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    Call for Papers | “African Nations and World Competitions – State of Play”. 14th Sports Africa Conference | Nelson Mandela University Port Elizabeth, South Africa, July 1-3, 2020. Call...

    How is African athletes’ participation in various international competitions evolving with the rapidly transforming global sport ecosystems? What is the significance of African nation states participating and occasionally winning world competitions? What implications do these victories have for national sports development or management? What are the positive or negative impacts of the resources allocated to these participations?

    Call for Papers | “Popular Sports, Mass Sports and Elite Sports in everyday Africa” – The 13th Sports Africa Conference, June 20–22, 2019, Dakar, Senegal. Call ends February...

    The 13th edition of the conference will be an opportunity to reflect on sport beyond the celebrations of national sporting victories, the fixation on elite sport, and the popularity of a few famous athletes. Could sport deliver to societies in Africa the social cohesion, national unity, social and economic development that its proponents often claim or assume?

    Call for Papers | The 3rd International Conference on Physical Activity, Sport and Health for Development in Africa (IC-PASHDA) | September 19–21, 2018, University of Ghana, Accra. Call ends...

    The overall theme for this conference is “Inclusive and Innovative Physical activity, Sport and Health Education for Sustainable Development in Africa”. We welcome professionals, scholars, and practitioners in the broad fields of Exercise and Sport Science, Physical Education, Urban Planning, Nutrition, Sports for Peace and Development, Leisure and Recreation Studies from across the globe.

    Call for Papers | “Sport, Strength and Society” | Stellenbosch University, RSA, October 8–11 2018. Call ends May 1, 2018

    We invite you to deliver a presentation at the second South African Sport Historical Studies Conference. The proceedings will take place in the form of oral and paper presentations that hone in on cultural, social and political displays of the body in society. Colleagues from all over the country and the international community who are active in the creation of sport historical texts are invited.

    Call for Papers | Pan-African Sports Studies: Beyond Physical Education | University of Zambia, Lusaka, March 26–28 2018. Call ends December 20, 2017

    Conference organizers invite paper proposals from scholars in the following fields: anthropology, sociology, history, geography, politics, economics, African diaspora studies, policy and other multi- and inter-disciplinary perspectives that speak to the theme of Pan-African Studies: Beyond Physical Education.

    Call for Papers | Sports Africa: Sporting Subalternities and Social Justice | University of the Free State, April 10–13, 2017

    With an aim to promote and champion the African Sport Studies as a valuable interdisciplinary arena, in February 2004, the Ohio University hosted the first edition of 'Sport in Africa' Conference. The Institute of Reconciliation and Social Justice at the University of the Free State, South Africa will host the 11th edition of the Conference under its new name: Sports Africa.
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