultural theory, Design technologies, Art festivals

Call for Papers

Fifteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society 

NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland 

24–26 June 2020  

We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, virtual lightning talks, virtual posters, creative practice showcase, or colloquia addressing one of the following themes: 

  • Theme 1: Arts Education 
  • Theme 2: Arts Theory and History 
  • Theme 3: New Media, Technology, and the Arts 
  • Theme 4: Social, Political, and Community Agendas in the Arts 
  • 2020 Special Focus—Against the Grain: Arts and the Crisis of Democracy 


The next proposal deadline is 24 August 2019. We welcome the submission of presentation proposals at any time of the year up until 30 days before the start of the conference. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission. 


The Arts in Society Journal Collection consists of four journals and an annual review. The Arts in Society Journal Collection encourages the widest range of submissions and aims to foster the highest standards of intellectual excellence. Articles may be submitted by in-person and virtual participants as well as Research Network Members. 

Journals in the Collection are indexed by: 

  • Art Source (EBSCO) - China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI Scholar) 
  • Computer Science - Business Information Systems Directory (Cabell's) 
  • Educational Curriculum & Methods Directory (Cabell's) 
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory 

For more information and to submit a proposal visit: https://artsinsociety.com/2020... 

Please forward this announcement to your colleagues and students who may be interested. 

Enquiries: support@artsinsociety.com Web address: https://artsinsociety.com/2020... 

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Arts in Society Research Network / Common Ground Research Networks

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