Call for Papers | The British Society of Sports History Annual Conference, University of Worcester, 1–2 September 2017. Call ends June 1, 2017
In keeping with the intention to foster broad debate, and productive and engaging dialogue, this is an open-themed conference and the organisers welcome a wider array on relevant historical contributions. BSSH and the local organizer as particularly keen this year to support Post-Graduate and Early-Career Researchers who are willing to present their research.
Call for Papers | Decolonising Sport History | South African Sport Historical Studies Conference, September 15–16, 2017, Stellenbosch University
You are invited to deliver a presentation at the first South African Sport Historical Studies Conference which will take place at the Department of Sport Science, Stellenbosch University on 15 and 16 September 2017 under the auspices of the Department of Sport Science. The proceedings will take place in the form of a round table discussion.
Call for Papers | From Forgotten Women to an Intersectional Approach in the Prosopography of International Sporting Institutions | RERIS Conference, Barcelona, July 2017
This conference will be an opportunity to take our prosopographical perspective further, with an emphasis on figures from these forgotten groups. As this panel is meant to understand the position of women within major sporting institutions, it will welcome biographies, as well as network presentations or collective biographies of women.
Call for Papers | North American Society for Sport History Forty-Fifth Annual Convention | May 26–29, 2017, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
The purpose of NASSH, the North American Society for Sport History, is to promote, stimulate, and encourage the study, research and writing of the history of sport; to support and cooperate with local, national, and international organizations having similar purposes. The Society runs its activities solely for scholarly and literary purposes, not for pecuniary profit.
The Congress topic “The Transformation of Sport and Physical Activity Through Time: Journeys in History” is broad and general, allowing every sport historian, academicians, independent researchers, lecturers, PE teachers, coaches and others, as well as graduate and postgraduate students and experts from cognate and adjacent scientific fields from all over the world to participate.
Call for Papers | The 17th International Conference in Sports History | 24–26 October, 2016, Lille (France)
This symposium aims to generate some thoughts about the genesis and evolution of sports area/space and also about the struggles to get the power to determine, regulate and control such space/areas dedicated to physical activities.
Call for Papers | The European Committee for Sports History (CESH) International Congress 2016, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, 5–7 September
The European Committee for Sports History (CESH) was officially founded in 1995. It promotes the exchange of ideas, students and staff between European universities, encourages a high standard of teaching in sports history and helps young scholars in developing a European dimension in their research.
Call for Papers | British Society of Sports History Conference 2016 | Friday, 2 September and Saturday, 3 September 2016, University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education
This is an open call on any topic relating to the history of sport and related fields, with a broad geographic focus. Proposals for twenty-minute papers should be submitted by 15 May 2016. Proposals should be a maximum of 200 words long. Registration will be open 1 April. The draft conference programme will be announced by the end of May.
Call for Papers | European Rivers and Towns Creation, development and perspectives of a (re)newed conquest: Tourism, Leisure, Heritage | Paris, France, July 1–2 2006
This international meeting aims to elucidate the many ways that city dwellers have striven to appropriate rivers and riverbanks for leisure purposes from the 19h century to today. The goal-perspective approach to the conference will be a pluridisciplinary task, seeking to understand the complex circumstances that intersect with several areas and disciplines.
Call for Papers | ISHPES 2016 Congress: Sites of sport in history | June 29–July 2, 2016, Paris, France
For the 17th ISHPES Congress, researchers are invited to submit papers related to “Sites of sport in history” – these words being taken in their widest sense. Papers are expected to meet listed sub-themes or one of three specific symposia. Abstract submission deadline is January 31st!