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Call for Participants | Helsinki Nordic Sports Law Seminar, October 27–28, 2017 | Helsinki, Finland

This seminar will be bringing together leading Nordic sports law professionals, academics and enthusiasts and this is a great way to share information and stay up to date on relevant issues that impact sports law as well as establish and maintain networks with international professionals.

Call for Papers | “Sports & Spirituality in Catholic Higher Education” | Special issue of Journal of Catholic Higher Education

Inspired by the Pontifical Council for Culture’s 2016 “Sport at the Service of Humanity” conference, as well as a 2017 follow-up event at Villanova University, an upcoming edition of the Journal of Catholic Higher Education will examine the intersection of sports and spirituality in Catholic higher education.

Call for Abstracts | Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? | Coventry University, November 9–10, 2017. Call ends August 21, 207

To mark the end of the 4-year EU funded Carnival project and the launch of a new edited book, also titled ‘Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales?’,  the Centre for Business in Society at Coventry University proudly present an international inter-disciplinary conference for academics and practitioners.

Call for Papers | “Transitions in Sport Life” | Special issue of Sport in Society. Call ends October 1, 2017

Transitions in sport life is a rapidly growing research and applied area in sport sciences – especially in sport psychology and sport sociology. We invite well contextualized, theoretically and methodologically sounded papers based on empirical quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-method projects, case studies, and applied research (e.g. support system in the transitions).

Call for Papers | The Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Journal. Call ends 29 September 2017

The 2016 Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association (ANZSLA) Journal will be published in the coming months and submissions of articles are now invited for the 2017 ANZSLA Journal. he articles will be double blind peer refereed by two suitable persons, determined by the Editor, in consultation with the ANZSLA Journal Editorial Committee.

Call for Papers | “Fat and Physical Activity” | Special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society. Call ends December 2017

This special issue invites contributions across a range of disciplines and methodological and theoretical approaches within fat studies that pursue questions advancing knowledge about physical activity, fat, health and wellbeing.

Call for Papers | Pan-African Sports Studies: Beyond Physical Education | University of Zambia, Lusaka, March 26–28 2018. Call ends December 20, 2017

Conference organizers invite paper proposals from scholars in the following fields: anthropology, sociology, history, geography, politics, economics, African diaspora studies, policy and other multi- and inter-disciplinary perspectives that speak to the theme of Pan-African Studies: Beyond Physical Education.

Call for Papers | “The Uniqueness of the Sport Context” | Special Issue of the Journal of Global Sport Management. Call ends March 31, 2018

Manuscripts are currently being solicited for an upcoming special issue of the Journal of Global Sport Management. As the field of sport management has evolved, challenges have been raised concerning the uniqueness of sport management education content and research. Accordingly, this special issue welcomes submissions that highlight or even demonstrate the uniqueness of the sport context.

Call for Papers | “Leisure Cultures and Glocal Challenges to National Populist Politics” | Special Issue of Leisure Studies. Call ends 31 January 2018

This special issue interrogates how institutional and informal realms of leisure-based protest, resistance, and counter-hegemonic struggle continue to operate in recognizable ways; and how emergent leisure-based cultures, practices, contexts and tactics are being developed that offer a rupture to normative regimes, discourses and practices.

Call for Papers | Inaugural Meeting of The International Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of Sport | December 2–3, 2017, Vienna, Austria. Call ends August 4, 2017

This symposium aims to bring together a community of scholars and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines who are interested in exploring the significance and meaning of sport within modern societies and who would like to make a contribution to an inter-disciplinary understanding of sport in the twenty first century.