Call for Abstracts | 12th Annual Czech Philosophy of Sport Conference | Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University, Prague, October 19–21 2023. Call ends September 30, 2023

Fakulta tělesné výchovy a sportu Univerzity Karlovy, Veleslavín, Prague. (By Honza Groh (Jagro) – Own work, CC BY 3.0,

The 12th Annual Czech Philosophy of Sport Conference will be hosted by the Sports Ethics Research Centre at the Faculty of PE and Sport, Charles University, Prague, Sports Ethics Research Centre – Faculty of Physical Education and Sport (

We plan to organise a `physical` meeting with a limited number of online presentations as exceptions. The conference will be in English. We cordially invite you to participate in this event.

Enquiries should be directed to Jim Parry at

      • Organizing Committee – Irena Martinkova, Jim Parry, Lukáš Mareš,
      • Scientific Committee – Irena Martinkova, Ivo Jirasek, Emanuel Hurych, Lukáš Mareš, Jim Parry

Keynote Speakers

Conference Registration: Free


Participants are responsible for their own arrangements. We can assist you in finding appropriate accommodation. Please send requests to We recommend Hotel Krystal, close to the Faculty, and near the airport, Hotel Krystal, Prague 6 | Welcome Official Website (

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

  • Send abstract (200-300 words) as soon as possible – final submission date: Fri 30 Sept 2023.
  • Accepted abstracts will receive notification within a week.
  • Required format is MS Word Times New Roman 12pt, single spacing, with name, institution, abstract, indicative bibliography; all to fit on one side of A4.
  • Abstracts to be submitted to with filename <ABSTRACT – surname – title>, e.g., <ABSTRACT – Parry – Is ‘Robot Wars’ a sport?>
  • The Book of Abstracts will be emailed to participants in advance.
  • Abstracts should be in English and must involve philosophical treatment of a topic related to sport.

We welcome advance notice of papers (or drafts of work-in-progress) for distribution to attendees.

We prioritise discussion. Presentations involve 20-30 minutes ONLY for summary + 30-40 mins discussion. Student presentations involve 15 min for summary + 15 mins discussion.

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