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Call for Papers | “Arts and Sport Intersections” | Special issue of Sport in Society | Ends 2017-08-31
We are calling for contributions to a special issue of the journal dedicated to the work of our research network on the relationship between sport and the arts.
Exceptional Life Courses: Elite Athletes and Successful Artists in 2000s Finland is a study by Mikko Salasuo, Mikko Piispa & Helena Huhta for the Finnish Youth Research Society, in which the life courses of athletes and artists are studied in parallel. The book will be reviewed on this site later; meanwhile this is brief summary with a link to a free-of-charge e-book.
The Arts and Humanities Research Council has awarded a grant to establish a research network that will produce a declaration/manifesto on Sport in the Arts, the Arts in Sport. We have now organised a seminar program to help us move towards that goal and would like to invite you to attend these events.
Call for Papers | Scottish Sport and the Arts | Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Friday, 28 August 2015
To mark the ongoing exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery: Playing for Scotland: The Making of Modern Sport, we are teaming up to present a one-day conference on Scottish sport’s historic and contemporary relationship with the arts, broadly defined.