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International Journal of Play, Volume 9, 2020, Issue 1 | The Neuroscience of Play: Honoring the Life’s Work of Jaak Panksepp
ILP aims to provide an international forum for mono- and multi-disciplinary papers and scholarly debate on all aspects of play theory, policy and practice from across the globe and across the lifespan, and in all kinds of cultural settings, institutions and communities. Editor’s pick from the current issue: BUILDING EXECUTIVE FUNCTION IN PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN THROUGH PLAY: A CURRICULUM by Lara A. Coelho, Alycia N. Amatto, Claudia L.R. Gonzalez & Robbin L. Gibb
Call for Papers | Frontiers Research Topic: “Traditional Sporting Games and Play: Enhancing Cultural Diversity, Emotional Well-being, Interpersonal Relationships and Intelligent Decisions”. Call ends April 30, 2020
In this Research Topic we aim to gather scientific evidence about the potential of Traditional Sporting Games and Play in promoting cultural diversity, emotional well-being, peace education, social inclusion, equal opportunities and intelligent decision learning. We encourage contributors to present their studies considering any field from different theoretical paradigms, as well as innovative research designs.
Shawn E. Klein specializes in ethics, popular culture, and the philosophy of sport. He is the editor of several books including "Defining Sport: Conceptions and Borderlines" (Lexington, 2016) "Steve Jobs and Philosophy: For Those Who Think Different" (Open Court, 2015), and "Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts" (Open Court, 2004).
Call for Participation | “The future of research in Body Culture and Play”. In memoriam Henning Eichberg | University of Southern Denmark, November 2, 2018. Call ends October 24,...
Henning Eichberg passed away on the 22nd of April, 2017. His last book, Play in Philosophy and Social Thought, was posthumously published in August 2018 by Routledge, edited by Signe Højbjerre Larsen. To celebrate the publication, to remember Henning Eichberg, and to discuss his concept of and research in body culture and play, we are hosting a seminar on Friday the 2nd of November.
This conference hopes to continue an epistemological and paradigmatic bridge-building. We therefore seek proposals for papers to be presented at the conference. There is no set theme for the conference and the Academic Committee will consider all proposals. In the past, the range has been wide and we seek to continue this.
This workshop aims to unite the various strands of work on the philosophy of games. Furthermore, the workshop aims to unite the discussion of the many forms of games, including videogames, sports, board games, card games, role playing games, and more.
Konference om Projekt Byens Leg og forskning i leg ved Gerlev Legepark og Center for forskning i Idræt, Sundhed og Civilsamfund, Syddansk Universitet (CISC)
”Med leg skal land bygges”. En omskrivning af et kendt motto, som passer godt på den store interesse, der er omkring leg som fysisk aktivitet i disse år. Byens Leg et er projekt, som har sat gang i legen hos 200.000 børn og unge.
Call for Papers | Philosophy of Play | Special Issue of Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies
Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies is soliciting contributions for a Spring 2016 symposium on normative issues in play.
The universality and histories of children’s play offer unique perspectives on children and their worlds, and the wider societies they inhabit. This special issue examines the histories of play across historical periods.