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    Call for Participation | Equity in Women’s Club Football: Strategies for Success | Fulham Football Club, April 3, 2024. Book your place now!

    Are you involved in a football club which wants equity for your women's team? This event is for you. The event will bring together those passionate about equity in women's club football. Network, share best practice & help feed into guidelines & recommendations for how the FA can best support equity in women's club football. The event is free to attend but we are asking people to register in advance for catering purposes.

    Call for Papers | Sportswashing: Managing state relations and reputations through associations with sport – a one-day symposium | Loughborough University, London Campus, May 24, 2024. Call ends March...

    Sportswashing is a neologism that has become a mainstay of Western media reporting in the last few years, whether in relation to the hosting of sporting mega events, the ownership of professional sports clubs or the sponsorship of high-profile sports tournaments. We require better ways of evaluating the impact (or otherwise) of sportswashing. To address these issues, we will be holding a one-day symposium on Wednesday 29th May 2024 at Loughborough University’s London campus.

    Call for Participation | Sport for Climate Action and Nature Symposium | Loughborough University, January 29, 2024. Book your place by 12 January 2024.

    Leading academics, national governing bodies, climate action charities, athletes, fans and key policy makers will come together at this symposium to present the key climate issues in sport and how we can overcome them. The answers to the challenges we face are not simple, but we can start by asking the vital questions.  Please join this crucial conversation as we begin co-creating a roadmap towards a sustainable future for sport and the planet.

    Call for Participation | The Sociologies of Health, Sport and Illness: Synthesis or Separation | An FSHI-sponsored seminar, Loughborough University, February 28, 2024. Reserve a spot!

    We are pleased to announce an upcoming seminar exploring the connections between the sociologies of sport and health and illness. The seminar will be held at Loughborough University on 28th February 2024. See below or attached for details. The event is funded by the Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness so attendance (incl. lunch etc.) is free.

    Call for Participation | Sport and gender: lessons from the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup | Free event, University of Bath, October 5, 2023

    The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand (Aotearoa) has been the subject of global attention. While celebrated for its record attendance and media coverage, it was also marked by controversies that raise questions about the future of gender equity on and off the pitch. What are the challenges faced by the sport? What are the lessons from the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup? What might this mean for advancing gender equality? Please join us for an evening of talks and discussion.

    Call for Papers | “The Future of the Olympic Games”, the 11th International Sport Business Symposium, Paris, August 8, 2024 | Call ends November 30, 2023

    We call for research papers related to the business, management and economics of the Olympic Games in general, the upcoming 2024 Olympic Games. Papers about Olympic media, legacy, tourism, eSport consumers, organizations, finance, economics, environment, Paralympics, Youth Olympic Games, politics and other Olympic-related topics are welcome. A special workshop will be offered about topics related to sport ethics and integrity.

    REGISTRATION EXTENSION! Call for Participation | Sport & Neutrality Symposium | Lillehammer, Norway, October 26 and 27, 2023. Registration closes October 10, 2023

    Twelve invited scholars will engage with current issues around sport, morality, and human rights to assess whether stakeholders in sport can and should remain neutral in political questions. A session in legal issues is organized in collaboration with the annual conference of the International Sports Law Journal. The second day will focus on the role of sport science as a “neutral” academic field, since it appears to become increasingly dependent on sport organizations for funding, access to documentation, and publisher of research results.

    Call for Papers | “Chant Down”, a symposium on sport, physical cultures and multicultural sounds | University of Sussex, May 24, 2023. Call ends April 17, 2023

    We invite academic and non-academic contributions on sound in multicultural sport across a range of forms. These contributions could be in the form of traditional academic papers or presentations; journalistic/nonfiction works; and/or creative sound work and sonic explorations of sport, physical cultures and multiculture. We welcome work at any stage of development that addresses the themes of the symposium.

    Call for Papers | Social Justice Through Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2023 Symposium | Springfield College, Springfield, MA, March 23–25, 2023. Call ends February 3, 2023

    The Symposium will consist of sport and exercise psychology research and praxis presentations as individual presentations and symposia. All presentations should clearly relate to the overall topic of social justice. Presentations must be original work, including theoretical or conceptual topics, reviews of literature, praxis or professional practice, creative teaching practices, and/or policy. Individuals are limited to two submissions.