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Call for Participation | ISSA Zoom panel, October 8/9, 2020: The Consequences of Covid-19 for Women’s Sport
The aim of this virtual panel is to discuss the potential impacts of the coronavirus crisis on women's sport. When the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic, the majority of sports leagues around the world were cancelled, suspended or postponed. While men’s leagues and championships are now subsequently able to return, the situation appears to be proceeding more slowly for women.
Call for Papers | ISSA World Congress of Sociology of Sport 2019 | Dunedin, New Zealand, April 24–27 2019. Call ends December 15, 2018
The theme of this year’s conference theme, “Sociology of Sport and Alternative Futures” recognizes that our field is facing unprecedented challenges not only over funding and resources but also in terms of its legitimacy and relevance. The 2019 World Congress of Sociology of Sport provides an ideal platform to reflect, evaluate and contemplate the past, present, and future of the field.
Call for Papers | International Socio-Cultural research group on Women’s Artistic Gymnastics | Special session at the ISSA Conference, Lausanne, June 5–8, 2018. Call ends January 12, 2018
At the 2018 ISSA World Congress of the Sociology of Sport in Lausanne, 5 – 8 June 2018, ISCWAG (International Socio-Cultural research group on Women’s Artistic Gymnastics) is able to hold a special session on socio-cultural women’s artistic gymnastics research. We warmly invite you to submit a suitable abstract for this conference session.
Call for Papers | “Sports Organizations and Organizing Sports: Critical Reflections” | International Sociology of Sport Association (ISSA) Annual Conference, June 5–8, 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland. Call ends January 12,...
The aim of the main theme of this annual conference will be to address how the social sciences and sports organizations influence each other. This will be achieved by, on the one hand, considering how social science research is integrated into sports organizations, on the other hand, examining how sports organizations impact the social sciences.
Call for Papers | “Sports Organizations and Organizing Sports: Critical Reflections” | World Congress of Sociology of Sport, June 5–8, 2018, Lausanne. Call ends 2017-12-01
This conference will address how the social sciences and sports organizations influence each other. This will be achieved by exploring two main aspects of this relationship. On the one hand, we aim to consider how research is integrated into sports organizations, and on the other, we will examine how sports organizations impact the social sciences.
Call for Applications | Summer School 2017: Physical Activity and Sport – Current Discourses and Practices from a Human and Social Science Perspective
The Summer School provides a space to share information on research, theories and methods as well as to exchange ideas and knowledge about current tendencies and “hot issues” in the multiple arenas of physical activities and sports. The Summer School will provide a forum, which enables communication, networks and cooperation among the participants, students as well as lecturers.
This is a call for papers for the ISSA Graduate Paper Award 2017, when the ISSA congress heads to Taiwan, and for nominations for the honorary member award 2017. Honorary members receive free membership for life as well as free registration to ISSA conferences for life.
Conference theme: Reimagining Democracies and Sport. Democracy and Sport has increasing importance for global sport society. The common understanding of democracy in sport as participation by members or citizens in the decision making of a sport organization or sport society still leaves considerable room for dispute.
Call for Applications | Physical Activity and Sport: Current Discourses and Practices from a Human and Social Science Perspective | International Summer School 2016
Organised for the last ten years at the university of Copenhagen, the International Summer School for young researchers will take place for the first time in Paris in 2016. Although it will be held in a new place there is continuity because of the partnership between scholars of the two universities.
Please download the latest ISSA eBulletin. Highlights in this issue: 2016 ISSA World Congress of Sociology of Sport in Budapest Call for Papers Call for 2016 Congress Mentors ISSA World Congresses: 2018 and Beyond! An Invitation for Future ISSA Congress Hosts. Honorary Member Award 2016 2016 Call for Nominations – Deadline November 30 2015 Graduate Student Paper Award 2016 2016 Call for Paper – Deadline November 30 2015 International Review...