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Call for Papers | “The Champions? Thirty Years of the Men and Women’s UEFA Champions League”, Special Issue of Soccer & Society. Call ends June 29, 2020
This timely special issue not only explores the last thirty years of both Champions Leagues, but provides an opportunity to reflect on this transformation, examine the contemporary context and identify future challenges. We encourage submissions from all academic disciplines and across Europe (and beyond) so that readers will benefit from a comparative and interdisciplinary analysis of contemporary European football.
Call for Papers | Being Better: What We Learned from the 2019 FIFA World Cup | Edited Volume by Molly Yanity & Danielle Sarver Coombs. Call ends March 1,...
This collection aims to reveal perspectives from multiple disciplines and focuses on scholars, educators, historians, and journalists who will look back at the historical, month-long tournament to see how the global sports and social landscapes have been revealed and/or changed as a result of the tournament. The book hopes to combine academic and popular approaches to a multitude of topics to present a kaleidoscope of perspectives.
Call for Papers | “From Grassroots to hyper commodification”. The Football Collective Annual Conference | Sheffield, November 28–29, 2019. Call ends September 6, 2019
Drawing on research undertaken by members of the Football Collective, the 2019 Annual Conference will look to scrutinise the business of football to find solutions that will benefit clubs, their players, their fans and their local communities. This year's conference will also explore both the commercial and human benefits football can bring to the general population.
Public defence of doctoral thesis | Identities and Images in Football: A case study of brands and the organisational settings in the development of Scandinavian women’s club football by...
On Friday, September 15, at 13:15, Mattias Melkersson will present and defend his dissertation, which investigates and analyses four Scandinavian women’s football clubs (Stabæk Football, Fortuna Hjørring, Linköpings FC and LdB FC Malmö) and the contextual conditions that influence their organisations.
Call for Participation | Discrimination Against Women in Sport Conference: How to continue narrowing the discrimination gap | Wednesday 8th March 2017, Preston
This one day conference will be held on 8th March 2017 as part of the International Womens Day celebrations. The conference will appeal to a range of stakeholders in womens sport from governing bodies, policy makers, sports administrators, sports development roles, education and academics, coaches, participants and anyone interested in developing and promoting sport.
This special issue of Sport in Society seeks to investigate the development and status of women’s soccer in the United States, exploring how the sport’s historical origins in the United States inform its play at the elite level. It looks to explore a range of issues.
Football Scholars Forum: The Women’s Game – Global Perspectives | Online discussion, Thursday, December 11
On Thursday, December 11, at 2pm Eastern U.S. Time (-5 GMT, i.e. 18.00 CET), the Football Scholars Forum, a fútbol think tank based at Michigan State University, is holding an online discussion on the state of the women’s game internationally, both on the pitch and in humanities and social science scholarship. Four authors have precirculated blog posts on the FSF website to jumpstart...
Soccer and Society is the first international journal devoted to the world’s most popular game. It covers all aspects of soccer globally from anthropological, cultural, economic, historical, political and sociological perspectives.
Befattning Professor i historia Adress Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier Umeå universitet 901 87 Umeå E-mail Forskningsinriktning Arbetslivshistoria, fackföreningshistoria, genushistoria, idrottshistoria Pågående projekt Idrottens tävlingsfostran. Konkurrens, prestation och gemenskap inom svensk idrott 1965-200 Publikationer i urval "Fotbollsrörelsen i Sverige", i Jonny Hjelm & Peder Aléx, Efter Arbetet. Studier av svensk fritid. Studentlitteratur, Lund 2000. "Fotbollsamazonerna från Öxabäck", i Idrott, Historia & Samhälle, Svenska Idrottshistoriska Föreningens...
The FREE research conference entitled “Women’s Football – Played, Watched, Talked About” will be held at the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The conference will take place on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 June 2013. About the conference: The aim of the conference is to share information and knowledge about women’s football, the games and the...