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Call for Papers | Congress of Youth and Winter Sports 2020 | Univerity of Lausanne, January 7–8, 2020. Call ends July 1, 2019
The congress offers the opportunity for researchers, sport staff and students to analyse “Youth and Winter Sports” in a multidisciplinary scientific program. Sessions and workshops will focus on specific sport, on important topics or on professional practices. It will give opportunities for researchers, practitioners and sports organisation’s staff to meet and debate.
Call for Papers | “The Winter Olympic Games” | Special Issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport. Call ends April 15, 2019
This special issue of IJHS will explore historical factors that have made the Winter Olympic Games unique, special, or different from both summer sport festivals and other winter festivals. Moving beyond sport-specific histories, which abound for the sports of skiing and ice hockey, this special issue will consider the variety – and expanding list – of sports on the Winter Olympic Games program.
Call for Participation | Post Olympic Winter Games 2018 Seminar | June 28–29, 2018, Vuokatti Sport OIympic Training Center, Finland. Call ends June 10, 2018
This symposium offers presentations and discussions on the preparations, performances and experiences from OWG 2018. Speakers include Helge Bartnes, Norway; Peter Reinebo, Sweden; Mika Kojonkoski,Finland; Matthias Felix Gilgien, Norway; Olli Ohtonen, Finland; Stefan Lindinger, Sweden.
This one-day conference will examine the history/histories of tourism, sport, and leisure during the winter months in Scotland.
Hans-Christer Holmberg disputerade 2005 vid Karolinska Institutet med avhandlingen ”Physiology of Cross-Country-Skiing”. 2009 förordnades han till docent och 2010 professor på Mittuniversitetet. Holmberg är sedan 2005 utvecklingschef på Sveriges olympiska kommitté. Han har emottagit både det lilla och stora priset i idrottsvetenskap från Sveriges centralförening för idrottens främjande.
The Finnish Society for Sports History, The Finnish Society of Sport Sciences, The Department of History and Ethnology and the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences invite researchers and scholars to discuss and analyze the international relations of skiing, its societal significance and impact on human physical and mental well-being.
We invite to the Congress researchers and scholars to discuss and analyze the international relations of skiing, its societal significance and impact on human physical and mental well-being. We want to touch upon the climatic moments and sore points which skiing has brought about.