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    Call for Papers | Frontiers Research Topic: “Women’s Professional Sport: Understanding Female-Specific Distinctiveness”. Call ends January 18, 2021

    This Research Topic seeks to address a gap in current scholarship, notably research that empirically examines the success and sustainability of approaches to developing, structuring, and delivering women’s professional sport. Professional sport is delimited as any sport that provides continuous paid employment and the opportunity to pursue said employment as a career.

    Call for Contributors | Routledge Handbook of Gender Politics in Sport and Physical Activity | Call ends July 1, 2020

    This Handbook focuses on the political aspects of gender in the fields of sport and physical activity and provides a comprehensive overview of the complex interplay between politics, gender, sport and physical activity. The Handbook is designed to be a key reference for academics, and an accessible as well as informative resource for sport practitioners, people involved in PA and exercise and interested in politics.

    Disputation | Godispengar” eller ”överdådig lyx” – om elitidrott, ekonomi och jämställdhet av Anna Maria Hellborg, Malmö universitet, den 8 mars 2019

    Syftet med Anna Maria Hellborgs studie är att problematisera och analysera uppfattningen om och konstruktionen av elitidrottsutövares ekonomiska villkor sedda genom en feministisk lins – och specifikt att undersöka och illustrera hur de ekonomiska förutsättningarna skiljer sig åt mellan kvinnor och män som vill investera i en elitidrottskarriär.

    Call for Papers | “Tackling discrimination – visions of gender equality in sport”. 12th Annual Meeting of the Transnational Scholars for the Study of Gender and Sport | University...

    The organizers are interested in bringing together scholars who are interested in issues of gender equality in sport. We welcome submissions that address a variety of gender issues such as sexuality, body, identity, gender-based discrimination (including harassment and abuse), LGBTIQ+ experiences, as well as practices of exclusion and marginalization in sport, physical activity, and school physical education.

    Call for Papers | The Transnational Working Group for the Study of Gender and Sport | Reykjavik University, Iceland, August 15–17 2018. Call ends June 10, 2018

    Founded in 2005, the working group aims for a transnational and interdisciplinary exchange of researchers with an interest in the study of sport and gender. The program of the 11th annual meeting focuses on sexism, discrimination, sexual harassment and violence studies in the field of Physical Education and sport, LGBTQ+, as well as leadership and coaches' perspectives.

    Call for Papers | Women, Sports and Media: Careers, Coverage, and Consequences | Call ends January 30, 2018

    “We seek research on three key themes: women sports journalists; audiences for women’s sports; and coverage of women athletes. We are particularly interested in work that addresses intersections with race/ethnicity and sexuality, and that identifies possible implications, impacts and potential solutions to problems.”

    Idrottens främsta inom jämställdhet till workshop i Örebro

    I en gemensam workshop om jämställdhet och idrott delar deltagare med sig av erfarenheter och arbetsformer, och ringar in särskilt viktiga områden för framtida insatser. Bakgrunden är att jämställdhetsarbetet inom idrotten går trögt och att destruktiva manlighetsnormer fortfarande dominerar.

    Call for Book Chapters | Women in Sports: Breaking Barriers, Facing Obstacles

    Dr. Adrienne Milner is developing a two-volume book project to be published by ABC-CLIO-Praeger addressing women’s sport involvement in contemporary society. The volume highlights individual sportswomen as well as general empirical trends surrounding women’s sports participation.

    The Sochi 2014 Olympics: A Gender Equality Audit from the Centre for Sport Policy Studies (CSPS) @ University of Toronto

    The authors see this Report as a way to continue the discussion about why gender differences were introduced in sports, what differences remain, how those differences compare across sports, why they remain, and how they may be resolved, and they argue that it is crucial for athletes and former athletes to be involved in these discussions.

    Matthis Kempe-Bergman disputerar: “Man talar om jämställd idrott” | fredag den 10/10 kl 13:00, GIHs aula

    Fredagen den 10 oktober kl 13:00 disputerar Matthis Kempe-Bergman i idrottsvetenskap vid Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan (GIH) i Stockholm. Avhandlingens titel är Man talar om jämställd idrott - om jämställdhetssamtal med manliga idrottsledare och förutsättningar för jämställd idrott. Disputationen äger rum GIH:s aula. Matthis’ huvudhandledare har varit docent Karin Redelius, GIH, och bihandledare professor Håkan Larsson, GIH. Professor Susanna Hedenborg, Institutionen för idrottsvetenskap vid Malmö...
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