40th stp&a Conference
Ottawa, University of Ottawa, Canada   October 9th – October 11th 2014

The conference was a great success!

Nearly 200 delegates from 16 different countries leading to very fruitful exchanges!

The University of Ottawa Conference Chairs thank you all and hope to see you in Adelaide, Australia in December 2015!


STP&A is an interdisciplinary gathering of researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and students that explores key trends, practices and policy issues affecting the arts around the world. STP&A is the oldest and one of the most influential academic gatherings of researchers and practitioners in the field of arts management and cultural policy.

STP&A participants are drawn from a broad range of disciplines including, but not limited to: political science, sociology, economics, law, arts management, arts education, art history, museum studies, cultural studies, education, and policy studies as well as arts managers and artists.

The conference is affiliated with the Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society (JAMLS), which has been an authoritative peer-reviewed journal in the arts management and cultural policy for more than 40 years.


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