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    Call for Papers | Media, Sport and Ireland Symposium 2022 |The Moore Institute, NUI...

    Sport occupies a central position in Irish social and cultural life, yet a relatively marginal position within the academy. This symposium aims to bring together sports scholars from across the humanities and social sciences whose work is variously concerned with the contemporary and historical cultural significance of sport, and which deals with the interplay between sport, the media and cultural industries and the lived experience of sport as popular culture in Ireland and across the Irish diaspora.

     Call for Papers | “Sport in a Populist Age: Physical Culture, Sportive Politics, and...

    This workshop aims to bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to debate the histories, meanings, significance, and contexts of sport-articulated populism. In addressing an understudied but relevant topic within sport history, the aim is to bridge the fields of sport history, cultural studies, sociology, and political science, and, in doing so, provide a forum to further collaborative understanding, knowledge advancement, and research dissemination.

    Call for Papers | The History of Women’s football in Britain and Ireland between...

    Dr Fiona Skillen (Glasgow Caledonian University), Dr Gary James (De Montfort University) and Helena Byrne are proposing an edited collection on the history of the growth and development of women’s football in Britain and Ireland between 1845 and 1990. We are therefore asking for abstracts from interested authors by January 2nd, 2022. We are interested in receiving abstracts on a variety of topics.

    Public defence of doctoral thesis | Decolonial re-existence and sports: Stories of Afghan youth...

    Grounded in Indigenous, borderland, Chicana and Black feminist knowledges as well decolonial thought, Sepandarmaz Mashreghi’s thesis contributes both theoretically and methodologically to the field of sport and exercise in relation to young asylum seekers and migration research. The participatory analysis demonstrates that for the Afghan youth in this study, sport and physical activity was not a distinct entity, rather it was intertwined with various aspects of their lives.

    Call for Papers | Sport Literature Association Annual Conference XXXiX | June 15–18, 2022,...

    The Sport Literature Association is excited to facilitate another conference that is open and accessible to scholars of sport literature from around the world and at any stage in their academic career. The Program Committee invites proposals for individual papers or complete panels related to the literature of sport. Scholarly and critical submissions for the conference should follow general guidelines set forth in the association’s publication, Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature.

    Public defence of doctoral thesis | Physical activity, mental health and academic achievement in...

    In Ingeborg Barth Vedøy’s dissertation, she presents results from a long term study in which she followed 600 adolescents annually throughout their three years of lower secondary school, exploring their physical activity level, mental health and academic achievements. Surprisingly, the overall results show no associations between physical activity and academic achievement among the participants.

    Pressmeddelande från Malmö universitet | Forskare: Vi behöver stötta morgondagens idrottsledare redan idag

    Allt färre barn och unga engagerar sig inom föreningsidrotten. Att få fler unga att vilja bli och få möjlighet att utvecklas som idrottsledare, är fokus för ett nytt forskningsprojekt vid Malmö universitet. – Studier visar också att de unga som trots allt går ledarskapsutbildningar inte fångas upp när de kommer tillbaka till sina föreningar. De får inte det stöd de behöver och kanske inte ens får möjlighet att utöva ledarskap alls, säger Susanna Hedenborg.

    Call for Papers | Pedagogic Cases for Event Management and Event Tourism – Part of...

    The collection will enable event management educators and learners to get access to a variety of teaching and learning practices. The scope of the case may vary contingent on the theory applied, the extent for use in a classroom, and pedagogical requisites. The goal is to be inclusive and comprise as many cases covering from a critical perspective various policy, functional and operational issues of event management and/or its intersection with tourism.

    Disputation | Skriftpraktiker i idrott och hälsa på högstadiet: en textetnografisk undersökning av Anna-Maija...

    Syftet med Anna-Maija Norbergs avhandling är att undersöka skrivna texters funktioner i skolämnet idrott och hälsa. Tre forskningsfrågor besvaras: 1. Hur, när och varför används texter i undervisningspraktik i idrottsämnet?; 2. Vilka textteman är mest dominerande i de använda texterna, och vilket specifikt ämnesinnehåll är entextualiserat?; och 3. Vilka disciplinära identiteter erbjuder ämnets texter eleverna?

    Call for Papers | 14th EASS Young Researcher Award 2022 | Call ends January...

    The aim of the award is to facilitate the integration of outstanding graduate students and early career researchers into the European community of sociology of sport scholars. The award will be granted to a scholarly paper authored by an early-career researcher, which is deemed by a panel of judges to be of highest quality. The winning author will be invited to receive the award and present the paper at the Annual Conference of the EASS, to be hosted by the University of Tübingen in 7-10 June 2022.
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