Call for Papers | 9th Czech Philosophy of Sport Conference | University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, October 22–23, 2020. Call ends August 31, 2020

Faculty of Theology, University of South Bohemia.

The 9th Czech Philosophy of Sport Conference will be held at the Faculty of Theology, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice. This is the first time this conference will take place here, so we cordially invite you to join us! We plan to organise a ’physical’ meeting. However, due to the current circumstances, we also calculate with the possibility of having the conference partly or fully online. The conference will be in English and under the auspices of the Faculty of Theology, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice. We will send you further details about the programme as soon as the conference date will approach.

      • Organizing Committee: Lukáš Mareš, Daniel D. Novotný
      • Scientific Committee: Jim Parry, Irena Martinkova, Ivo Jirasek, Emanuel Hurych, Lukáš Mareš
      • Conference Registration: Free (please fill out the Conference Registration Form, and email it as a Word.doc to with filename <REGN – surname>
      • Please register as soon as possible. Closing date: 31st August (Monday)


      • Wed 21st: (for those arriving early):
        19.00 Welcome dinner in the city centre of České Budějovice
      • Thu 22nd: Registration 12.00-13.00
        Academic programme 13.00-18.00
        19.00: Dinner in the city centre of České Budějovice
      • Fri 23rd: Full academic programme 30-17.00

Invited (and confirmed) Keynote Speakers – Jan Halák, Jiří Kouřil


Participants are responsible for their own arrangements. However, we can assist you in finding an appropriate accommodation – one option is Konzervatoř near the faculty itself ( ubytovani). Please send requests as soon as possible to

Directions to the Faculty of Theology: The Faculty is very near to the city centre of České Budějovice. The city is easily accessible by train or bus. The faculty lies approx. 10-15 minutes from the train/bus station (Mercury).

Enquiries should be directed to: Mgr. Lukáš Mareš,

Call for Abstracts

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

      • Send abstract (200-300 words) as soon as possible – final submission date: 31st August (Monday)
      • Accepted abstracts will receive notification within 2 weeks – final date: 14th September (Monday)
      • 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> Book of Abstractswill be emailed to participants in advance, with hard copy at registration.

Abstracts must be prepared in English. We prioritise discussion. 20 minutes ONLY for summary presentation time, +40 mins discussion. Please don’t just read a 60-minute paper really fast!!


Final papers may be considered for publication in a range of journals associated in various ways with BPSA, EAPS and its members, in accordance with normal submission guidelines, e.g.: Sport, Ethics and Philosophy; Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Kinanthropologica; etc.

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