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    Update | “Getting back on their feet … The Virtual Conference” | Women in Sport and Exercise Academic Network, September 7–8, 2020

    Women tend to be overlooked when it comes to research within sport and exercise. We, therefore, wish to virtually connect individuals from a range of disciplines to ensure that sport and exercise research has a focus on women, especially during COVID-19 and beyond. This conference will be a platform of networking opportunities to connect with others in sport and exercise to boost confidence, training and motivation through knowledge gained via others’ research and experience.

    Call for Papers | “Redressing the Balance” – Women in Sport and Exercise (WISE) Conference 2020 | University of Worcester, November 11–12, 2020. Call ends June 30, 2020

    This conference will have an international focus and aims to bring together practitioners and academics from a range of disciplines to allow discussions and debates of issues surrounding women’s participation in sport, exercise and physical activity. There will be an emphasis on redressing the balance through both assessing impact and highlighting future implications for practice.

    Call for Papers | On the same page? The theory-practice divide and gendered media representations of sport | January 17, 2020, Northumbria University’s London campus | Call ends October...

    The aim of this conference is to provide a platform for the knowledge exchange between scholars (from a range of disciplines), stakeholders, and practitioners who are united by a focus on sports media. The event will take stock of the current position by examining notable case studies from the recent past, and aims to foster new inter- and/or post-disciplinary trajectories and scholarship/practitioner collaborations.

    Call For Papers | Football Feminism – Global Governance Perspectives | The Symposium, Jean Monnet Center, NYU School Of Law, February 24–25, 2020. Call ends July 15, 2019

    The Symposium will aim to illuminate and nuance the relationship between gender and power within the transnational regulatory system that governs football (with FIFA at its helm); to identify specific gendered implications of existing governance structures, rules and procedures; and to consider innovative ideas for feminist reform or revolution.

    Call for Papers | Ephemera 40: Women Challenging Expectations | The Ephemera Society of America Annual Conference, Greenwich, CT, March 27, 2020

    There are countless stories of women who have challenged social expectations to accomplish great things in the arts, humanities, medicine, science, sports, politics and the military. Ephemera 40 will focus on the accomplishments of such women around the world and over the centuries contributions to society that have all too often been overlooked.

    Call for Papers | 70 Years IAPESGW: Always Promoting Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women | Universidad Europea de Madrid, July 10–13, 2019. Call ends February...

    International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW) is an organisation with a primary aim to support and bring together like-minded professionals from around the world who are working in the fields of physical education, dance and sport. Founded in 1949, it now has members in every continent of the world, in over 40 countries.

    Call for Participation | Empower Conference 2018 | Women in Sport, Museum of London, October 18, 2018. Ticket sales ends April 9, 2018

    The Empower Conference combines fresh thinking with the latest research. With a number of keynote speakers, a choice of afternoon “in focus” sessions, plus the release of Women in Sport’s new research into the visibility of women’s sport in the media, this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to learn, discuss and network with peers from the sports and media sectors.

    Call for Papers | “Blood, Sweat and Fears” | Women in Sport and Exercise Conference. Staffordshire University, June 13–14 2018. Call ends March 23, 2018

    The WISE conference welcomes the submission of abstracts for original contribution to your respective field. It will discuss the issues around women's participation in sport and exercise. The themes of the conference will include female-specific health and medical issues arising from participation in sport and exercise, and issues and opportunities for women's participation in sport and exercise.

    Call for Papers | Women, Sports and Media: Careers, Coverage, and Consequences | Call ends January 30, 2018

    “We seek research on three key themes: women sports journalists; audiences for women’s sports; and coverage of women athletes. We are particularly interested in work that addresses intersections with race/ethnicity and sexuality, and that identifies possible implications, impacts and potential solutions to problems.”

    Call for Participation | Discrimination Against Women in Sport Conference: How to continue narrowing the discrimination gap | Wednesday 8th March 2017, Preston

    This one day conference will be held on 8th March 2017 as part of the International Womens Day celebrations. The conference will appeal to a range of stakeholders in womens sport from governing bodies, policy makers, sports administrators, sports development roles, education and academics, coaches, participants and anyone interested in developing and promoting sport.
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