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

Upcoming Conferences:
The SPA 2016 conference will again take place in Belfast, this time on 4th-6th July.
The SPA conferences in 2017 and 2018 are scheduled to take place in Durham and the provisional dates for these conferences (which are subject to change at this early stage) are: 10th – 12th July 2017 and 9th – 11th July 2018

2016 Conference2016 Conference See the 2016 SPA Conference Programme

Visit Belfast2015 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 Tina. We are always keen to hear from people in institutions that might be interested in hosting a future SPA conference.