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

Upcoming Conferences:
The SPA 2017 conference will  take place in Durham, this time on 10th-12th July. For more details visit the conference website  or contact the organisers at
Deadline for abstracts: Tuesday 28th February 2017.

Past conferences:

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