Sixteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society - The University of Western Australia 2021

Perth, Australia
16 - 18 June 2021
The conference begins on 16 June 2021

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline
16th May 2021

About ICAIS2021

The International Conference on the Arts in Society is a platform for interrogation of the nature of the arts and arts practices. Its aim is to create an interdisciplinary conversation on the role of the arts in society. The 16th International Conference on the Arts in Society 2021 will be held in Perth, Australia on 16-18 June 2021.


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

Call for Papers

Sixteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society 

The University of Western Australia, School of Design, Perth, Australia

16–18 June 2021

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 
  • 2021 Special Focus—Voices from the Edge: Negotiating the Local in the Global


The next proposal deadline is 16 August 2020. 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/2021-conference/call-for-papers

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

Inquiries: support@artsinsociety.com 

Use the hashtags: #ICAIS21 #mycgrn  

Arts in Society Research Network / Common Ground Research Networks

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