Essätävling: Rasism och homofobi inom fotboll

football-for-equalityInternational Essay Competition!!!

The partners of the project “Football for Equality – Tackling homophobia and racism with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe“ would like to launch this way an open call for essays. Join the competition and win an active participation in the Football for Equality conference in Bratislava (26-28 April 2013). The deadline for your submissions is 18 February 2013.

What is the call about?
The Football for Equality project partners hereby announce an essay competition for activists, students and researchers from the EU countries on the topic of “Sport – Moving to the next step in combating racism and homophobia together“. Essays shall focus on the best practice, analysis and thoughts on:

  • interactions of different forms of discrimination, and/or
  • evaluation/critique of national policies related to the issue, and/or
  • activist views – the ways and means to tackle discrimination, and/or
  • theoretical analysis of the problem

Rules of the essay competition
Students and researchers who wish to apply are kindly asked to send an essay on the above-mentioned topic which is not longer than 3 pages (single-spaced, font: Times New Roman 12) or an abstract of a longer essay.

Essays should be written in English language and sent via email to: on 18 February 2013 the latest!

The essays will be evaluated by Nikola Staritz, FairPlayVIDC (A) and Dr. Milan Hosta, Spolint (SLO).

Results of the competition will be announced on 1 March 2013 on our website and the winners will be notified by email.

Participation in Bratislava conference
The authors of the four winning essays will be given the opportunity to participate in the Football for Equality closing conference in Bratislava, Slovakia, in April 2013.
The winners will be awarded by honour to present their essays and discuss them with other participants. Accommodation, travelling and subsistence for them will be provided by the F4E project partners.

Do not hesitate!!! Send us your work!!!

For more information please contact: zalesak.michal[at] More information on the project can be found via this link:

Best regards
Daniela Wurbs
Football Supporters Europe
FSE Coordinator
Football Supporters Europe

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