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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 | Sport: Business or Lifestyle? The Impact and Trajectory of Modern Athletics | Online International Conference, October 3, 2020. Call ends September 18, 2020

    Particularly the last decades, sport has become one of the most powerful industries internationally. Not only is it a lucrative field that creates athlete-tycoons but it also generates idols for the younger generations; is that useful or not? We wish to explore how sport has affected literature, arts and culture; understand its impact on economy and politics; and delve into the psychology, identity and behavior of people as these relate to sport.

    Call for Papers | “Power at Play” | Journal of Emerging Sport Studies Digital Symposium, October 16–18, 2020. Call ends June 30, 2020

    The symposium theme, “Power at Play,” aims to examine ways sport acts as a catalyst of personal and community empowerment, while simultaneously reinforcing societal power structures. Our purpose is to bring together emerging and established researchers and professionals in an online, open-access forum. Here, participants can freely engage in active conversation and debate surrounding significant issues affecting the past, present, and future of sport in society.

    Call for Papers | Social Actors of Sport Reality: Issues, Questions, Research Perspectives. Scientific Conference | Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, November 19–20, 2020. Call ends...

    The dynamic of the sports world depends on, among others things, social actors’ (individual, collective, institutional) activities. We welcome abstracts concerned with the main conference theme, such as the functioning of coaches, referees, officials, sports journalists, activists, sports consumers (and other social actors in sport) on local, national and international levels. We look for a broad range of theoretical perspectives on sport and for sharing discussions on relevant issues.

    Call for Session Proposals | “Change Agents: Cultivating the Seeds of Access within the Sociology of Sport” – The 2020 Annual Conference for the North American Society for the...

    The theme spotlights the necessity for Ujima, collective work and responsibility. Thus, we challenge the membership to submit sessions that promote, stimulate, and encourage the values of mentorship, collaborative ingenuity, inclusive sport diaspora, and how you/we cultivate the seeds of cultural competence across the Sociology of Sport spectrum.

    Call for Papers | The 18th Annual Macintosh Sociology of Sport Conference | January 25, 2019, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. Call ends December 16, 2019

    The School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University would like to invite all those interested in socio-cultural studies of sport and exercise to our annual one-day conference, held in the memory of our colleague Dr. Donald Macintosh. The annual Donald Macintosh Memorial Lecture will be given this year by Dr. Kyoung-yim Kim, Boston College..

    Call for Abstracts | Social Justice through Sport and Exercise Psychology | University of Tennessee, Knoxville, March 28, 2020. Call ends January 24, 2020

    A main purpose of this symposium is to bring together people passionate about these issues so that we can share our work as well as support and encourage each other. The symposium structure will encourage interaction and dialogue so that we may discuss professional issues as well as our research and practice. Although the focus is on sport and exercise psychology, we welcome submissions from scholars and practitioners from related disciplines.

    Call for Papers | The Eleventh International Conference on Sport & Society | Granada, Spain, June 18–19, 2020. Call ends November 19, 2019

    At this year’s conference, we want to focus on exploring strategies to improve health pathways, grounded in the social dimensions and cultural settings of physical activity. This includes the organizational strategies of national and international governing bodies of sport that regulate a large deal of participation in leisure and elite sport on the local, national and international levels.

    Call For Abstracts | “Sport Sociology and the Responsibility for Decolonial Praxis: Decolonizing Minds, Indigenizing Hearts” | North American Society of the Sociology of Sport Annual Conference, November 6–9, 2019, Virginia...

    The theme “decolonizing sport sociology” focuses on the multiple contradictions we – individually and institutionally – confront in our research, teaching, and service. The contradictions mean that we all have a responsibility to challenge settler colonialism. The question is how do we continue to transform ourselves, institutions, and world? This isn’t simply a self-reflective exercise.

    Call for Papers | “Sports and the Environment – Policies, Values and Sustainability”. 2019 EASS Conference | University of South-Eastern Norway, Bø, June 3–6, 2019. Call ends February 15,...

    The world is in state of rapid transformation. Sports are not excluded from these accelerated political, structural and cultural changes. Rather, sports play a part in these rapid transformations. This conference aims to bring forward perspectives that could enlighten our understanding of sports and the environment through a broad spectrum of social scientific enquiries.
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