MAPSI - "Managing Art Projects with Societal Impact" Conference in Tallinn
Preliminary call for papers
The first MAPSI (Managing Art projects with Societal Impact) international conference, held in Tallinn, July 7th 2015, aims to bring together researchers, academic and educators as well as practitioners interested in the topic, managing art project with societal impact. We are focusing on contributions where arts and cultural issues are managed to achieve public and societal objectives from various disciplines; all management approaches, economics, cultural policy, social sciences and art. Along the conference also a small academy-based music showcase is planned.
MAPSI conference fosters international approaches and testimonies to the benefit of all the academic and practitioners community in art and cultural management with societal focus building a novel network around the phenomena.
We welcome people from the domains of art, marketing and management, economics, sociology, cultural policy, social work etc. to join the discussions. For research sessions researchers, academic and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for paper or poster presentations or a performance. Proposals from any relevant discipline will be considered, providing an original academic or practical contribution to the study or education of arts and cultural management with societal impact. Various sectors of the arts and cultural industries (performing arts and festivals, heritage, museums and visual arts, film production and distribution, book publishing, recording, broadcasting, audio-visual media and multimedia, design) are welcome.
Abstracts of 500 words can be uploaded, through the website: mapsi.eu starting from 01.01.2015 and no later February 28th 2015. Extended abstracts of 2000- 3000 words are due May 11th 2015.