Call for Submissions 2019-20

The Editorial Board of the Irish Journal of Arts Management & Cultural Policy announces deadlines for 2019-20 issue

We are seeking contributions in the following areas:

  • Academic papers based on peer-reviewed original research
  • Book Reviews
  • Policy and Report Reviews: reviews and reflections on recent policy and reports published in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
  • Perspectives on Practice: showcasing current practice in arts management, heritage management and cultural policy
  • New Voices: Postgraduate Research: short articles summarising original postgraduate research work at master’s level and above

Proposals for special issues of the journal are also always welcome.

We now invite submissions for the 2019-20 issue of IJAMCP:

Section Word count Submission Deadline
Research Articles 4,000-5,000 3 June 2019
Book Reviews 1,000-2,5000 3 June 2019
Policy & Report Reviews 1,000-3,000 3 June 2019
Perspectives on Practice 1,000-3,000 20 May 2019 for proposals to designated editor, final texts by 18 July 2019
New Voices: Postgraduate Research 2,000-3,000 3 June 2019

Detailed information for each section can be found here and through the Style Guide here.

For further enquiries, please contact the corresponding Section Editor:

Research articles Victoria Durrer
Book reviews Niamh NicGhabhann
Policy reviews Victoria Durrer
Perspectives on Practice Ali FitzGibbon
New Voices: Postgraduate Research Pat Cooke




The Irish Journal of Arts Management and Cultural Policy is a peer reviewed, open access e-journal publishing original research on the arts and cultural sector in Ireland.

The journal aims to:

  • Disseminate high quality, recent academic research on all aspects of Irish arts management and cultural policy in an accessible format;
  • Serve as an educational resource for arts management and cultural policy professionals, and students studying related topics;
  • Support the skill development of professionals working in the arts and cultural sector;
  • Encourage debate on topical issues related to arts and cultural management/policy;
  • Support and grow a vibrant Irish research community, allowing for the exchange of ideas and promoting research collaborations between individuals and organisations.

The Irish Journal of Arts Management and Cultural Policy publishes original research on the arts and cultural sector in Ireland; cultural policy; arts and cultural management; cultural tourism and the creative industries; cultural economics; heritage and museum studies; governance; marketing, audience development and participation; philanthropy/ fundraising; cultural finance; administration; production/ consumption; and arts and education.

The Journal fills a much-needed space for theoretical and practitioner reflection on issues of cultural policy and arts management in Ireland. It was initiated at the School of Art History and Cultural Policy, University College Dublin (UCD), and currently has editorial board members from Queen’s University Belfast, University of Limerick and University College Dublin.