42nd International Conference on Social Theory, Politics and the Arts, Montreal, Quebec (Canada), October 14-16, 2016

How hyper-modern and accelerated society are challenging the cultural sector: Democratic, identity and recognition issues





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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Un gros merci à Isabelle - a fantastic and classy conference.

This was a great group of attendees (part of it on the photo) ! Thank you for your dynamic participation!