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Soccer & Society, Volume 18, 2017, Issue 7

Soccer and Society is the first international journal devoted to the world’s most popular game. It covers all aspects of soccer globally from anthropological, cultural, economic, historical, political and sociological perspectives.

Call for Papers | “Football Business & Management” | Special Issue of Managing Sport & Leisure. Call ends January 31, 2017

This special issue aims to promote the expansion of multi-disciplinary enquiries into global football based practice, developing the understanding of football as a highly relevant commercial, social, and cultural phenomenon, and welcomes contributions from both applied and theoretical work which addresses football inquiry, method, and practice, at local, regional, and international levels.

Public defence of doctoral thesis | Identities and Images in Football: A case study of brands and the organisational settings in the development of Scandinavian women’s club football by Mattias Melkersson

On Friday, September 15, at 13:15, Mattias Melkersson will present and defend his dissertation, which investigates and analyses four Scandinavian women’s football clubs (Stabæk Football, Fortuna Hjørring, Linköpings FC and LdB FC Malmö) and the contextual conditions that influence their organisations.

Call for papers | “Football. A multidisciplinary perspective on the world’s most popular sport” | Special issue of German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research. Call ends December 31, 2017

This thematic issue will include a broad range of perspectives on football from science and medicine (e.g. physiology, exercise science, biomechanics), the humanities (e.g. philosophy, history, physical education) as well as social and behavioral academic disciplines (e.g. sociology, psychology, sport management) to arrive at a multifaceted description and theoretical understanding of the world’s most popular sport.

Soccer & Society, Volume 18, 2017, Issue 5–6

Soccer and Society is the first international journal devoted to the world’s most popular game. It covers all aspects of soccer globally from anthropological, cultural, economic, historical, political and sociological perspectives.

Call for Papers | “Communication and Soccer” | Special issue of International Journal of Sport Communication. Call ends 2018-04-15

Taking into consideration the expansion in regard to the ubiquitousness of soccer coverage worldwide, this call for papers seeks research which applies to “Communication and Soccer.” The goal of this special issue is to increase knowledge and understanding of the impact of communication as it pertains to what is widely known as “The Beautiful Game.”

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.

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.”

Call for Papers | “Football and its shifting global powerbase” | Special issue of Sport, Business and Management. Call ends June 30, 2017

In line with the aims of Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal (SBM) this special issue aims to capture a coherent, high-quality body of work in sport, business and management. As such, the special issue welcomes a range of high-quality academic papers including conceptual and empirical, as well as case studies and critical analyses.

Call for Papers | Gender Discourses, Heroes, Sport Nationalisms, and Scandals: The Public Perception of Soccer in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Call ends April 15, 2017

Modern soccer developed in 19th century Britain, but became one of the globally most popular sports in the 20th century, especially since it provided a politically and economically extraordinary impact. These positions were controversially discussed in the press, especially the last FIFA scandals, related to the World Cups in Russia (2018) and Qatar (2022).