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    Call for Papers | Social Innovation in Sport, a new anthology edited by Anne Tjønndal, to be published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Call ends September 20, 2018

    Innovation plays a vital role in sports. Through new ideas, change and renewal, innovation shapes how a sport is played, viewed and organized. Despite its importance for the development of sport, sport innovation has not received the scholarly attention it deserves. As a research field, sport innovation is still new and relatively under-developed.

    Call for Papers | “Sport for Social Change: Bridging the Theory-Practice Divide” | Special Issue of Journal of Sport Management. Call ends August 30, 2018

    Sport for social change, broadly speaking, captures change that occurs both in and through sport. Scholars engaged in sport for social change are well positioned to make essential contributions to the nexus between theory and practice. Empirical and conceptual work focusing on theory to practice and practice to theory perspectives within the sport for social change genre is welcome for this special issue.

    Call for Papers | 3rd Annual Ali Center Athletes and Social Change Forum Will Focus on Athlete Activism | April 3-4, Louisville, KY

    The 3rd Annual Muhammad Ali Center Athletes and Social Change Forum will take place April 3-4 in Louisville, KY with the theme, Athlete Activism: Past, Present and Future. The Forum is designed to advance education, advocacy and research on the role and contribution of athletes toward social change, human rights and development. We welcome practitioners, scholars, policymakers, athletes and...

    Call for Applications | Researcher Links Workshop: Sport and Social Transformation in Brazil | 10-13 March, 2015

    Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council and Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo - FAPESP (2004/50504-8) will be holding a workshop on the above theme in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil on 10-13th March, 2015. The workshop is being coordinated by Prof. Simone Fullagar and A/Prof. Ricardo Uvinha,...

    Call for Papers | Sport and Social Protest – BSA Sport Study Group Day Conference, Friday 15th May 2015

    Call for Abstracts BSA Sport Study Group Day ConferenceSport and Social ProtestFriday 15th May 2015British Library Conference Centre, London Deadline for submission of abstracts - 15 July 2014Notification of acceptance - 15 September 2014 This day conference will explore the relationship between sport and collective mobilizations for social change. It will explore mobilizations around the staging of mega-events, the actions of athletes...

    Call for Papers | Ethnographies of Sport and Social Change. Deadline February 17, 2014

    Dear colleagues, We would like to draw your attention on the following cfp for a session on Ethnographies of Sport and Social Change that will be held within the 5th Ethnography and Qualitative Research Conference (Bergamo, Italy - June 5-7, 2014): Ethnographies of Sport and Social Change In this session we invite ethnographic contributions that analyse sport as a vehicle and as a...

    Call for Proposals: 2nd Annual Ali Center Athletes and Social Change Forum

    The 2nd Annual Muhammad Ali Center Athletes and Social Change Forum will take place March 21-22 in Louisville, KY. The Forum is designed to advance education, advocacy and research on the role and contribution of athletes toward social change, human rights and development. This year we welcome scholars, practitioners, policymakers and advocates who are working to advance the realm of...

    Call for Papers | Graduate Student Paper Competition | Sport, Leisure and the Body

    This is a Call for Papers for the 2014 Graduate Student Paper Competition for the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Sport, Leisure, and the Body Division.  Please circulate widely to graduate students.  The competition is for papers that will be presented at the 2014 SSSP Conference in San Francisco, CA, in August 2014.  Papers are due...

    Reminder: Call for Papers for a special Issue on Managing Sport for Social Change

    This is a Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the Sport Management Review on “Managing Sport for Social Change.”  The deadline for submissions is September 1 2013. Guest Editors - Dr Emma Sherry, Dr Nico Schulenkorf and Professor Laurence Chalip Sport for social change, often described as sport for development, uses sport as a catalyst for change to build capacity and...
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