The Conference Support scheme was designed to promote the dissemination of advanced research. Conference convenors were able to apply for financial assistance, whether for bringing key speakers to the UK (or other location if the event is to be held abroad), or for a wider range of expenses.
The Conference Support scheme has been phased out.
The British Academy continues to hold a limited number of landmark conferences (up to 6 a year): further information on how to submit a proposal for a British Academy Conference
The Proceedings of the British Academy series continues to publish themed volumes that may arise from conferences (up to 8 a year): further information on how to submit a publication proposal for the Proceedings series