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Call for Papers | “Sport and Society in Crisis” – Twelfth International Conference on Sport & Society | University of Granada, Spain, June 24–25 2021. Call ends May 24,...
To support the range of options, and flexibility needed in our current climate, we will offer a blended conference experience. You do not need to commit either to a place-based or virtual presentation at the time of submission. You can present both ways, or change your mode of the presentation if your preferences change. The choice to participate virtually could also be a moral decision – for the planet, for security, or when the financial burden of travel is too great.
Call for Papers | Central and Eastern Europe Football Fans’ Identities: What Happened over 30 Years? | Webinar, May 14, 2021. Call ends March 15, 2021
How have the Central and Eastern Europe’s football fans’ identities transformed and what can these evolutions teach us about their respective societies? Geographically, our interest spans Bulgaria, Czech Republic, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, the former Yugoslav (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia) and Soviet republics and Albania.
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.
Call for Paper | ‘New Approaches to Identity in Sport’ | Special Issue of Journal of Sport Psychology in Action. Call ends October 1, 2019
This special issue offers new theoretical, methodological and applied considerations on the important topic of identity in sport. The overriding consensus from existing research is that a strong identity (both athletic and practitioner) can foster motivation, commitment, and confidence, but a strong and exclusive identity is more likely to lead to difficulties and distress in career transition.
PhD Opportunity in Sport, Migration and Identity | Sport and Exercise Sciences Research Institute, Ulster University
Skills required of applicant: Key skills would include: a demonstrable specialism in social science, sociology and/or the humanities or a related area; academic performance in these areas; and, evidence of the ability to undertake independent research. Supplementary skills might include: professional or vocational experience of sport and/or labour migration.
By reconstructing the urban social field of sport during the interwar period as a site of identity politics, the conference addresses the history and importance of Jewish sports in different major European cities.
Call for Papers | Challenging surfer identities and spaces | Raglan, Aotearoa New Zealand, 10–12 February 2016
An international conference hosted by the University of Waikato for academics researching the socio-cultural aspects of surfing, to be held at Solscape overlooking the famous Whaingaroa Raglan break in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Special Issue of National Identities | “Sporting Nations without States” | Guest editor: Malcolm MacLean
Special Issue: Sporting Nations without States Guest Edited by Malcolm Maclean Performing nations, disrupting states: sporting identities in nations without states Malcolm MacLean & Russell Field ‘Je suis socialiste et quinziste’: rugby, wine and socialism in the Aude since 1976 Andrew W.M. Smith Sport and the Cornish: difference and identity on the English periphery in the twentieth century Dilwyn Porter Nation, state and identity in international sport Hywel...
British Society of Sports History South of England Sport and Leisure History Network South Central Branch: Summer 2014 Workshop University of Winchester Saturday 14th June 2014 The British Society of Sports History's South of England Sport and Leisure History Network (BSSH South) aims to bring together individuals in Greater London, the South East and the East of England who share an interest in the...
The considerable growth of interest in commerce, media and politics in the modern world and their relationship to sport in international academia has resulted in academics in various disciplines writing about sport. Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life. Special Issue: Sport, Music, Identities
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