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Call for Papers | “Sport for All – History of a Vision Around the World” | 19th ISHPES Congress, Münster, Germany, July 18–21. 2018. Call ends February 15, 2018

Scholars are invited to submit sessions including three abstracts related to the main topic, or individual abstracts focused upon one of a number subtopics such as ‘Sports, movement cultures, and health around the world’; ‘New approaches to Olympic history’; ‘Historical approaches to mega-events in sport’; and ’Gender diversity in various physical culture and sports’.

Call fo Applications | Summer School 2018: Enhancing Research on Physical Activity and Sport in Human and Social Science Perspective” | Department of Sports Sciences, University of Paris-Est, France, July 2–6, 2018. Apply before March 1, 2018

Organised during ten years at the university of Copenhagen, the International Summer School for young researchers takes place in Paris since 2016. For the third time, the university Paris-Est hosts students and teachers from all over the world for a summer school based on exchanges between scholars.

Three PhD positions in International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER) at Malmö University

IMER comprises studies of emigration, immigration and return. IMER is an inherently multi- and interdisciplinary subject, in which for instance sociology, political science, cultural geography, anthropology, economic history, economics, social work, history, ethnology, religious studies, gender studies, and cultural studies are represented.

Call for Papers | British Philosophy of Sport Association Annual Conference 2018 | Swansea University, April 12–14, 2018. Call ends January 22, 2018

British Philosophy of Sport Association, BPSA. is the UK organisation associated with the study of the nature and values of human movement, including the ethics and the unique values of games, play, and sport. Our purpose is to provide avenues and opportunities for those interested in philosophical issues in sport and to present their ideas and network with others.

Call for Papers | “Cultures of Combat: Qualitative Studies of Martial Arts, Fighting Systems and Combat Sports” | 7th Ethnography and Qualitative Research Conference, Bergamo, Italy, June 6–9, 2018. Call ends January 15, 2018

This conference aims to build on the rich intellectual discussion with researchers from across a variety of disciplines including sociology, anthropology, political sciences, arts & humanities, education, cultural studies, and gender studies are able to present their research, discuss findings, theory and methodology in a lively and friendly environment.

Doktorander i idrottsvetenskap sökes till forskarskolan «Lärande i mångkulturella samhällskontexter», Malmö högskola. Ansök senast den 21 januari 2018

Forskarutbildningen i idrottsvetenskap med inriktning samhällsvetenskap och humaniora har fokus på idrottens former och betydelser i samhället i dåtid, nutid och framtid. Idrott förstås inom utbildningen som alltifrån tävlingsidrott, motions- och upplevelseidrott till idrott som skolämne samt friluftsliv och fysisk rekreation.

Call for Papers | ”Till saken i etnologiska studier i sport och fysisk aktivitet” | Specialsession vid Nordiska etnolog- och folkloristkongressen, den 12-15 juni 2018, Uppsala. Deadline för abstracts: 15 januari 2018

Syftet med denna session är att samla forskare i Norden som arbetar etnografiskt med studier av sport och fysisk aktivitet, för gemensamma diskussioner kring betydelsen av etnografiska metoder i förståelsen av olika fenomen på detta fält, inklusive den fysiska kroppen, alltså själva ”saken” i sport och idrottsutövning.

Generation Sedentary: Full time PhD Studentship available at the Dept. of Sport Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. Apply before January 22, 2018

The successful candidate will conduct cutting-edge research within the Physical Activity and Health research group at the Department of Sports Medicine. The research group conduct high profile research related to population levels and trends of physical activity and sedentary time, associations between these lifestyle behaviours and health outcomes across the life course.

PhD stilling på Seksjon for kroppsøving og pedagogikk, Norges idrettshøgskole

Faglærerutdanningen i kroppsøving og idrettsfag er et område der det er behov for økt kunnskap. Vi vet også lite om faglærerkvalifiseringen gjennom dimensjonene “teori og praksis” i profesjonskunnskap, profesjonsutøvelse, og profesjonsutvikling. Både skole og lærerutdanninger er under fornyelse, i sammenheng med “fremtidens skole”.

Master’s Programme (one year) at Malmö University | Sport in Society | Apply before January 15, 2018

The programme offers an international classroom environment and brings together students from different backgrounds and experiences. This allows students to deepen their knowledge and gain an overview based on the academic backgrounds and practical experience of other students, and they will be able to work transculturally in their future professions.