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We welcome submissions employing a range of disciplinary, methodological, and theoretical approaches. We define sport broadly and would welcome work in competitive, recreational, leisure and physical activity contexts, addressing the relationship between sport and community. That is, work should engage in some way beyond individuals and explore ideas of community, authenticity, relationships, context, place, collectivity, inclusion, belonging, social justice, or a common good.
Vacancies | Doctoral students in Sports Science specialising in the humanities and social sciences within the Learning in Multicultural Contexts PhD school, to Malmö University | Apply before January...
The sport science research environment includes some 15 researchers as well as an almost equal number of research students. The research is primarily within the humanities and the social sciences, and in regard to research conducted at the department, sport is considered to be a multi-dimensional, societal and cultural phenomenon and includes physical activity, physical education (PE), exercise and sport performance. This also include research on elite sport.
Call for Participation | Sport, Globalisation and Identity – Recent reflections on our publication | Webinar, November 24, 2020, 18:00 CET
Sport can be a vehicle for the expression of identity, and also a factor in the shaping of identity. In Sport, Globalisation and Identity: New Perspectives on Regions and Nations, edited by Jim O'Brien, Russell Holden, Xavier Ginesta, the complex interrelationships between nations, regions and states in the landscape of contemporary international sport, with a particular focus on identity, is explored.
Doktorander i idrottsvetenskap med inriktning humaniora och samhällsvetenskap inom forskarskolan Lärande i mångkulturella samhällskontexter. Ansök senast den 14 januari 2019
Forskarskolan Lärande i mångkulturella samhällskontexter samlar doktorander som intresserar sig för globalisering, mångkulturalitet och utbildning. Inom ramen för fem olika forskarutbildningsämnen undersöks hur utbildning organiseras och lärande sker i ett samhälle präglat av migration, digitalisering och politisk rörelse.
Call for Papers | “Global Perspectives in Sport Management Education” | Special Issue of Sport Management Education Journal. Call ends September 3, 2019
This special issue of SMEJ will provide insight on global and international education in sport management. Research published in this issue will offer a glimpse into the possibilities and opportunities to better prepare sport management students for the increasingly global sport industry. This special issue is open to all methodologies for research manuscripts.
Call for Participation | Participation, Inclusion and Social Responsibility in Global Sports Conference | Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, May 31–June 2, 2018
Focusing on participation and inclusion in global sports from a historical and modern-day perspective, we look to better understand how and why certain types of people are allowed to participate and others are not. We will expand beyond soccer/football into a cross-section of sports and focus on what is being done to address these inequalities.
Call for Papers | “The Rise of International Sport on the Arab Peninsula: Politics, Art, Ethics” | 9th Gulf Research Meeting, University of Cambridge, UK, July 31-August 3, 2018....
The accelerated rate of modernization on the Peninsula allows little room for error, and the vast wealth being invested in the infrastructure for art and sport on the Peninsula is sobering. The workshop will bring a critical perspective to the rise of regional and international sport on the Peninsula, as well as open lines of inquiry on this development among scholars from across the disciplines.
Call for Papers | “Reinforcing, Crossing, and Transcending Borders: Soccer in a Globalized World” | International conference, September 5–6 2017, Athens, Greece. Call ends May 20, 2017
Referred to as the global game and embodying many different aspects of globalization, soccer has increasingly become the focus of scholarly research, the topic of media inquiry and the subject of creative work looking to understand the sport from both a local and a global perspective.
Call for Papers | “Football and its shifting global powerbase” | Special issue of Sport, Business and Management. Call ends June 30, 2017
In line with the aims of Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal (SBM) this special issue aims to capture a coherent, high-quality body of work in sport, business and management. As such, the special issue welcomes a range of high-quality academic papers including conceptual and empirical, as well as case studies and critical analyses.
Call for Papers | 5th international conference on Sport, Race and Ethnicity | University of Brighton@Eastbourne, July 10–13 2016
Abstracts are invited – either for individual submissions or for complete panels (3/4 papers) – for papers that address aspects of race, ethnicity and migration in relation to all aspects of sport and physical culture. Theoretical or empirical presentations are welcomed, while contributions may draw on contemporary or historical perspectives.
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