"CfP: Conference" tag

Call for Papers | Olympic Games: state of the art. Interdisciplinary conference | Université Paris-Est, Paris, June 18–19. Call ends March 1, 2018

After Paris was awarded the hosting of the 2024 Olympic Games, the University Paris-Est began building an observatory to support and evaluate the effects of this mega-event in the Paris region. This first international congress is an opportunity to bring together international experts to discuss methods and tools for support and assessment.

Call for Papers | “Teaching the Geographies of Sport” | RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2018. Cardiff, August 28–31, 2018. Call ends February 2, 2018

It is nearly thirty years since John Bale first published his agenda setting book ‘Sports Geography’. This session aims to bring together all those who are, in some way, teaching about geographies of sport, or are interested in doing so. We invite papers that speak to this topic to stimulate broader discussions on and beyond the themes below.

Call for Proposals | Able Active Adaptive: Healthy Living Across the Lifespan | Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, April 20–21, 2018. Call ends February 1, 2018

Texas A&M University’s Department of Health and Kinesiology’s Climate & Diversity Committee is excited to announce its inaugural diversity and inclusion conference. This conference seeks to promote the inclusion of and support for individuals with disabilities and movement disorders in enhancing their physical capabilities.

Call for Papers | “Telling the Stories of Race and Sports in Canada” – A Symposium | University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, September 28-29, 2018. Call ends January 31, 2018

We are calling for contemporary and historical papers that focus on Canadian experiences that address sports, broadly defined, in the context of a racialized world. Papers may focus on individuals, teams, or deal with themes that address sports and race in relation to: community, nation, and identity; social justice; gender and class; region; sport as a manifestation of cultural practices.

Call for Papers | “Managing Sport in a Changing Europe”, The European Sport Management (EASM) Conference 2018 | Malmö (Sweden), September 5–8 2018. Call ends April 20, 2018

The Malmö 2018 conference theme is “Managing Sport in a Changing Europe”. To that end, submissions that particularly, but not exclusively, relate to the conference theme are encouraged. Contributors have the opportunity to present in Parallel Sessions, Workshops, and attractive Poster Sessions during the conference.

Call for Papers | “Human-horse relationships in work and play: Interspecies encounters in business, tourism and beyond” | The second biannual Equine Cultures in Transition conference, Leeds Beckett University, June 19–21 2018. Call ends January 19, 2018

The conference will be organised around four streams which will consider various ways in which humans and horses work and play together: (1) Equestrian tourism, events and leisure; (2) Business, organisations and equestrian work; (3) Ethics and methods in researching human-horse interactions; and (4) Open stream.

Call for Papers | “The Rise of International Sport on the Arab Peninsula: Politics, Art, Ethics” | 9th Gulf Research Meeting, University of Cambridge, UK, July 31-August 3, 2018. Call ends February 10, 2018

The accelerated rate of modernization on the Peninsula allows little room for error, and the vast wealth being invested in the infrastructure for art and sport on the Peninsula is sobering. The workshop will bring a critical perspective to the rise of regional and international sport on the Peninsula, as well as open lines of inquiry on this development among scholars from across the disciplines.

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 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.