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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 | “Innovative Historical Work on Women and Physical Culture Practices” | Special issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport. Call ends July 1, 2017

This call for papers focuses on innovative historical work on women and physical culture practices. Since the 1970s, there has been an increase in research and scholarship devoted to the topic. The editors encourage the submission of papers on the theme of women and physical culture practices from a range of temporal, geographic, methodological and thematic perspectives.

Idrottshistoriska seminariet vid Stockholms universitet, vårterminen 2017

Denna termin har idrottshistoriska seminariet en ”arbetsinriktad” profil. Det betyder att vi ägnar oss åt strategi och planering, åt utveckling av nya forskningsidéer samt fördjupning och uppföljning av redan initierade processer och pågående forskning. Alla ni ”externa” gäster är förstås fortsatt mycket välkomna att delta på alla seminarier.

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).

Kinesiology Review Volume 6, 2017, Issue 1

The mission of Kinesiology Review is to advance the field of Kinesiology by publishing evaluative, insightful, and integrative scholarly reviews of kinesiology research, both basic and applied. Kinesiology Review encourages the submission of critical reviews, analysis of significant issues, position papers, and synthesis articles pertinent to kinesiology.

Call for Papers | Sport, History, Society / Idrott, historia & samhälle 2017 | Ends 2017-06-30

Sport, History, Society is a peer-reviewed, academic publication of sport history. The journal invites researchers to contribute for the 2017 edition. Of particular interest this year are articles on PE or school sports (in a wide sense) with an historical approach or perspective.

New online journal about sport and leisure history – for academic as well as amateur aficionados

We recently encountered a new and exciting online publication, Playing Pasts, catering to anyone interested in sport and leisure history – well, English, or British, sport and leisure history. What we’re served are solid research based articles and other texts, sumptuously illustrated, and nicely laid out in the WordPress format. It’s all very readable, so do check it out!

Public defence of doctoral thesis | Scientizing performance in endurance sports: The emergence of ‘rational training’ in cross-country skiing, 1930-1980 by Daniel Svensson

This thesis sets out to analyze the role that science has played in training during the 20th century. It is a history about the rationalization of training, but also about larger issues regarding the role of personal, experiential knowledge and scientific knowledge.

Sport History Review Volume 47, 2016, Issue 2

Sport History Review encourages the submission of scholarly articles, methodological and research notes, and commentaries. Because young scholars are critically important to the development of any discipline, SHR encourages graduate students and young professionals to submit their work for publication.

Call for Papers | Christianity and Sport: Historical Perspectives | Special issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport

This call for abstracts focuses on new research associated with the historical relationship between sport and Christianity. There is growing scholarly interest in this topic, as evidenced by the recent inaugural global congress on sport and Christianity held at York St John University in the United Kingdom, where a conference strand was devoted to historical perspectives.