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    Call for Participation | Lecture by Professor Brett Smith, Durham University: “Disability sport and social justice – A possibility for para-athletes?” | University of Copenhagen, November 12, 2019

    Brett Smith is a Professor and Director of Research at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences Durham University, UK. Since gaining his PhD on disability, sport, physical activity and wellbeing in 2003, Brett has continued to conduct research in these areas. Reflecting a passion to cross disciplinary boundaries, his research draws on psychology, sociology, and critical disability studies.

    Funded PhD opportunity: From Stoke Mandeville 1944 to London 2012: Photography and the Making of the Paralympic Community in Britain

    This project will make a theoretical and practical intervention in current debates in disability history, photographic history and sports history. While scholars have examined the media coverage of Paralympic athletes, the visual history of the Paralympic movement is yet to be written.

    Research Seminar Series in Sport Sciences, Malmö University | 9 November 2015: “Paralympics and Freak Shows” | Kutte Jönsson

    This is the latest installment of the Malmö Research Seminar Series in Sport Sciences, Malmö University, Fall 2015, and it’s all about dance. The seminars will take place at the Orkanen building (Nordenskiöldsgatan 10) in Room E121c, between 15:15 to 17:00. This seminar is in Swedish and English.

    Call for Papers | “The Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary: Assessing Opportunities, Challenges, & Progress”, Special Issue of Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport

    The Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport endeavors to publish submissions that are of the highest scholarly quality and rigor that can inform policy, advance the body of knowledge, and influence decision-making through the analyses and application of legal issues to sport, recreation, and related fields.

    Call for Papers | Journal of Sport for Development Special Issue on Disability Sport

    Special Issue Co-Editors: Dr. Ian Brittain, Coventry University, UK Eli Wolff, Brown University, USA In conjunction with the ‘Disability Sport: Changing lives, changing perceptions?’ conference being held at Coventry University, UK from 15th to 17th September 2014, the Journal of Sport for Development is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue around the use of sport to positively...

    Forskarprofil | Anders Östnäs, Lunds universitet

    Befattning Forskare Adress Nordeg Anders Östnäs Musketörsgränden 3, 226 39 LUND o46-141045 E-post Forskningsinriktning Handikappidrott, idrottssociologi Publikationer Östnäs, A. (1997): Handikappidrott. Mellan tävling och rehabilitering, Meddelanden från Socialhögskolan 1997:12, Lund. Östnäs, A. (1993): "Verkliga supportrar och fotbollshuliganer" i Brännberg, T (red):Mellan karneval och huliganism. en antologi om moderna supporterkulturer, Zenon, Floda. Östnäs, A. (2000): " Idrottssociologi - en gren på det sociologiska trädet" i Aktuell Beteendevetenskaplig Idrottsforskning, SVEBI, Lund. Östnäs, A....

    Veckans Routledge-tema: Oscar Pistorius

    Routledge har skapat en temasida där man samlar artiklar och böcker ut förlagets omfattande idrottsforskningsutgivning kring ett visst tema. Known as the ""Blade Runner"" and ""the fastest man on no legs,"" Oscar Pistorius, who has a double amputation, is the world record holder for class T44 in the 100, 200 and 400 metres events. Pistorius was born with fibular hemimelia in...

    The International Symposium on Adapted Physical Activity (ISAPA), Istanbul 2013

    WELCOME TO ISAPA 2013 Dear Participants, It is my pleasure to host you at Yeditepe University for the 19th International Symposium of Adapted Physical Activity (ISAPA) on July 19-23, 2013. The theme of the Congress is "Bridging the Gaps" with practice and knowledge, people with and without disabilities, academics in different disciplines, academics and staff working in practice all around the world. I believe this...
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