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Call for Papers | Frontiers Research Topic: “Traditional Sporting Games and Play: Enhancing Cultural Diversity, Emotional Well-being, Interpersonal Relationships and Intelligent Decisions”. Call ends April 30, 2020
In this Research Topic we aim to gather scientific evidence about the potential of Traditional Sporting Games and Play in promoting cultural diversity, emotional well-being, peace education, social inclusion, equal opportunities and intelligent decision learning. We encourage contributors to present their studies considering any field from different theoretical paradigms, as well as innovative research designs.
Call for Papers | “The Winter Olympic Games” | Special Issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport. Call ends April 15, 2019
This special issue of IJHS will explore historical factors that have made the Winter Olympic Games unique, special, or different from both summer sport festivals and other winter festivals. Moving beyond sport-specific histories, which abound for the sports of skiing and ice hockey, this special issue will consider the variety – and expanding list – of sports on the Winter Olympic Games program.
Call for Papers | Playing at the Boundaries: An Interdisciplinary Forum on Play in Children’s Literature, Media and Culture | University of Cambridge, September 12–14. 2019. Call ends February...
We encourage scholars from the fields of children’s literature, screen studies, games studies, media and communication, material culture and, of course, scholars studying play from both theoretical and empirical perspectives, to join us in considering the latent metacritical potentials of play and its diverse modes and forms in bridging disciplinary divides.
The universality and histories of children’s play offer unique perspectives on children and their worlds, and the wider societies they inhabit. This special issue examines the histories of play across historical periods.