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    Call for Papers | “Understanding Socio-Cultural Effects of Mega-Events on Host Communities: Key Findings, Challenges, and Opportunities”, Special Issue of Social Sciences. Call ends August 8, 2021

    The rationale for this Special Issue is to contribute to knowledge with a collection of papers on socio-cultural outcomes and impacts as effects of mega-events on host communities from a multidisciplinary perspective. We will explore the methodological and conceptual challenges such work poses, and showcase opportunities and efforts for mitigating the unsustainable aspects of mega-event policies and practices.

    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 | “The Arab countries and the Olympic Games” | June 25/26 2016, Tufts University, Medford, MA

    Taking place just before the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the workshop aims to provide information and analysis on the state of sport in the Arab World through the multidisciplinary lenses of political science, history, economics, business, and law, among others.

    Soccer as the Beautiful Game: Football’s Artistry, Identity and Politics

    HOFSTRA CULTURAL CENTER and the HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY present An International Conference Soccer as the Beautiful Game: Football's Artistry, Identity and Politics Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday April 10, 11, 12, 13, 2014 in collaboration with New York Cosmos United States Soccer Federation Soccer & Society (Routledge) Coccia Foundation Blau Weiss Gottschee Soccer Club Hofstra University Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University® Consulates General of Brazil and South Africa...

    A Cultural History of the World Cup – Conference Centre, British Library, Fri 23 May 2014, 09.00-17.00

    An international conference for academics and postgraduate students interested in the material culture, history and globalisation of the football World Cup, hosted by the British Library and the International Centre for Sport History and Culture De Montfort University. Keynote speakers include David Goldblatt and Matthew Brown. Confirmed speakers also include Matthew Taylor, Richard Holt, John Hughson, Martin Polley, Stacey Pope, Kevin Marston and Kevin Moore (Director of the National Football Museum,...

    2nd Call for Papers: Soccer as the Beautiful Game – Football’s Artistry, Identity & Politics, April 2014

    Thursday, Friday, Saturday, April 10, 11, 12, 2014 Hofstra University, Hampstead, New York In anticipation of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Hofstra University is proud to host an international conference that explores the historical, political, economic and humanitarian impact of soccer. Over the past 20 years, the study of sport has become a well-developed subfield of many disciplines. Soccer’s meteoric rise...

    Call for Papers: Soccer as the Beautiful Game – Football’s Artistry, Identity & Politics

    Soccer as the Beautiful Game:Football's Artistry, Identity & Politics Thursday-Saturday, April 10-12, 2014 in collaboration with  New York Cosmos Football Scholars Forum Love Futbol Coaches Across Continents Soccer Without Borders Hofstra University Women's Soccer Team Hofstra University Men's Soccer Team Center for the Study of Sport and Leisure in Society An international conference – in anticipation of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil – exploring the historical, social, political, economic, cultural...

    Postdoctoral Position on Mega-Events in Brazil (100%)

    The Department of Geography at the University of Zurich is seeking an outstanding candidate to fill one fully funded Postdoctoral Position on Mega-Events in Brazil (100%) for a period of 4 years. The earliest start date is August 2013. The post is part of a new research group headed by Prof. Dr. Martin Müller. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, conducting and publishing research...
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