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Call for Papers | “Join the conversation on leisure cultures and wellbeing” | Special issue of Leisure Studies. Call ends June 30, 2018

This special issue aims to provide an interdisciplinary and world-wide opportunity for critical, theoretical, and methodological analyses concerned with leisure cultures and wellbeing. The issue seeks to make visible rigorous high quality social science research that build knowledge of the diverse relationships between leisure cultures and wellbeing.

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

At a time when key global actors institute “alternative facts” as a way to further institute racism, classism, homophobia, patriarchy and sexism, ableism, and other forms of oppression, this special issue aims to highlight what critical understandings of leisure can do to challenge anti-intellectual, imperial pursuits.

Save the Date | SVEBI-konferensen 2018 | 21–22 november 2018, Högskolan Dalarna

SVEBI-konferensen 2018 är ett arrangemang i samarbete mellan Högskolan Dalarna och Göteborgs Universitet genom forskningsgruppen SCoPE (Sports Coaching and Physical Education, http://iki.gu.se/forskning/scope).

Call for Participation | UK Sport Development Network (UKSDN) 2017 Conference | Plymouth Marjon University, November 17, 2017

This conference comes at an important time for sport development in the UK; following a major sport policy shift by government and at a time when key stakeholders are considering their responses to new priorities. We anticipate a large number of delegates from both academic and practitioner focused backgrounds with senior figures participating as keynote speakers and presenters.

Call for Papers | Young Researcher Award 2018 | European Association for Sociology of Sport. Call ends January 31, 2018

The award will be granted to a scholarly paper authored by a young researcher, which is deemed by a panel of judges to be of highest quality. The winning author will be invited to receive the award and present the paper at the Annual Conference of the Eass, to be held in  Bordeaux, France, 23–26 May 2018.

Faglig lederstilling ved Seksjon for fysisk prestasjonsevne – åremål 4 år. Søknadsfrist er 6. november 2017

Seksjonsleder vil ha en nøkkelrolle i NIHs videre utvikling. Dette innebærer ansvar for å utvikling av seksjonens forskningsvirksomhet og prosjektportefølje, kvalitetsutvikling i studietilbudene, kompetanse- og medarbeiderutvikling og forvaltning av seksjonens ressurser.

Call for Papers | Annual Stadium Managers Association Seminar | February 4-8, 2018, Huntington Beach CA. Call ends December 1, 2017

We cordially invite all academicians to submit sport business research proposals for consideration as either an oral (20 minute) or poster presentation, to the Annual Stadium Managers Association Seminar. A focus on Stadium Management is encouraged and can encompass a number of facets relating to stadium management, sponsorship, marketing, outsourcing, social media, etc.

Call for Papers | The Multiplicity of Hockey II: Delivering new understandings of the game | The Hockey Conference, July 5–7, 2018, University of Alberta, Edmonton. Call ends December 15, 2017

The conference committee invites abstract submissions from scholars in various fields whose work engages with  the sport of hockey, in all its diverse forms, in a multitude of ways. These can include, but are not limited to, historical, empirical, conceptual, and artistic approaches to the sport.

Call for Papers | 6th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, Vancouver, Canada, June 6–8, 2018. Call ends December 15, 2017

Qualitative research in sport and exercise is growing. It is also increasingly celebrated for what it can offer academics, students, practitioners. This conference is dedicated to promoting empirical inquiry, advancements in qualitative methods and debates about methodology, theory, presentation and practice.

Call for Papers | 2018 North American Society for Sport Management Conference | Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 5–9, 2018. Call ends November 1, 2017

North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) invites individuals to submit abstracts, including empirical, methodological, conceptual, and teaching-related types. Submissions will begin to be accepted on October 1, 2017. Both completed research and research in progress is acceptable.