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By placing scholars from various disciplines side-by-side on the common topic of the Olympic Games, JOS (available in both print and electronic format and marketed to a global scholarly audience) aims to promote and encourage a multi-disciplinary understanding of the Olympic Movement.The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: SANCTIONED VIOLENCE: DEALING (WITH) DEATH IN ANCIENT GREEK ATHLETICS by David J. Lunt.
By placing scholars from various disciplines side-by-side on the common topic of the Olympic Games, JOS (available in both print and electronic format and marketed to a global scholarly audience) aims to promote and encourage a multi-disciplinary understanding of the Olympic Movement. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: MILT CAMPBELL: OLYMPIC DECATHLON CHAMPION “FAMOUS FOR NOT BEING FAMOUS” by David K. Wiggins.
Call for Papers | “Recreating Recreation” | Special Issue of Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Call ends March 15, 2019
We are particularly interested in articles that explore the representation of recreation in literature, historiography, media, institutional reports, policies, jurisprudence, interviews, medical protocols, and philosophical treatises, among other mediums. This inquiry could be approached through sociological, historical, psychological, economic, political, legal, medical, literary, philosophical, and/or interdisciplinary lenses.
Public defence of doctoral thesis | “We can make new history here”: Rituals of producing history in Swedish football clubs | Katarzyna Herd, Lund University
This dissertation investigates how history is produced, what roles it plays, and what forms it takes in four Swedish football clubs – AIK, Djurgårdens IF, Helsingborgs IF and Malmö FF. The overreaching aim is to describe and analyse how history is produced and performed in football clubs, and the implications this development has for football and for the understanding of history.
Call for Papers | Sport in a Mobile World: Identity, Culture and Politics | Interdisciplinary seminar @ University of Aveiro, Portugal, June 21–22, 2018. Call ends March 16, 2018
This event aims to explore original and rigorous ways to research (and think about) sport, sporting structures and experiences in a perpetually transitional world. Contributions from disciplines of anthropology, cultural studies, economics, history, politics, psychology, public policy and sociology are welcome.
Call for Papers | “The May 1968 of Sportspeople and Physical Educators” | International Symposium, University of Paul Sabatier, 29 May to 1 June 2018. Call ends December 1,...
The aim of this symposium is to seize the opportunity offered by hindsight and the new generations of researchers to take a fresh, distanced look at the crisis of spring 1968 in the world of sport, leisure and physical education, by looking at its origin, progression and posterity throughout the following decades.
Call for Papers | Some Dance to Remember, Some Dance to Forget: Dance and Memory in the Nineteenth Century
From the quadrilles of Jane Austen to the Ballets Russes, dance continues to shape our understanding of the literature, art, and history of the nineteenth century. This special panel will prepare conference attendees for an optional nineteenth-century dance workshop at the conference, hosted by the Graduate Caucus.