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Call for Papers | “Diversity & Inclusion”: Coach New Brunswick Beyond Coaching Conference | Saint John NB, Canada, September 29th, 2017. Call ends 2017-07-19

The Beyond Coaching Conference invites abstract submissions from various sport backgrounds that consider, but are not limited, to the unique challenges, barriers, and solutions for minority groups, as well as those with mental and physical health challenges. Submissions will be accepted with a deadline of July 19th, 2017.

Call for Papers | “Sports Organizations and Organizing Sports: Critical Reflections” | World Congress of Sociology of Sport, June 5–8, 2018, Lausanne. Call ends 2017-12-01

This conference will address how the social sciences and sports organizations influence each other. This will be achieved by exploring two main aspects of this relationship. On the one hand, we aim to consider how research is integrated into sports organizations, and on the other, we will examine how sports organizations impact the social sciences.

Call for Papers | Nordic Sport Science Conference | Halmstad University, November 22–23, 2017. Call ends 2017-09-01

This conference is aimed at everyone interested in sports science research and development in the fields of education, psychology, health, sport, society and adapted physical activity. The theme for the conference is ‘The Double-Edged Sword of Sport: Health Promotion Versus Unhealthy Environments’.

Public defence of doctoral thesis | Sexual Relationships between Athletes and Coaches: Love, Sexual Consent, and Abuse by Susanne Johansson

Coach-athlete sexual relationships (CASR) and sexual harassment and abuse (SHA) in sport can profoundly impact athletes’ welfare and performance. Yet, it is often ignored due to sensitivity, secrecy, and lack of knowledge. This is the first thorough study of SHA in sport and legal, consensual, same-sex CASR in Sweden.

Call for Papers | Football, Politics and Popular Culture | 2nd Annual Conference of The Football Collective @ University of Limerick, Ireland, 23–24 November 2017. Call ends 2017-09-06

The conference will bring together football researchers, academics and students from across disciplines to share research findings, interests, stories, methods and to develop better research and collaboration across the Football Collective. It is designed to offer opportunities for all to present research, research ideas, potential projects, and innovative methods of data collection or public engagement.

Doktorand i idrottsvetenskap till Inst. för kost- och idrottsvetenskap, Göteborgs universitet. Ansök senast 2017-06-21

Det aktuella doktorandprojektet ingår som en del av Simlyftet i Göteborg. Satsningens syfte är att öka jämlikheten i simkunnighet, bland annat genom att ge fri simundervisning till skolelever i olika årskurser (ca 15 000 barn årligen). Simlyftet kommer att starta hösten 2017 och genomföras som ett samarbete mellan skola och idrotts- och föreningsförvaltningen.

Call for Papers | The 4th International Coaching Conference | September 6–7, 2017, Cardiff School of Sport, Cardiff Metropolitan University. Call ends 2017-07-01

This conference encourages a wide range of submissions that engender debate on issues related to the pedagogy, history, philosophy, psychology and sociology of sports coaching. In addition, the organisers are keen to incorporate practitioner experiences and observations into the schedule alongside more academic perspectives.

Call for Papers | Sport and Recreation Law Association Conference | San Antonio, TX, Feb 28–March 3, 2018. Call ends 2017-10-31

The Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) aims to further the study and dissemination of information regarding legal aspects of sport and recreation. The Association serves academicians and practitioners in private and public sport and recreation settings, and addresses legal aspects of sport and recreation within both the public and private sectors.

Call for Papers | Applied Sport Management Association 2018 Conference | February 15–17, 2018, Baylor University, Waco, TX. Call ends Nov. 17, 2017

The Applied Sport Management Association invites scholars, practitioners, and students to submit their work for consideration at the 2018 Applied Sport Management Conference. Submissions may include empirical research, case studies, conceptual/theoretical work, and teaching- related presentations.

International Football History Conference, 15-16 June 2017, Manchester, UK

“We are particularly delighted to include papers focusing on football’s origins, regional histories, gender, race and issues within football from across the globe. This promises to be a significant conference and one which aims to provide networking opportunities, as well as the potential for collaborations.”