The SPA holds an international academic conference each summer, regularly attracting up to 250 delegates from the UK and overseas.

Upcoming Conferences:
SPA 2020, scheduled to take place at the University of York from 15th-17th July, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Past conferences:
Durham, 2019. Click here for details.
York, 2018. Click here for details.

Durham, 2017. Click here for details.

2016 Conference2016 Conference See the 2016 SPA Conference Programme

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2015 Conference The 2015 SPA Conference took place on 6-8th July at the Belfast Met.

Conference 2014
2014 Conference
 The 2014 conference was a huge success, hosted at the University of Sheffield.

Previous ConferencesPrevious Conferences Details on past SPA conferences since 2010

SPA Conference 2014

If you have a general query about SPA conferences, please get in touch with us. We are always keen to hear from people in institutions that might be interested in hosting a future SPA conference.