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    Call for Papers | Social Justice Through Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2023 Symposium | Springfield College, Springfield, MA, March 23–25, 2023. Call ends February 3, 2023

    The Symposium will consist of sport and exercise psychology research and praxis presentations as individual presentations and symposia. All presentations should clearly relate to the overall topic of social justice. Presentations must be original work, including theoretical or conceptual topics, reviews of literature, praxis or professional practice, creative teaching practices, and/or policy. Individuals are limited to two submissions.

    Call for Papers | Social Justice Through Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium 2022 | University of Tennessee, Knoxville, March 31–April 1, 2022. Call ends February 1, 2022

    The aim and purpose of this symposium 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 connect people passionate about these issues so that we can share our work as well as support and encourage each other.

    Call for Book Chapter Proposals | 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 | “Risk, Socio-materiality, and Inequality in Sport, Exercise, and Health” | Special Issue of Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. Call ends August 31, 2021

    In this special issue, we seek theoretical, methodological, and empirical qualitative contributions that critically examine the socio-materiality of risk, especially in relation to inequality and social injustice. The goal of this thematic issue is to move beyond a risk dualism whereby the ‘social’ is the domain of socio-cultural scholars and the ‘material’ the realm of scientists. We are seeking novel contributions that are empirically rich, qualitatively informed, and theoretically grounded.

    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 | “Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Management Education”, Special Issue of Sport Management Education Journal. Call ends December 1, 2020

    Sport scholars have consistently advocated for more diverse and inclusive sport organizations, but identity-related inequities and injustices continue to prevail in sport organizations and sport management classrooms as well. Hence, in addition to calls for more diversity, it is important to advocate for inclusion and social justice efforts. Cunningham (2014) argued that all sport management academicians have “a stake in ensuring sport is inclusive and socially just”.

    Vacancy | PhD Research Fellow in sports, gender and sustainability @ University of South-Eastern Norway | Apply before October 1, 2020

    In this particular project, we seek to advance understandings of gender, sustainability and the organization of sport nationally, as well as internationally. More specifically, this project seeks to understand the workings of gender in the context of selected sport organizations, programs and/or initiatives in order to advance insights and possibly sport policies aimed at making sport more sustainable.

    Call for Papers | “Sport, Development, and Peace”, Special Issue of Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice | Call ends August 15, 2020

    This special issue of Peace Review seeks to investigate the current social, cultural, political, and scholarly discourse around sports, development, and peace in a global context. How has sport been deployed as a tool for strengthening social ties and networks, for promoting ideals of peace, fraternity, solidarity, non-violence, tolerance, and justice? How is sport an “instrument” for peace? How does sport contribute to development?

    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 Abstracts | Social Justice through Sport and Exercise Psychology | University of Tennessee, Knoxville, March 28, 2020. Call ends January 24, 2020

    A main purpose of this symposium is to bring together people passionate about these issues so that we can share our work as well as support and encourage each other. The symposium structure will encourage interaction and dialogue so that we may discuss professional issues as well as our research and practice. Although the focus is on sport and exercise psychology, we welcome submissions from scholars and practitioners from related disciplines.
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