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    Call for Applications | “Culture, Sport and Society” | PhD Course, Umeå University, June 8–12,2020. Apply before April 15, 2020

    The aim of the course is to advance student interest in, and understanding of, the social and cultural aspects of sport, with particular reference to broader issues of culture, cultural production and cultural politics. The course will feature a mix of lectures, seminars and workshops on these themes. Lectures and seminars will be given by leading academics from European universities.

    Call for Papers | The Eleventh International Conference on Sport & Society | Granada, Spain, June 18–19, 2020. Call ends November 19, 2019

    At this year’s conference, we want to focus on exploring strategies to improve health pathways, grounded in the social dimensions and cultural settings of physical activity. This includes the organizational strategies of national and international governing bodies of sport that regulate a large deal of participation in leisure and elite sport on the local, national and international levels.

    Forum for idræt, Årg. 33, 2018

    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. Indtil en navneændring i 2007 var foreningen kendt under navnet Dansk Idrætshistorisk Forening – Krop og Kultur.

    Call for Chapter Proposals | Duelism: Confronting Sport through Its Doubles. Call ends October 1, 2019

    This anthology represents a consciously interdisciplinary approach to sport that accounts for its centrality and multiplicity of meaning in contemporary society. To that end, the collection reflects the many corollaries of sport studies (sport philosophy, history, sociology, literature, etc.) by inviting treatments of the topic from diverse critical viewpoints.

    Call for Papers | Sport­ / Spectacle: Performing, Labouring, Circulating Bodies Across Sport, Theatre, Dance, and Live Art | September 14–15, 2018, Kings College London. Call ends July...

    At the centre of both sport and cultural performance are bodies. In the spectacles of professional or amateur sport, plays, musicals, dance, and opera, bodies are made to transcend their fleshly existence by the mise-en-scène and the audience contract. The (sport) spectacle transforms the embodied subject of the athlete/actor into a representation of human potential and possibility.

    Call for Contributions | The Routledge Handbook of Tennis

    Rob Lake, Stephen Wagg and Carol Osborne are pleased to announce that contractual arrangements have been made with Routledge for publication of The Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics. Due to be released in mid/late 2017, it is an edited collection aimed at providing a comprehensive critical study of tennis, its history, culture and politics.

    Arenas of Competition: Challenging Perspectives on Sports and Religions – a series of open lectures at Lund University

    Presented by the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies and the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies. All lectures are held at LUX room B336, Lund University, LUND.

    Research Seminar Series in Sport Sciences, Malmö University | 20 April 2015: “Sport sets the agenda: A Study of The National Sports School Coaches Behavior Based on Their Dual...

    This is the latest installment of the Malmö Research Seminar Series in Sport Sciences, Malmö University, Spring 2015. The seminars will take place at the Orkanen building (Nordenskiöldsgatan 10) in Room E121c, between 13:15 to 15:00. This seminar is in English.

    Call for Papers | ACSIS – Advanced Cultural Studies Institute of Sweden – Conference 2015 | Norrköping 15–17 June 2015 | Abstract Submission Deadline February 8th, 2015

    We invite cultural and social researchers from all disciplines to submit abstracts for individual presentations on our conference "In the Flow: People, Media, Materialities". The conference examines the interacting flows of people, materialities, ideas and media technologies.  “In the Flow: People, Media, Materialities” will be held June 15-17 2015 and is the sixth biennial conference on cultural research arranged by...

    PhD Course: Culture, Sport and Society, 18–22 May 2014, Telemark University College@Bø, Telemark, Norway

    Course Aims The aim of the course is to advance student interest in, and understanding of, the social and cultural aspects of sport, with particular reference to broader issues of culture, cultural production and cultural politics. The course will feature a mix of lectures, seminars and workshops on this theme. Lectures and seminars will be given by leading academics from...
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