Call for Submissions

The Editorial Board of the Irish Journal of Arts Management & Cultural Policy is open for submissions for the 2020-2021 Issue

We will be seeking contributions in the following areas:

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


Section Word count Submission Deadline
Research Articles 4,000-5,000 December 2020
Book Reviews 1,000-2,500 May 2021
Policy & Report Reviews 1,000-3,000 May 2021
Perspectives on Practice 1,000-3,000 May 2021
New Voices: Postgraduate Research 2,000-3,000 March 2021

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 Marie Kelly
Policy reviews Marie Kelly
Perspectives on Practice Ali FitzGibbon
New Voices: Postgraduate Research Pat Collins




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; creative producing and curating; 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 College Cork, and National University of Ireland, Galway.