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     Call for Papers | “Sport in a Populist Age: Physical Culture, Sportive Politics, and the Right-Wing” | NASSH 2022 Pre-Conference Workshop, May 26–27, Chicago. Call ends January 7, 2022

    This workshop aims to bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to debate the histories, meanings, significance, and contexts of sport-articulated populism. In addressing an understudied but relevant topic within sport history, the aim is to bridge the fields of sport history, cultural studies, sociology, and political science, and, in doing so, provide a forum to further collaborative understanding, knowledge advancement, and research dissemination.

    REMINDER Call for papers and participation | Nordic Network for Sport History / Nordisk idrottshistorisk nätverksträff | November 25–26, 2021, Örebro University and/or Online. Call ends September 30, 2021

    The Nordic Sports History Network brings together researchers interested in sports history from the Nordic region. In collaboration with the Swedish Society for Sports History, we are now opening up for contributions to the 2021 meeting.The purpose of the conference is to present and discuss newly completed, ongoing and planned sports history projects targeting the Noridc context. Sports and history should be broadly interpreted.

    Call For Papers | British Society of Sports History Annual Conference | St Mary’s University, Twickenham, August 26–27, 2021. Call ends May 17, 2021

    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. We are committed to sharing ideas, information and a passion for the study of the history of sport in a wide range of historical settings, and invite you to join us in these efforts.

    Call for papers and participation | Nordic Network for Sport History / Nordisk idrottshistorisk nätverksträff | November 25–26, 2021, Örebro University and/or Online. Call ends September 30, 2021

    The Nordic Sports History Network brings together researchers interested in sports history from the Nordic region. In collaboration with the Swedish Society for Sports History, we are now opening up for contributions to the 2021 meeting.The purpose of the conference is to present and discuss newly completed, ongoing and planned sports history projects targeting the Noridc context. Sports and history should be broadly interpreted.

    Call for Papers | “Sport and its transformations – from marginal to global cultural practice”. Online International Conference on Sport History, University of Bucharest, June 10–12, 2021. Call ends...

    Sport has changed considerably over time, and capturing its transformations has always been a challenge for historical research. For this reason, in order to better understand the impact of sport on the dynamics of our society, we invite you to explore the sport scene. This conference will examine the people’s relationship with sport from Antiquity to the present day and will discuss how the metamorphosis of sport is determined by the historical period, region, gender, class, ethnicity, etc.

    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.
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