The Audiences 2030 conference will take place on the 28th and 29th of September 2017 at the Catholic University of Lisbon, Portugal. The conference is sponsored by CEDAR funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK,  in association with the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, the Audience and Reception Studies section of ECREA and YECREA.

The conference venue is the Lisbon campus of Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Palma de Cima). Palma de Cima, 1649-023 Lisboa, Portugal

We are delighted that 120 scholars have registered for the Audiences2030 conference. Our room arrangements have now shown us that we can accommodate 30 more attendees who wish to attend the conference (Without presenting a paper) for a reduced fee of 35 Euros. The last date for registering for these audience seats is 30th June. Please visit to express your interest.

Draft Programme for Audiences 2030

The draft programme for Audiences2030 is now ready and we are expecting a fantastic array of papers! 

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Some highlights of this conference include –

Keynote speakers: Sonia Livingstone, Martin Barker, Thomas Tufte, Klaus Bruhn Jensen

Highlight Plenary: End of Project launch panel for the CEDAR network’s findings

Audiences2030 Respondents’ Panel:, Peter Lunt, Kim Schroeder, Pille Prullmann-Vengerfeldt

Commentary on the Launch Event for the CEDAR Final Report:  Sylvia Harvey (VLV) and David Frohlich (Digital World Research Centre, University of Surrey)

YECREA Workshop: Voice and identity in academia (Cristina Ponte, Vivi Theodoropoulou, Pille Prullmaan-Vengerfeldt)

Conference Dinner 


Ranjana Das (Director, CEDAR), Brita Ytre-Arne (Co-Director, CEDAR), David Mathieu, Ana Jorge, Ines Amaral, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, the Audience and Reception Studies section of ECREA and YECREA.