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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.

Call for Papers | “Reinforcing, Crossing, and Transcending Borders: Soccer in a Globalized World” | International conference, September 5–6 2017, Athens, Greece. Call ends May 20, 2017

Referred to as the global game and embodying many different aspects of globalization, soccer has increasingly become the focus of scholarly research, the topic of media inquiry and the subject of creative work looking to understand the sport from both a local and a global perspective.

Call for Papers | “Sport, Dictatorship and Fascism” | International Conference, June 20–21 2017, Lisbon, Portugal. Call ends April 30, 2017

The Institute for Contemporary History at University Nova of Lisbon is organizing a conference dedicated to the relationship between sport, dictatorship and fascism in 20th century southern Europe. The common Catholic matrix, the authoritarian past and the intense cultural relations of Italy, Spain and Portugal makes an interesting case study.

Inbjudan | Bästa studentuppsats om idrott 2016-17 | SVEBI, Svensk Förening för Beteende- och Samhällsvetenskaplig Idrottsforskning

SVEBI (Svensk Förening för Beteende- och Samhällsvetenskaplig Idrottsforskning) inbjuder studenter till en tävling om bästa uppsats på avancerad nivå (15-30 hp) med ett idrottspedagogiskt, idrottspsykologiskt, idrottssociologiskt eller annat samhällsvetenskapligt idrottsämne.

Call for Papers | “Theory and methods in sport policy and politics research” | Special issue of International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, Call ends May 31, 2017

The purpose of this special issue is to advance debates, understanding and application of theory and methods in sport policy and politics research. Papers associated with any sport policy or politics topic are welcomed, so long as they lead and contribute to theoretical or methodological debates. Papers may be based on primary research which demonstrates the novel application of particular theories or methods.

Call for Papers | “Event Futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration​” | Special issue of the International Journal of Event and Festival Management. Call ends May 31, 2017

This special issue of IJEFM focusses on Event Futures. It offers a platform for discussion, debate and vision for the future of events. It is anticipated that the contributing articles will highlight current and future success in stakeholder management and in developing resilience in an ever changing political, economic, social, environmental and technological milieu.

Call for papers | ISLJ Annual Conference on International Sports Law | 26–27 October, 2017, T.M.C. Asser Institute, The Hague. Call ends 15 May, 2017

The editorial board of the International Sports Law Journal (ISLJ) is very pleased to invite you to submit abstracts for its first Annual Conference on International Sports Law. The ISLJ, published by Springer in collaboration with ASSER Press, is the leading publication in the field of international sports law. Its readership includes both academics and many practitioners active in the field.

Call for Papers | London, Rio, Tokyo Olympics Symposium | Goldsmiths, University of London, 8-10th June 2017. Call ends April 30, 2017

In this symposium, we will investigate the changes accompanying the 2012 London Olympics, the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and the preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The meeting will focus on existing research and interventions concerning the ways that global events have been accompanied by urban transformations and new forms of social (dis)advantage and exclusions.

Call for Papers | Politics and Policy of Sport and Recreation | University of Lodz, Poland, 20–22 September, 2017. Call ends April 15, 2017

In recent years various aspects of sport politics and policies have been discussed in vivid public debates and approached by researchers from all around the globe. The conference will provide a forum for wide-ranging and interdisciplinary debate concerning all issues referring to the topic of sport politics and policies from a variety of academic fields.