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    Local History at its Best: Boston and the Cycle

    Social psychologist, long-time bicycle rider and activist Lorenz Finison has studied the bicycle in and around Boston, Massachusetts. Duncan Jamieson reviews two volumes by Finison, Boston’s Cycling Craze, 1880-1900Boston’s Cycling Craze, 1880–1900: A story of race, sport and society and Boston's Twentieth-Century Bicycling Renaissance: Cultural Change on Two Wheels (both University of Massachusetts Press).

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    Call for Papers | Historical Practices in Horsemanship and Equestrian Sports | Online Conference, 28–29 August, 2020. Call ends July 1, 2020

    This conference is devoted to discussing historical practices of horsemanship and equestrian sports, their emergence and evolution over centuries and into the present day. The conference is open to papers from all historical periods, and In particular, we encourage the speakers to consider the links between historical and current practices in horsemanship and to inquire into possible tendencies and future developments in equestrian sports.

    Call for Editors and Writers | Research in the Sociology of Sport | Book Series from Emerald Publishing

    Research in the Sociology of Sport (RSS) reflects the current themes in the sociology of sport and also captures innovative trends as they emerge in the work of scholars across the globe. The series brings together research from experts on established topics whilst also directing attention to themes that are at the ’cutting-edge' of this sub-discipline. 

    Lediga platser | Postdoktor i idrottsvetenskap inom Mistra-projektet, till Malmö universitet | Ansök senast midsommardagen, den 20 juni 2020

    Som postdoc kommer du att bedriva historisk forskning i ett projekt inriktat på idrott och friluftsliv i ett brett samhällsperspektiv med fokus på miljö och hållbarhet. Den specifika forskningsuppgiften formas i dialog med en forskningsgrupp, som består huvudsakligen av historiker, samt samverkanspartners inom forskningsporgrammet Mistra Sport & Outdoors, ett tvärvetenskapligt forskningsprogram finansierat av Stiftelsen för miljöstrategisk forskning, Mistra.

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