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Call for Papers | Michael R. Argetsinger Syposium on International Motor Racing History | Nov. 10-11, 2017, Watkins Glen, NY. Call ends August 11, 2017

The history of international automotive competition falls within several realms, all of which are welcomed as topics for presentations, including, but not limited to: sports history, cultural studies, public history, the history of technology, sports geography and gender studies, as well as archival studies.

Call for Papers | “Critical Issues and Challenges in the Sport Industry of Growing Economies” | Special issue of International Journal of Sports Marketing & Sponsorship. Call ends August 15, 2017

This proposed special issue focuses on the sport industry in countries with a growing economy and sport industry that are located in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. It intends to seek contributions that critically examine, debate, and shed light on broad perspectives of sport marketing, sponsorship, and/or business operations in the sport industry of growing economies.

Professor/førsteamanuensis i Sport Management (inntil to stillinger) til Høgskolen i Molde. Søknadsfrist: 15. mai 2017

Ved Høgskolen i Molde legges det godt til rette for forskning og for tiden er 45 prosent av arbeidstiden øremerket forskning, utvikling, innovasjon, samfunnskontakt og formidling. Fagmiljøet i Sport Management er organisert i en egen forskningsgruppe. Forskningsgruppen består både av egne ansatte og forskere fra andre institusjoner.

Call for Papers | The British Society of Sports History Annual Conference, University of Worcester, 1–2 September 2017. Call ends June 1, 2017

In keeping with the intention to foster broad debate, and productive and engaging dialogue, this is an open-themed conference and the organisers welcome a wider array on relevant historical contributions. BSSH and the local organizer as particularly keen this year to support Post-Graduate and Early-Career Researchers who are willing to present their research.

Call for Papers | “Physical Education Teacher Education in a Global Policy Space” | Special issue of Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport & Physical Education. Call ends May 27, 2017

This special issue seeks to focus attention on physical education teacher education by building the knowledge base and broadening the geographical, theoretical and innovative writing about physical education teacher education (PETE), PETE teacher educators, and those who shape and those who experience PETE (including the vision, structure, curriculum, pedagogies and assessment within PETE).

Call for Chapters | Accessibility, Inclusion, and Diversity in Critical Events Studies | Proposed book for Routledge. Call ends May 15, 2017

The vision for this book is to feature contributions from critical events and interdisciplinary scholars. Chapters should interweave theory, policy and/or practice, and include at least one planned event/festival case study. Empirical work which features creative research methods is especially welcome.

Call for Papers | “Reinforcing, Crossing, and Transcending Borders: Soccer in a Globalized World” | International conference, September 4–5 2017, Athens, Greece. Call ends May 20, 2017

Referred to as the global game and embodying many different aspects of globalization, soccer has increasingly become the focus of scholarly research, the topic of media inquiry and the subject of creative work looking to understand the sport from both a local and a global perspective.

Call for Papers | “Sport, Dictatorship and Fascism” | International Conference, June 20–21 2017, Lisbon, Portugal. Call ends April 30, 2017

The Institute for Contemporary History at University Nova of Lisbon is organizing a conference dedicated to the relationship between sport, dictatorship and fascism in 20th century southern Europe. The common Catholic matrix, the authoritarian past and the intense cultural relations of Italy, Spain and Portugal makes an interesting case study.

Inbjudan | Bästa studentuppsats om idrott 2016-17 | SVEBI, Svensk Förening för Beteende- och Samhällsvetenskaplig Idrottsforskning

SVEBI (Svensk Förening för Beteende- och Samhällsvetenskaplig Idrottsforskning) inbjuder studenter till en tävling om bästa uppsats på avancerad nivå (15-30 hp) med ett idrottspedagogiskt, idrottspsykologiskt, idrottssociologiskt eller annat samhällsvetenskapligt idrottsämne.

Call for Papers | “Theory and methods in sport policy and politics research” | Special issue of International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, Call ends May 31, 2017

The purpose of this special issue is to advance debates, understanding and application of theory and methods in sport policy and politics research. Papers associated with any sport policy or politics topic are welcomed, so long as they lead and contribute to theoretical or methodological debates. Papers may be based on primary research which demonstrates the novel application of particular theories or methods.