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    Call for Papers | “Understanding Socio-Cultural Effects of Mega-Events on Host Communities: Key Findings, Challenges, and Opportunities”, Special Issue of Social Sciences. Call ends August 8, 2021

    The rationale for this Special Issue is to contribute to knowledge with a collection of papers on socio-cultural outcomes and impacts as effects of mega-events on host communities from a multidisciplinary perspective. We will explore the methodological and conceptual challenges such work poses, and showcase opportunities and efforts for mitigating the unsustainable aspects of mega-event policies and practices.

    Call for Papers | “Nationalism and Transnationalism: The Euro Cup in the Twenty-First Century” | Special Issue of Soccer & Society. Call ends December 15, 2019

    The proposed special issue intends to explore the varied significances of the Euro Cup as a sports mega event (SME) in terms of national and transnational projections in the twenty-first century. The plan is to highlight and assess the new dimensions of the tournament in the new century in terms of hosting, participation, impact and legacy through the lens of national and transnational assertions, conflicts, and interactions.

    Call for Papers | Gender, sport and mega-events | A volume in the Emerald Studies in Sport and Gender series, edited by Katherine Dashper. Call ends July 1, 2019

    This edited collection will be the first to draw together critical research on gender, sport and mega-events in one volume in order to enable sustained consideration of many key issues related to this important sporting and cultural phenomenon. The editor is Dr. Katherine Dashper, Reader in the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management at Leeds Beckett University, UK

    Call For Participation | “Addressing Homophobia At Mega-Sport Events” | European Networking Conference, 17-18 November 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Registration ends October 30 2017

    The aim of the conference is to foster the exchange of ideas how to tackle homophobia, and how to create awareness of discrimination in sports, in particular in the framework of mega-sport events. We are inviting supporter groups, NGOs, athletes, football activists, national and international sport associations, academics, students and everybody who is interested to this conference.

    Call for Abstracts | Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? | Coventry University, November 9–10, 2017. Call ends August 21, 207

    To mark the end of the 4-year EU funded Carnival project and the launch of a new edited book, also titled 'Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales?',  the Centre for Business in Society at Coventry University proudly present an international inter-disciplinary conference for academics and practitioners.

    Call for Papers | London, Rio, Tokyo Olympics Symposium | Goldsmiths, University of London, 8-10th June 2017. Call ends April 30, 2017

    In this symposium, we will investigate the changes accompanying the 2012 London Olympics, the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and the preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The meeting will focus on existing research and interventions concerning the ways that global events have been accompanied by urban transformations and new forms of social (dis)advantage and exclusions.

    Research fellow in sportpolicies and politics to University College of Southeast Norway

    Applicants to the PhD position must have a Master’s degree or equivalent higher education qualifications in sport policies, sportsociology or other relevant areas.The applicant must have gained the degree within the application deadline. It is a requirement that the successful applicant is granted admission to the University’s doctoral programme in Cultural Studies.

    Call for Papers | The impact of international football events on local, national and transnational fan cultures | Edited volume

    The main question of this joint book-project is: What kind of impacts did the international football-tournaments of the past decades show on local, national and transnational fancultures. Please send your abstract for an article by May 1st 2016.

    Call for Papers | “The Future of the Olympic Event in the Age of the Mega-Spectacle” | 13th International Symposium for Olympic Research, July 30-31, 2016, Federal University of...

    Scholars, researchers, students, and professionals interested in the socio-cultural study of the modern Olympic or Paralympic Games are invited to submit abstracts for conference presentations.

    Call for Participation | Power and Corruption: Sporting Mega-Events, International Sports Organisations and the Future of Sport | Mansfield College, Oxford, UK, Sept. 23, 2015

    The workshop is a space to share work, grapple with ideas and ask questions. Discussions will be driven by two key questions: how does power corrupt international sport and sports mega-events? And how can modern, international sport reform itself?
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