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    Call for Papers | “Sport and Society in Crisis” – Twelfth International Conference on Sport & Society | University of Granada, Spain, June 24–25 2021. Call ends May 24,...

    To support the range of options, and flexibility needed in our current climate, we will offer a blended conference experience. You do not need to commit either to a place-based or virtual presentation at the time of submission. You can present both ways, or change your mode of the presentation if your preferences change. The choice to participate virtually could also be a moral decision – for the planet, for security, or when the financial burden of travel is too great.

    Call for Papers | “Sport and crisis: bodies, practices, representations”, ESA Research Network 28 Society and Sport Midterm Hybrid Conference | University of Teramo, 25-26 March 2021. Call ends...

    The aim of this midterm conference is to bring scholars, researchers, educators, students, professionals, and other groups interested in sports and physical activity to propose their works. The focus lays in the challenges that sociology of sports and physical activity have to face to understand the new complex scenarios, the main issues we have to face, the successes, the criticalities and the lessons learned, the new horizons of our understandings of the social and cultural landscapes.

    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.
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