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    Call for Conference Papers | “Sport and Religion: Antiquity, modernity and contemporaneity” | Porto, Portugal, January 11–12, 2024. Call ends November 15, 2023

    Since fanatical extremism is one of the dark sides of religion (as well as of sport), what we propose as a meeting place is an open debate and reflection, but one that is demanding in terms of thinking about the depth and complexity that will unite us over these two days in Porto. The sport and religion conference, focussed on the relationship between philosophy and sport, seeks to be a horizon for reflections and contributions from across the spectrum of academic knowledge, promoting the sharing of research, thought and practice.

    Call for Papers | “Sport and its transformations – from marginal to global cultural practice”. Online International Conference on Sport History, University of Bucharest, June 10–12, 2021. Call ends...

    Sport has changed considerably over time, and capturing its transformations has always been a challenge for historical research. For this reason, in order to better understand the impact of sport on the dynamics of our society, we invite you to explore the sport scene. This conference will examine the people’s relationship with sport from Antiquity to the present day and will discuss how the metamorphosis of sport is determined by the historical period, region, gender, class, ethnicity, etc.

    Deadline extension | Religion and Sport in Japan | A workshop and edited volume. Call ends October 10, 2018

    Contributions are being accepted for a workshop and edited volume tentatively titled “Beyond the Five Rings: Religion and Sport in Japan.” The purpose is to bring together experts from a variety of fields including, but not limited to, religious studies, history, sport studies/sports management, sociology, tourism, anthropology, economics, visual/material culture, and political science.

    Forskarprofil | Mikael Lindfelt, Åbo Akademi

    Mikael Lindfelt är professor i systematisk teologi vid Åbo universitet, med en master i teology och filosofi och en FD i praktisk filosofi. Hans forskningsintresse inkluderar filosofiska och etiska aspekter på idrott, samt kopplingar mellan idrott och religion. Mikael medverkar regelbundet på idrottsforum.org med artiklar och recensioner.

    Call for Papers | Christianity and Sport: Historical Perspectives | Special issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport

    This call for abstracts focuses on new research associated with the historical relationship between sport and Christianity. There is growing scholarly interest in this topic, as evidenced by the recent inaugural global congress on sport and Christianity held at York St John University in the United Kingdom, where a conference strand was devoted to historical perspectives.

    Arenas of Competition: Challenging Perspectives on Sports and Religions – a series of open lectures at Lund University

    Presented by the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies and the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies. All lectures are held at LUX room B336, Lund University, LUND.
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