Call for Papers | 5th international conference on Sport, Race and Ethnicity | University of Brighton@Eastbourne, July 10–13 2016


Conference theme: Global im/mobilities – Sport and the politics of global social justice and solidarity

Abstracts are invited – either for individual submissions or for complete panels (3/4 papers) – for papers that address aspects of race, ethnicity and migration in relation to all aspects of sport and physical culture. Theoretical or empirical presentations are welcomed, while contributions may draw on contemporary or historical perspectives.

In line with the conference theme, papers that address critical current global issues – including #blacklivesmatter and the refugee crisis – are especially encouraged.

Abstracts should be c.150 words (plus a covering description where a complete panel is proposed) and sent to by 31 January 2016.

Keynote speakers

Conference organisers

Dr. Daniel Burdsey and Professor John Nauright (with Dr. Daryl Adair, UTS Sydney)

Scientific committee

Dr. Daryl Adair, Dr. Daniel Burdsey, Dr. Paul Campbell, Dr. Thomas Carter, Dr. Mark Doidge, Professor John Nauright, Dr. Aarti Ratna

Please send any enquiries to

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