Sixteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society
The University of Western Australia, School of Design
Perth, Australia
16–18 June 2021

2021 Call for Papers

We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, virtual lightning talks, virtual posters, or colloquia addressing one of the following themes:

  • Theme 1: Arts Education
  • Theme 2: Arts Theory and History
  • Theme 3: New Media, Technology, and the Arts
  • Theme 4: The Arts in Social, Political, and Community Life
  • 2021 Special Focus - Voices from the Edge: Negotiating the Local in the Global

Become a Presenter

1 Submit a Proposal

If you would like to present, start by submitting a proposal. You will need the following: presentation type, short/long descriptions, keywords, focus, themes, and biographical information.

View our Step-by-Step Guide to submitting a presentation proposal.

2 Get Accepted

After we receive your presentation proposal, it moves to the evaluation step. We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed between two to four weeks of submission.

See proposal deadlines below.

3 Register

Once your proposal is accepted, you must register before our Program Development team can schedule your presentation.

View our Step-by-Step Guide to the registration process.

Important Dates

We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission.

Proposal & Registration Dates

The dates below serve as a guideline for proposal submission based on our corresponding registration deadlines.

Proposal Deadlines

Advance Proposal Deadline 16 August 2020
Early Proposal Deadline 16 November 2020
Regular Proposal Deadline 16 March 2021
Late Proposal Deadline 16 May 2021

Registration Deadlines

Advance Registration Deadline 16 September 2020
Early Registration Deadline 16 December 2020
Regular Registration Deadline 16 May 2021
Late Registration Deadline 16 June 2021

Submit Your Proposal

Use the button below to submit a proposal for review.