BAFTSS exists to:
- promote the recognition of the discipline and represent the academic and professorial interests of those engaged in it to the academy, government, funding agencies, the cultural industries and the public;
- encourage best teaching and research practice;
- promote the training of postgraduate students in research.
Details of the forthcoming conference (Manchester Metropolitan University, 16-18 April 2015) may be found at www.baftss.org/category/conference.