"Conferences" tag

Call for Papers | ENSE Sport Summit 2017 | September 12-14 2017, Aarhus University. Call ends June 1, 2017

2017 marks Aarhus as European Capital of Culture. In conjunction with Aarhus University and ENSE we are celebrating this milestone bringing universities, institutions and organizations involved in physical education, sport science and leisure sports together. It is with great pleasure to invite you to this international conference where information, research, physical education and projects are presented.

Call for Papers | “Places, Events and Sport: Going for Gold” | SMAANZ 2017, Griffith University, Nov. 29 – Dec. 1. Call ends June 12

The SMAANTZ 2017 Conference will be hosted by Griffith University on the Gold Coast, and will be a multidisciplinary conference targeting innovative and thought-provoking research on a broad range of sport management topics, including the management, marketing, impacts, and governance of sport, sport events, and sport facilities at all levels.

Save the Date | Nordisk idrottsvetenskaplig konferens | 22–23 november 2017, Högskolan Halmstad

Call for Papers | “The Role of Social Work Practice, Advocacy, and Research in Athletics” | 3rd Annual Social Work in Sports Symposium, October 17–18, Dallas, Texas. Call ends 2017-05-05

Promoting the healthy development of athletes benefits the athlete, team, athletic program, and athletic organization as a whole. As advocates, clinicians, case managers, researchers, and agents of change, social workers are uniquely positioned to positively impact the lives of vulnerable athletes and their immediate environment.

Call for Papers | Human-Animal Interactions in Tourism, Events, Leisure Spaces | Critical Tourism Studies Conference, Palma de Mallorca, 25–29 June, 2017. Call ends 2017-03-31

Humans and non-human animals now play a supportive role in each other’s lives, contributing significantly towards mutual wellbeing not only in work, but also in tourism, events, and leisure arenas. This panel seeks to address this gap in knowledge by inviting research which develops greater understanding of human-animal interactions and relations in tourism, events and leisure spaces.

Call for Papers | “Leisure as an agent for social change” | The 2017 ANZALS conference, 4-7 December 2017 (call ends 2017-05-31)

This is the first call for papers for the 2017 ANZALS conference to be held in Hobart, on Australia’s scenic southern island, from 4-7 December 2017. The conference promises to deliver an outstanding academic and social program. The ANZALS 2017 theme is “Leisure as an agent for social change”. The Organising Committee welcomes papers, via a number of sub-themes.

Call for Papers | “‘Sport Open’: Managing Integration, Migration and Multiculturalism in Sport” | Workshop at the EASM 2017 Conference, 5–8 September, in Bern (call ends 2017-04-20)

The workshop will highlight issues and subjects related to integration, migration and multiculturalism. In this matter, sport is expected to play a significant part in relation to migration, culture and integration. Consequently, the proposed theme of the workshop is related to the present European situation, with a considerable amount of immigrants and refuges.

Call for Session Proposals | The 2017 Annual Conference, North American Society for the Sociology of Sport | November 1–4. Windsor, Ontario (ends April 1)

In keeping with the conference theme, sessions may highlight various ways in which scholars are exploring the double meaning of sport-related matter (as both consequential and substantial) and the alliterative intersections that make it so (e.g. politics-physics, politics-performances, politics-pedagogies, physics-performances, physics-pedagogies, performances-pedagogies).

Call for Papers | Sports Journalism: ethical vacuum or ethical minefield? | Institute of Communication Ethics Annual Conference, 27 October 2017, Frontline Club, London. Ends 2017-07-01

While the ethical issues surrounding news journalism are closely scrutinised, the ethical dilemmas facing sports journalism are often neglected, or even unacknowledged. How have sports journalists responded to ethical issues arising from the digital revolution? This conference aims to provide a space for analysis and discussion on the varied ethical issues confronting sports journalists.

Call for Papers | Animation, Video Games and Virtual Experience: Sport and the Artifice of Moving Image Media | November 14–15 2017 (Call ends May 1, 2017)

The focus of the symposium is to acknowledge and discuss, but also, to move beyond the understanding of animation as ‘a cartoon’ and the assumption that sport is merely ‘live’ or ‘as broadcast’ and to properly evaluate and critique sport’s representational visualization in graphic and materially based, design-led, moving image media.