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Call for Papers | Sports Journalism: ethical vacuum or ethical minefield? | Institute of Communication Ethics Annual Conference, 27 October 2017, Frontline Club, London. Ends 2017-07-01

While the ethical issues surrounding news journalism are closely scrutinised, the ethical dilemmas facing sports journalism are often neglected, or even unacknowledged. How have sports journalists responded to ethical issues arising from the digital revolution? This conference aims to provide a space for analysis and discussion on the varied ethical issues confronting sports journalists.

Call for Papers | Animation, Video Games and Virtual Experience: Sport and the Artifice of Moving Image Media | November 14–15 2017 (Call ends 2017-03-31)

The focus of the symposium is to acknowledge and discuss, but also, to move beyond the understanding of animation as ‘a cartoon’ and the assumption that sport is merely ‘live’ or ‘as broadcast’ and to properly evaluate and critique sport’s representational visualization in graphic and materially based, design-led, moving image media.

Call for Papers | “Feminist Physical Cultural Studies” | Special issue of Leisure Sciences | Ends 2017-08-01

Drawing from literatures across leisure, media, sport, physical activity, health, tourism and pedagogy, we position the performativity of gender as a central concern for thinking through the entanglement of physical and digital cultures, the flows and techniques of power as well as resistant formations of identity and difference

Call for Papers | Regionalism and Nationalism in Contemporary International Sport | June 29–30, 2017, University of Vic in Catalonia

The first International Conference on Regionalism and Nationalism in Contemporary International Sport is an exciting development and opportunity which seeks to enhance the partnership between the hosting institutions with the expressed hope of staging a stimulating forum for debate in an international context around the debates and issues raised by the conference theme

Call for Papers | “Sports Integrity: Ethics, Policy and Practice” | Special Issue of the Journal of Global Sport Management | Ends 2017-10-30

Integrity in the playing and management of sport is becoming one of the critical issues of our time. Actions that undermine the integrity of sport run the risk of undermining the business of sport and putting the jobs and economic value of a whole sector in jeopardy. Manuscripts are currently being solicited that identify the critical ethical issues that arise in the topic under discussion.

Call for Papers | International Scientific Conference on Applied Sports Science (ISCASS) | October 12–14, Alexandria, Egypt

Sports evolve over time, new technology and science play a pivotal role in these changes by providing athletes and coaches with important information about nutrition and training. It also helps in analyzing this information, which ultimately enhances athletic performance in sports. ISCASS is dedicated to the study of current challenges and future focused ideas in physical sports, sports education and its applied science.

Ny artikel i Sport, Education and Society: ”Logics of practice in movement culture: Lars-Magnus Engström’s contribution to understanding participation in movement cultures”

Lars-Magnus Engström, nestorn i svensk idrottspedagogisk forskning, avled i januari 2014. Han var verksam in i det sista och tvingades lämna oavslutade arbeten efter sig. Två av hans doktorander, Håkan Larsson och Karin Redelius, har avslutat ett av dessa arbeten som nu publicerat som en artikel i Sport, Education and Society.

Summer Program: Harvard Summer School “The Politics of Sport”

This course looks at the intersection of sports and politics in international relations and in the United States. The course discusses how sports are used all over the world as a soft power tool in addition to economic and military power. Course faculty: Dr. Danyel Reiche, Associate Professor for Comparative Politics, American University of Beirut.

Call for Papers | Sport, History, Society / Idrott, historia & samhälle 2017 | Ends 2017-06-30

Sport, History, Society is a peer-reviewed, academic publication of sport history. The journal invites researchers to contribute for the 2017 edition. Of particular interest this year are articles on PE or school sports (in a wide sense) with an historical approach or perspective.

Stipendiatstilling i idrettssosiologi till Norges idrettshøgskole

Målet er å bidra til en bedre kartlegging og forståelse av idrett og fysisk aktivitet blant barn og unge, endringer i disse aktivitetsmønstrene, idrettens/treningens betydning som en del av ungdomskulturen, idrettens plass i ulike lokalsamfunn og idrettspolitikken på området.