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    Sport Scholar Profile | Joseph D Lewandowski, University of Central Missouri

    Joseph D Lewandowski is a writer, researcher, educator, and avid pugilist. He currently serves as Professor of Philosophy at the University of Central Missouri (USA), and as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport. Lewandowski is also an Expert Advisor at the Legatum Institute, a globally oriented London-based think tank devoted to lifting people out of poverty by creating pathways to prosperity.

    Call for Papers | Fighting Boxing’s Narratives, Edited Collection for Routledge | Call ends June 11, 2021

    Boxing is understood through a set of pervasive and powerful narratives that are insufficiently challenged in popular and academic encounters with the sport. We ask contributors to this collection to critically examine the narrative misconceptions and tropes of boxing, to expand the narrative resources of the sport by drawing upon diverse disciplinary perspectives on the sport. We invite multidisciplinary approaches where boxing is considered in the broadest sense.

    Call for Papers | Ali in Un/Expected Spaces | University of Turku, Finland, May 17–19, 2017

    The symposium will explore the ways in which Muhammad Ali appears in un/expected spaces, beyond conventional readings. We are seeking to explore such questions as: What is Ali’s twenty-first century significance? How do we interpret the global meanings of Ali? Is sport central or peripheral to understanding Ali?

    Forskarprofil | Anne Tjønndal, Nord Universitet

    Befattning Ph.D., Associate Professor Adress Nord Universitet Fakultet for Samfunnsvitenskap, Postboks 1490, N- 8049 Bodø E-mail Forskningsinriktning Idrett, folkehelse, innovasjon og sosial ulikhet Idrett og kjønn Boksing og kampsport Pågående projekt Treners ledelse og betydninger av kjønn: et utøverperspektiv (2014-2016). Innovasjon for sosial inkludering i idrett: en studie av skateboard og kjønn (2015 – 2018). Innovasjon, sosial inkludering, fysisk aktivitet og folkehelse i kommuner (2015...

    Call for Chapters | Fighting Women: Women’s Boxing in the Americas

    The editors of this anthology invite previously unpublished papers on women’s boxing in Canada, the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. We are seeking proposals for research papers (maximum 6,000 words) and case studies of current or former pugilists (maximum 4,000 words). Chapters may use historical, contemporary, comparative, or interdisciplinary perspectives. Topics may include: Historical Legacies of Early Women’s Boxing The Policing or...

    Kinesiska tungviktare i dokumentär som visas vid lärarutbildningens internationella vecka

    Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle, LS, vid Malmö högskola håller internationell vecka. Seminarier, workshops med mera riktar sig till alla studenter och all personal på hela Malmö högskola. Kunskaper saknar gränser och genomkorsas av internationella influenser. Institutionerna på LS berättar vad man gör för att främja internationella perspektiv och samarbeten som ökar kvaliteten i utbildningen. Detta händer på Orkanen, Nordenskjöldsgatan 10 i Malmö. Två...

    Call for Papers: Konferens om kvinnor och boxning

    Fighting Women: A Symposium on Women's Boxing June 21-22, 2013 The Art Bar, Gladstone Hotel Toronto, Ontario, Canada Hosted by Brock University The legacy of women’s boxing, including women fighting for financial gain, traces back to the first half of the 18th century. Yet women’s amateur boxing only became legalized in many parts of the Americas in the 1990s. There are now over 120 international boxing...
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