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    Call for Papers | ‘Women in Sport’ | University of Worcester, UK, November 2021. Call ends May 1, 2021

    The last decade has seen an upsurge in female participation in sport, with girls and women becoming more visible as participants at grassroots level and celebrated for their competitive achievements at elite level.  However, it is true to say that female equality in sport has not yet been achieved. It is also well known that girls and women have not always found it easy to pursue their sporting aspirations.

    Documenting the Olympics & Paralympics | Online conference panel, June 19, 2020, now available as audio recording

    This panel discussion reveals more about researchers' experiences when navigating archives, as well as the collection policies related to Olympics/Paralympics of GLAM organisations. There is a broad mix of physical, digitised and born digital resources will be covered in the presentations. The event is hosted by BSSH Chair, Raf Nicholson and moderated by BSSH Secretary Geoff Levett.

    Call for Participation | Registration of ISHPES 2020 Online Congress is now open | August 22–23, 2020

    The spread of COVID-19 has affected everyone’s overall daily and social life. Our duty in securing people’s health and safety became not only the issue for the congress organizer but also all over the world where international participants live. The original idea of ISHPES 2020 was to provide the opportunity to discuss ‘sport history and interdisciplinary relations’ in the year of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.

    Call for Participation | British Society of Sports History Virtual Conference August 26-28, 2020 | Registration now OPEN (and free to all)

    Sessions include a keynote from Dr Prashant Kidambi, Blurred Boundaries: Writing the Social History of Sport; panels on Edwardian Sport, Boxing, The Writing of History and Sporting Inequalities; and a roundtable on "The Future of Sports History", featuring Dr Christienna Fryar, Dr Geoff Levett (producer of the Sport In History podcast), Dr Carol Osborne, and Professor Kay Schiller (Editor-in-Chief of Sport in History)

    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.

    Call for Papers | “Sport History and Interdisciplinary Relations in the Year of the Tokyo Games 2020” | 21st ISHPES Congress, August 20–23, Sapporo, Japan. Call ends March 15,...

    For the ISHPES Congress Sapporo 2020 scholars are invited to submit proposals for sessions which include three papers and abstracts related to the main topic “Sport History and Interdisciplinary Relations in the Year of the Tokyo Games 2020” or individual abstracts on a subtopic. Each author can only submit one abstract. The oral presentations will each be 20 minutes followed by 10 minutes for discussion.

    Call for Papers | Forty-Eighth Annual Convention of the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) | Chicago, Ill., May 22–25, 2020. Call ends January 10, 2020

    One of the highlights of the North American Society for Sport History is its annual conference. Held through the years at various locations in the United States and Canada, the conference provides an opportunity for individuals to share their latest research, serves as an opportunity for individuals with similar scholarly interests to share ideas, and furnishes an occasion to pay tribute to those who have served the organization and to recognize outstanding scholarship.

    Call for Papers | International Football History Conference | Hibernian Football Club, Edinburgh, June 5–6, 2020. Call ends December 31, 2019

    The fourth annual International Football History Conference will take place at the Hibernian Football Club, Easter Road Stadium, 12 Albion Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5QG, Scotland, and will be held over two days (Friday 5 and Saturday 6 June 2020). This is a call for papers to be presented at the conference. There will be an opportunity to present on any topic relating to the history of football of any and all codes.

    Call for Papers | Between Social Discipline and Pleasure: The Politics and Practices of Play and Games in State Socialism | Conference at Max Planck Institute for Human Development,...

    The aim of the conference is to compare and analyze the politics and practices of play in state socialism to shed light on a field (of power) where actors symbolically experiment with and negotiate forms of querulent behavior. Additionally it is the aim to conceptualize “Political rule and authority as a social practice”. Some types of gaming, games of chances, were defined as incompatible with socialist norms.

    Call for Papers | The British Society of Sports History Annual Conference 2019 | Liverpool Hope University, September 6–7, 2019. Call ends June 1, 2019

    This is an open themed conference. Submissions based on original research are welcomed from UK and overseas scholars and can relate to any aspect of sport, physical recreation, education and culture as considered from an historical perspective. Please note all presenters must be BSSH members. Membership can be taken up at the time of registration.
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