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Call for Papers | “Building bodies: Gendered Sport and Transnational Movements”. Yearbook of Women’s History 2018. Call ends October 2, 2017

The 2018 Yearbook of Women’s History will focus on the making of ‘the sporting body’ as a concept full of ambiguous cultural meanings and impact, and invites papers which discuss the historical formation, transformation and impact of gendered discourses, representations and practices within sport and physical culture.

Call for Applications | Women’s Sport Leadership Academy 2018 – Developing the next generation of sport’s leaders

In June 2018, the fifth Women’s Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA) will bring together exceptional women, 18 from the UK and 18 from the rest of the world. WSLA provides a unique learning environment designed to further develop leadership competencies and support the women to become the next generation of outstanding sport’s leaders.

Call for Papers | Women, Sports and Media: Careers, Coverage, and Consequences | Call ends January 30, 2018

“We seek research on three key themes: women sports journalists; audiences for women’s sports; and coverage of women athletes. We are particularly interested in work that addresses intersections with race/ethnicity and sexuality, and that identifies possible implications, impacts and potential solutions to problems.”

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 | 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).

Forskarprofil | Katarina Sjögren Forss, Malmö högskola

Katarina Sjögren Forss är folkhälsovetare, dr i medicinsk vetenskap, lektor och programansvarig för specialistsjuksköterskeprogrammet med inriktning mot vård av äldre. Hennes forskning handlar om hur olika livsförändringar påverkar utövandet av fysisk aktivitet.

Call for Applications | Women’s Sport Leadership Academy 2017

In June 2017, the fourth Women’s Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA) will bring together exceptional women, 18 from the UK and 18 from the rest of the world. WSLA provides a unique learning environment designed to further develop leadership competencies and support the women to become the next generation of outstanding sport’s leaders.

Idrottens främsta inom jämställdhet till workshop i Örebro

I en gemensam workshop om jämställdhet och idrott delar deltagare med sig av erfarenheter och arbetsformer, och ringar in särskilt viktiga områden för framtida insatser. Bakgrunden är att jämställdhetsarbetet inom idrotten går trögt och att destruktiva manlighetsnormer fortfarande dominerar.

Call for Papers | Sport and Discrimination Conference | Leeds Beckett University, September 9, 2016

What is the nature and extent of discrimination in sport today? How does it affect people’s experience of sport and their wider lives? What are the barriers to change? And how can discrimination best be tackled in the future? We welcome proposals from academics, postgraduates and policy makers, who wish to present papers making empirical, theoretical or personal contributions.

Call for chapter proposals | Progress and stagnation of gender diversity in European sport leadership

The purpose of the book is to bring together and to compare theoretical and empirical analyses of gendered leadership practices in sport governance and organizations in differing cultural contexts. Such a comprehensive analysis may broaden insights, expand current theorizing and enable new knowledges to emerge.