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Call for Papers | “The emergence of e-sports: Challenges and Opportunities” | Special issue of Sport, Ethics, and Philosophy. Call ends 2017-07-18

This special issue of Sport, Ethics, and Philosophy is dedicated to the main conceptual, philosophical, moral and legal questions that are being raised by the development of e-sports in the context of sport and physical education. We invite scholars to submit papers for this special issue.

Adjunkt i humanistiske og samfundsvidenskabelige studier af idræt og fysisk aktivitet til Aalborg Universitet. Ansøgningsfrist 2017-06-08

Kvalificerede ansøgere skal have en relevant baggrund indenfor humanistiske og samfundsvidenskabelige uddannelser, gerne i kombination med idræt. Centralt for stillingen er, at der ønskes en adjunkt som kan indgå i udviklingen af den humanistiske og samfundsvidenskabelige forskning ved Idrætsuddannelsen.

Call for papers | Endring, innovasjon og omstilling i idrett | Bodø 22–23 november 2017. Call ends 2017-09-01

Under årets NEON-konferanse i Bodø arrangeres en egen sesjon om idrett. Tema for årets idrettssesjonen er ‘Endring, innovasjon og omstilling i idrett’. Norsk og internasjonal idrett står i dag ovenfor store endringer, eksempelvis i form av økt kommersialisering og sportifisering, økende grad av profesjonalisering og fremvekst av nye idrettsaktiviteter.

Universitetslektor i idrottsvetenskap, inriktning didaktik, till Örebro universitet. Ansök senast 2017-06-04

Inriktningen för anställningen är didaktik med ett fokus på utbildningsvetenskapliga och didaktiska aspekter av idrott. Undersökningsobjekt för studier kan vara skolämnet idrott och hälsa, föreningsidrott, motions- och rekreationsidrott, lek samt friluftsliv.

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.