The Transformation of Sport and Physical Activity Through Time: Journeys in History
Faculty of Physical Education for Girls at Alexandria University
Ministry of Higher Education
Ministry of Sports
Kasha Tourist Compony
Congress topic and subtopics
The aim of the 18th ISHPES Congress is to provide a forum for the latest research, findings and experiences from the vast field of sport history.
The Congress topic THE TRANSFORMATION OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY THROUGH TIME: JOURNEYS IN HISTORY is broad and general, allowing every sport historian – academicians, independent researchers, lecturers, PE teachers, coaches and others, as well as graduate and postgraduate students and experts from cognate and adjacent scientific fields from all over the world to participate.
- Globalization and glocalization of sport and physical activity
- Traditional festivals, sporting activities and folk dances
- The history of Physical Education and sports in schools, colleges and universities
- Gender and sports
- Biographical approaches to sporting legacies
- History of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
- History of sports in the Middle East
- Methodological aspects of sport history
- Open paper
Guidelines for abstract submission
- The online form will invite you to inform the following points :
- Abstract submission is exclusively online via the ISHPES Conference Submission Page.
- Name of the author(s), your institutional affiliation and position, your office and mobile phone numbers, and email addresses.
- The paper’s title followed by a 350 words (maximum) abstract of the proposed paper. The abstract should include the question(s) addressed in the paper, the evidence to be used, a precise statement of the argument and conclusions, and what significance the paper has to our understanding of sports history.
- Please specify also to what sub-theme your abstract is related.
- All abstracts will be assessed by two members of the scientific committee.
The official language of the congress is English.
Presenters need to be ISHPES members to present a paper, and a person can only present one paper as first author. Join ISHPES now.
Participants are invited to submit their abstracts for podium/oral presentations only.
- Abstract submission opening: September 1, 2016
- Abstract submission closing extended to: December4, 2016
- Authors to be notified extended to: December 19, 2016
Maureen Smith (USA, head)
Annette R. Hofmann (Germany)
Gerald Gems (USA)
Keiko Ikeda (Japan)
Leena Laine (Finland)
Malcolm MacLean (Great Britain)
Gertrud Pfister (Denmark)
Maha Saeed (Egypt)
Patricia Vertinsky (Canada)