"winter sports" tag

Call for Papers | The Scottish Winter | Perth, November 15 2017. Call ends 31 August 2017

This one-day conference will examine the history/histories of tourism, sport, and leisure during the winter months in Scotland.

Forskarprofil | Hans-Christer Holmberg, Mittuniversitetet

Hans-Christer Holmberg disputerade 2005 vid Karolinska Institutet med avhandlingen ”Physiology of Cross-Country-Skiing”. 2009 förordnades han till docent och 2010 professor på Mittuniversitetet. Holmberg är sedan 2005 utvecklingschef på Sveriges olympiska kommitté. Han har emottagit både det lilla och stora priset i idrottsvetenskap från Sveriges centralförening för idrottens främjande.

Call for papers | Ski History Congress 2017 | March 1–4, Jyväskylä, Finland

The Finnish Society for Sports History, The Finnish Society of Sport Sciences, The Department of History and Ethnology and the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences invite researchers and scholars to discuss and analyze the international relations of skiing, its societal significance and impact on human physical and mental well-being.

Call for Papers | Ski Congress 2017 | University of Jyväskylä, March 1–4, 2017

We invite to the Congress researchers and scholars to discuss and analyze the international relations of skiing, its societal significance and impact on human physical and mental well-being. We want to touch upon the climatic moments and sore points which skiing has brought about.