Symposium on Audience Research

Symposium on Audience Research

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Event information

The International Network for Audience Research in the Performing Arts is holding a symposium in the School of Performance and Cultural Industries at the University of Leeds on Thursday 14th September 2017. The symposium will comprise keynote speeches from Professor Lynne Conner (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) and Alan Brown (Principal, WolfBrown) and feature academic and practitioner papers as well as panels and other interactive sessions which will illustrate audience research methods in use.

The overarching theme of the event is Innovative methods of researching audiences. So we will dedicate time during the day to discussing emerging methods and the impact that approaches from disciplines beyond the arts and humanities can have on audience research.


  • Opening keynote – Alan Brown: Audience research gone wild
  • Closing keynote – Lynne Conner: Getting to a culture of arts talk: a call to arms

Invited speakers and papers