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    Social Inclusion, Volume 8, 2020, Issue 3 | Sport for Development: Opening Transdisciplinary and Intersectoral Perspectives

    Social Inclusion is a peer-reviewed open access journal, which provides academics and policy-makers with a forum to discuss and promote a more socially inclusive society. The journal encourages researchers to publish their results on topics related to social and cultural inclusion The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: (RE)FORMING THE INSIDE/OUTSIDE: ON PLACE AS A GOVERNABLE DOMAIN THROUGH SPORTS-BASED INTERVENTIONS by David Ekholm and Magnus Dahlstedt.

    Call for Abstracts | Contemporary Perspectives on Athlete Activism (Routledge) | Call ends March 16, 2020

    This edited collection aims to provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary overview of athlete activism. While athletes as ‘activists’ – broadly defined – is not necessarily a new area of study, it has commanded a significant range of both scholarly and media attention in recent years. High-profile figures from across elite sport have lent their voices in an attempt to influence a variety of social, political, ethical and/or environmental issues.

    Call for Papers | ”Idrett og ulikhet” | Temanummer av Tidsskrift for kjønnsforskning. Deadline den 1 september 2019

    Ulikhet og ekskludering har vist seg å være en vedvarende problematikk i norsk og internasjonal idrett. Idretten har stor symbolsk makt i dagens samfunn og har derfor stor betydning for våre forestillinger om kjønn og likestilling. I dette temanummeret av Tidsskrift for kjønnsforskning retter vi oppmerksomheten mot idrett og ulikhet.

    Call for Papers | “Sport for Development: Opening Transdisciplinary and Intersectoral Perspectives” | Special Issue of Social Inclusion. Call ends March 31, 2019

    This thematic issue aims to advance our scientific understanding about sport and development by adapting both a transdisciplinary and intersectoral perspective. We welcome papers from the broad applied fields of health, education, social/youth work, management, crime and rehabilitation, which focus on programs, policies and broad issues in relation to sport and development.

    Call for Papers | Social Justice through Sport and Exercise Psychology | A symposium at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, March 28–30, 2019. Call ends February 1, 2019

    Our aim is to bring together sport and exercise psychology researchers and practitioners whose work focuses on social justice and praxis, marginalized communities, participants lacking scholarly attention, or that falls outside the positivist mainstream of sport psychology. A main purpose of this symposium is to bring together people passionate about these issues.

    Call for Papers | “Social Roles of Sport Organisations: developments, contexts and challenges” | Special Issue of European Journal for Sport and Society. Call ends August 27, 2018

    Sport organisations increasingly are expected and encouraged to take up a wider social role. Thus, sport organisations and sport clubs in particular, tend to be more involved in dealing with societal issues. Next to this social role for local communities, a number of sport organisations seem to be explicitly taking up their social responsibility, through an active position against organisational problems like exclusionary practices or corruption.

    Disputation | Vilje til inklusjon – studier av innovasjon for sosial inkludering i idrett av Anne Tjønndal , Nord universitet | Auditorium Elsa Laula Renberg, Bodø, den 25 juni...

    Studien har et multippelt casestudiedesign og består av 4 case. Case 1 handler om inklusjon i toppidrett, case 2 om inklusjon i breddeidrett, case 3 om inkludering gjennom samarbeid mellom offentlig og frivillig sektor i utviklingen av aktivitetstilbud, og case 4 om inkludering gjennom nye idrettsaktiviteter. Hvert case utgjør en artikkel i avhandlingen.

    Call for Papers | “Disrupting the Good Intentions of Sport (as a Tool for Inclusion and Integration)” | Linköping University, August 15–17 2018. Call ends February 4, 2018

    Sport has been proposed as a potential facilitator for ‘integration’ and ‘social inclusion’ of migrant populations into hosting countries. In this workshop, we welcome papers that are investigating the field of sport and physical activity through a critical lens, highlighting the challenges within existing traditions and working towards inclusive and participatory practices.

    Call for Papers | “Community sport and social inclusion: International perspectives” | Special issue of Sport in Society. Call ends October 15, 2017

    This volume seeks to bring together the latest cutting-edge research related to the dynamics of inclusion/exclusion in community sport, as well as the broader outcomes and impacts that community sport programmes/events may have in promoting, or hindering, social inclusion in other areas of life, such as employment, education and migrant integration.

    “Sport for Social Inclusion” | Special issue of Social Inclusion

    New special issue, Vol 5, No 2 (2017), of Social Inclusion, "Sport for Social Inclusion”, is now out. All articles are free to download (open access). Please feel free to share the articles with your colleagues. Editor: Reinhard Haudenhuyse (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)
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