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Call for Papers | Special issue of the Journal of Sport History to mark the 50th Anniversary of the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH). Call ends July...
The year 2022 marks the 50th Anniversary of the first meeting of the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) held in 1973 at The Ohio State University. A 50th anniversary issue of the Journal of Sport History will take stock of the field of sport history, highlighting the history of NASSH and proposed future directions of the organization and the field. We invite scholars of all career stages to submit paper proposals.
Call for Paper | “Sporting Objects: Materials and Technology in the History of Sport” | Special Issue Proposal for The International Journal of the History of Sport. Call ends...
This special issue will examine the history of sportswear and sports equipment as technology by focusing on the development and distribution of sporting goods, on processes of standardization, as well as their popularization. These lines of inquiry also open up questions about the materiality of the objects themselves: their function, the values attached to them, and their power to shape sport.
Sport in History encourages the study of sport to illuminate broader historical issues and debates. Includes an extensive reviews section, an annual compendium of sports-related accessions to British archives and a 'Sport in Public History' section. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: EMANCIPATION THROUGH SPORT? FEMINISM AND MEDICAL CONTROL OF THE BODY IN INTERWAR FRANCE by Florys Castan-Vicente & Anaïs Bohuon.
Tidsskriftet Forum for Idræt er en online publikation, der udgiver forskning, formidling og debat om idræt inden for det samfundsvidenskabelige og humanistiske fagområde. Foreningen bag tidsskriftet, Forum for Idræt, Historie og Samfund (FIHS), har eksisteret siden 1985. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: FODBOLD FITNESS: MERE AF DET SAMME ELLER ET BRUD MED FRITIDSFODBOLDENS STI? by Søren Bennike, Laila Ottesen.
Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research is an open access journal with a wide scope encompassing sociology, history, philosophy and other disciplines within the social sciences and humanities. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: USING ESPORTS EFFICIENTLY TO ENHANCE AND EXTEND BRAND PERCEPTIONS – A LITERATURE REVIEW by Joey Gawrysiak, Rick Burton, Seth Jenny, Dylan Williams.
Sport History Review, Volume 51, 2020, Issue 1 | International Federations and National Governing Bodies
Sport History Review encourages the submission of scholarly articles, methodological and research notes, and commentaries. SHR encourages graduate students and young professionals to submit their work for publication. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: “UNDER ONE BANNER”: THE WORLD BASEBALL SOFTBALL CONFEDERATION AND THE GENDERED POLITICS OF OLYMPIC PARTICIPATION by Callie Batts Maddox.
Call for Papers | “The Athlete’s Voice in History”, Special Issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport | Call ends December 18, 2020
From ancient times until today, athletes have been considered as the main protagonists of the sport system. The proposed special issue, guest edited by Stephan Wassong, Angela J. Schneider and Rob Hess, focuses on this topic by analyzing various facets of this role ascribed to, and sought by, athletes, especially those in the orbit of the Olympic movement, including the Paralympics, Youth Olympic Games and Special Olympics.
The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 36, 2019, Issue 17–18 | Beyond Twenty-Four Million Words: New Perspectives from IJHS Editors
The International Journal of the History of Sport is the world’s leading sport history academic periodical with fully-refereed global coverage of the subject. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: BATTING, RUNNING, AND ‘BURNING’ IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE: A CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEBATE ON THE ROOTS OF BASEBALL by Isak Lidström & Daniel Bjärsholm.
The purpose of NASSH is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study and research and writing of the history of sport, and to support and cooperate with local, national, and international organizations having the same purposes. Editor’s pick from the current issue: ASSOCIATIVITY, GAMBLING, AND THE RISE OF PROTOMODERN BRITISH SPORT, 1660–1800 by Mike Huggins.
Call for Papers | “Sport and Politics from Antiquity to the Modern Day”. The 24th Congress of the European Committee for Sports History | Lisbon, Portugal, September 9–11, 2020....
The 2020 CESH Congress calls for contributions that help us reconsider the relation between sports and power. We are particularly interested in papers that: 1) develop empirical analysis that extends our understanding of the political meaning of sports; 2) examine the theoretical and methodological models on which the relationship between sports and politics is grounded; and 3) discuss the way the field of sports history relates to other research fields in the discipline.