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    Call for Papers | “Sports Organizations and Organizing Sports: Critical Reflections” | World Congress of Sociology of Sport, June 5–8, 2018, Lausanne. Call ends 2017-12-01

    This conference will address how the social sciences and sports organizations influence each other. This will be achieved by exploring two main aspects of this relationship. On the one hand, we aim to consider how research is integrated into sports organizations, and on the other, we will examine how sports organizations impact the social sciences.

    Call for Session Proposals | The 2017 Annual Conference, North American Society for the Sociology of Sport | November 1–4. Windsor, Ontario (ends April 1)

    In keeping with the conference theme, sessions may highlight various ways in which scholars are exploring the double meaning of sport-related matter (as both consequential and substantial) and the alliterative intersections that make it so (e.g. politics-physics, politics-performances, politics-pedagogies, physics-performances, physics-pedagogies, performances-pedagogies).

    Call for Papers | 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association | Research Network ’Society and Sports’ | August 29–September 1 2017, Athens, Greece

    In our sessions, we will discuss the role of sport in promoting health and stimulating integration and cohesion, and questions whether sport can and/or should be used in- strumentally in strategies of social engineering. Sport is central to contemporary society; our sessions are critical spaces to consider how and why.

    Call for Papers | The 15th Annual Macintosh Sociology of Sport Conference | 28 January 2017, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

    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 day conference, held in the memory of our colleague Dr. Donald Macintosh.

    Call for Papers | 2017 ISSA World Congress, Taoyuan City, Taiwan, May 30 – June 2

    Conference theme: Reimagining Democracies and Sport. Democracy and Sport has increasing importance for global sport society. The common understanding of democracy in sport as participation by members or citizens in the decision making of a sport organization or sport society still leaves considerable room for dispute.

    Call for Papers | Ali in Un/Expected Spaces | University of Turku, Finland, May 17–19, 2017

    The symposium will explore the ways in which Muhammad Ali appears in un/expected spaces, beyond conventional readings. We are seeking to explore such questions as: What is Ali’s twenty-first century significance? How do we interpret the global meanings of Ali? Is sport central or peripheral to understanding Ali?

    Call for Abstracts | “Publicly Engaged Sociology of Sport” | North American Society of the Sociology of Sport Annual Conference, November 2–5, 2016, Tampa Bay, Florida

    Inspired by recent momentous cultural events, the conference theme questions and considers the role of sport sociology and sport sociologists in public engagement. In the context of growing economic inequality, we see public money being siphoned into private stadiums within professional sport, corruption within international sporting organizations, and U.S. college coaches being the highest paid employees in state institutions within ‘amateur’ sport.

    Call for Papers | (Re)Making Cities: Urban Transformation and Sport Mega-Events in Brazil | University of Bath, United Kingdom, 13 July 2016

    We invite abstracts and papers across a range of disciplines (such as, but not limited to: Cultural Studies, Economics, History, Management, Politics, Sociology, Urban Studies, and Tourism) focusing on the inter-relationships amongst Brazil, mega-events, and urban transformation.

    Call for Papers | 5th international conference on Sport, Race and Ethnicity | University of Brighton@Eastbourne, July 10–13 2016

    Abstracts are invited – either for individual submissions or for complete panels (3/4 papers) – for papers that address aspects of race, ethnicity and migration in relation to all aspects of sport and physical culture. Theoretical or empirical presentations are welcomed, while contributions may draw on contemporary or historical perspectives.

    Call for Papers: The 14th Annual Macintosh Sociology Of Sport Conference

    Saturday, January 16, 2016, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario 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 day conference, held in the memory of our colleague Dr. Donald Macintosh. The conference programme will consist of several sessions of graduate student presentations, a catered...
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