20th International Conference of the ACEI
The Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI) invites you to attend its 20th international conference on cultural economics to be held at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia from Tuesday June 26th to Friday 29th, 2018.
ACEI 2018 conference website.
- Call for papers: 1st November 2017
- Abstract submission deadline: 31st January 2018
- Final date for paper acceptance: 28th February 2018
- Deadline for submitting accepted papers : 1st June 2018
Researchers with an interest on the economics of culture, as well as representatives of the cultural sector, such as arts administrators, business practitioners, consultants and policy-makers, will be invited to share their research and findings on the interactions between the practices of the cultural sector and economic analysis.
Young Researchers Workshop Call for Participants
A workshop dedicated to young researchers will be held on Tuesday June 26th. The workshop will be chaired by Dr, Jordi McKenzie. For more details on the Young Researchers Workshop please contact Dr. McKenzie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested graduate students should submit the online form (available soon) by January 31st, 2018
to apply for a space in the Young Researchers Workshop.
Applicants will need to submit a 700 word abstract of their dissertation, indicate which stage they are at, provide their institutional affiliation and title of their graduate program, as well as what type of job they envisage after graduation (academic, government, consulting). Also applicants are asked to upload a copy of their CV.
Applicants will be informed of whether they have been allocated a place at the workshop by February 28th, 2018.
The workshop provides an opportunity for conference delegates who are graduate students (at masters and PhD level) to discuss their dissertations, publication plans and job market issues amongst
themselves and with other more experienced scholars who share an interest in questions surrounding economic aspects of culture.
Prizes and Honours
The ACEI awards regular prizes and creates Honorary Fellows from
time to time.
The Presidents' Prize
This prize is awarded to the best paper in the judgement of a
Committee consisting of the President, Past President and
President-Elect that is presented at the biennial conference by a PhD
or other postgraduate student. The prize includes: an announcement of
the winner in the Journal of Cultural
(JCE) and other academic journals; a waiver of conference
registration and conference banquet fees for the next conference; and
an expedited process for refereeing the winning paper for possible
publication in the JCE. The winner is announced at the ACEI's General
Meeting during the conference.
Participants at the Young Researchers Workshop are encouraged to apply for the President’s Prize
The Pommerehne Prize
The prize is awarded to the paper published in the Journal of
Cultural Economics in the 2 volumes preceding the biennial conference
that is judged to be best. The winner receives a prize of US$1,000. The
procedures are currently under review.
Previous conference information
The Association holds an international conference every two years.
The 19th International Conference of ACEI was held in Valladolid, Spain,
June 21-24 2016.
The local organizer of the conference was the Universidad de Valladolid
The 18th International Conference of ACEI was held in Montreal, Canada,
June 24-27 2014.
The local organizers of the conference were ESG UQAM
at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM)
The 17th International Conference of ACEI was held in Kyoto, Japan,
June 21-24 2012. The local
organizers of the conference were Doshisha University
and Japan Association
for Cultural Economics
The 16th International Conference of ACEI was held at the Copenhagen Business
, Denmark, June 10-12 2010. The local
organizers of the conference were Copenhagen Business School,
Institute of Innovation and Organizational Economics, and the
University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics.
See History page for details of
previous prize winners, workshops and symposia.