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

Upcoming Conferences:
The SPA 2019 will take place at the University of Durham from 8th-10th July. For details click here.

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

Durham, 2017. Click here for details.

2016 Conference2016 Conference See the 2016 SPA Conference Programme


Visit Belfast

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