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Call for Participation | British Society of Sports History Virtual Conference August 26-28, 2020 | Registration now OPEN (and free to all)
Sessions include a keynote from Dr Prashant Kidambi, Blurred Boundaries: Writing the Social History of Sport; panels on Edwardian Sport, Boxing, The Writing of History and Sporting Inequalities; and a roundtable on "The Future of Sports History", featuring Dr Christienna Fryar, Dr Geoff Levett (producer of the Sport In History podcast), Dr Carol Osborne, and Professor Kay Schiller (Editor-in-Chief of Sport in History)
Call for Paper | “Sporting Objects: Materials and Technology in the History of Sport” | Special Issue Proposal for The International Journal of the History of Sport. Call ends...
This special issue will examine the history of sportswear and sports equipment as technology by focusing on the development and distribution of sporting goods, on processes of standardization, as well as their popularization. These lines of inquiry also open up questions about the materiality of the objects themselves: their function, the values attached to them, and their power to shape sport.
Kinesiology Review is a peer-reviewed publication whose mission ir is to advance the field of Kinesiology by publishing evaluative, insightful, and integrative scholarly reviews of kinesiology research, both basic and applied. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: GROUPNESS: PROVIDING A ROADMAP FOR AN EMERGING CONSTRUCT IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SETTINGS by Alyson J. Crozier, Luc J. Martin, Kevin S. Spink.
Sport History Review, Volume 51, 2020, Issue 1 | International Federations and National Governing Bodies
Sport History Review encourages the submission of scholarly articles, methodological and research notes, and commentaries. SHR encourages graduate students and young professionals to submit their work for publication. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: “UNDER ONE BANNER”: THE WORLD BASEBALL SOFTBALL CONFEDERATION AND THE GENDERED POLITICS OF OLYMPIC PARTICIPATION by Callie Batts Maddox.
Call for Papers | “The Athlete’s Voice in History”, Special Issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport | Call ends December 18, 2020
From ancient times until today, athletes have been considered as the main protagonists of the sport system. The proposed special issue, guest edited by Stephan Wassong, Angela J. Schneider and Rob Hess, focuses on this topic by analyzing various facets of this role ascribed to, and sought by, athletes, especially those in the orbit of the Olympic movement, including the Paralympics, Youth Olympic Games and Special Olympics.
The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 36, 2019, Issue 17–18 | Beyond Twenty-Four Million Words: New Perspectives from IJHS Editors
The International Journal of the History of Sport is the world’s leading sport history academic periodical with fully-refereed global coverage of the subject. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: BATTING, RUNNING, AND ‘BURNING’ IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE: A CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEBATE ON THE ROOTS OF BASEBALL by Isak Lidström & Daniel Bjärsholm.
Doktorand i Historiska studier av teknik, vetenskap och miljö till Kungliga Tekniska högskolan, inom forskningsprogrammet Mistra Sport & Outdoors. Ansök senast den 1 juni 2020
Forskarutbildningen ger en bred och allsidig bas för fortsatt karriär som historiker och som forskare inom historiska och angränsande discipliner. Som doktorand kommer du att bedriva historisk forskning i ett projekt inriktat på idrott och/eller friluftsliv i ett brett samhällsperspektiv med fokus på miljö och hållbarhet. Den specifika forskningsuppgiften utformas i dialog med handledare och en forskargrupp inom Mistra Sport & Outdoors.
The landscape of sport, and sport scholarship, continues to change rapidly. The Journal of Emerging Sport Studies is committed to publishing scholarship that reflects the changing face of sport studies around the world. Our journal will publish scholarship from across academic disciplines and welcomes unique sport perspectives from established and emerging sport scholars.
Call for Papers | “Sport and Politics from Antiquity to the Modern Day”. The 24th Congress of the European Committee for Sports History | Lisbon, Portugal, September 9–11, 2020....
The 2020 CESH Congress calls for contributions that help us reconsider the relation between sports and power. We are particularly interested in papers that: 1) develop empirical analysis that extends our understanding of the political meaning of sports; 2) examine the theoretical and methodological models on which the relationship between sports and politics is grounded; and 3) discuss the way the field of sports history relates to other research fields in the discipline.
The International Journal of the History of Sport is the world’s leading sport history academic periodical with fully-refereed global coverage of the subject. Editor’s pick from the current issue: HOW ABOUT SOME MUSCLE? CHARLES H. MCCLOY’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN CHINA BETWEEN 1913 AND 1926 by Patricia Vertinsky, Aishwarya Ramachandran & Bo Wang.