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    Call for Papers | Feminisms and Sports Studies | Kings College London, February 2022. Call ends September 30, 2021

    This conference aims to critically investigate our own research field, i.e. Sports Studies. Within sports and physical activities, bodies are exposed, ranked, and naturalised, in the name of a collective understanding of sporting performance, all the while relying on and reproducing sexist, racist, heteronormative, ableist and classist bias. The primary focus will be to understand how expanding our research focuses and literature, allows for innovative research avenues.

    Call for Papers | “Redressing the Balance” – Women in Sport and Exercise (WISE) Online Conference 2021 | University of Worcester, April 19–22, 2021. Call ends March 19, 2021

    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 | ‘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.

    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 | 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.
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