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    Call for Papers | The role of sport in social life: Women, sport, and social change, International Conference | Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences and University of Zagreb...

    The 2012 London Olympics can be symbolically considered the beginning of a new era, as women were represented for the first time in all sports, as well as in all delegations of the participating countries. Nevertheless, there are still numerous inequalities in the economic position and media treatment of women in modern sports as compared to men. We invite scientists to submit summaries of presentations on a wide range of topics and issues in the relationship between gender and sport

    Call for Papers | “Social Class, Sport, and Physical Activity”, Special Issue of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal | Call ends March 1, 2024

    The purpose of this special issue is to explore the link among social class, sport, and physical activity. We seek quantitative, qualitative, and conceptual papers that investigate the ways that wealth, social class background, and power intersect to influence the opportunities people have to consume sport, their chances to be physically active, their experiences as sport consumers, and how they experience work in sport organizations.

    Call for Book Chapters | Social Justice and the Modern Athlete: Exploring the Role of Athlete Activism in Social Change | Call ends April 30, 2021

    The overarching focus of the book is to explore the role athletes have played in raising awareness of and advancing social justice issues. Authors are asked to consider various aspects of athlete involvement and influence, using a wide range of theoretical perspectives. Please note that although the book will provide an early historical chapter as the foundation for exploring athlete activism, it focuses on the past 30 years (1990-present), reaching beyond the Civil Rights era.

    Call for Papers | Frontiers Research Topic: “Sport and Community”. Call ends May 31, 2021

    We welcome submissions employing a range of disciplinary, methodological, and theoretical approaches. We define sport broadly and would welcome work in competitive, recreational, leisure and physical activity contexts, addressing the relationship between sport and community. That is, work should engage in some way beyond individuals and explore ideas of community, authenticity, relationships, context, place, collectivity, inclusion, belonging, social justice, or a common good.

    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...
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