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    Call for Papers | “Redressing the Balance” – Women in Sport and Exercise (WISE) Online Conference 2021 | University of Worcester, April 19–22, 2021. Call ends March 19, 2021

    This conference will have an international focus and aims to bring together practitioners and academics from a range of disciplines to allow discussions and debates of issues surrounding women’s participation in sport, exercise and physical activity. There will be an emphasis on redressing the balance through both assessing impact and highlighting future implications for practice.

    Call for Papers | Frontiers Research Topic: “Women’s Professional Sport: Understanding Female-Specific Distinctiveness”. Call ends January 18, 2021

    This Research Topic seeks to address a gap in current scholarship, notably research that empirically examines the success and sustainability of approaches to developing, structuring, and delivering women’s professional sport. Professional sport is delimited as any sport that provides continuous paid employment and the opportunity to pursue said employment as a career.

    Call for Papers | ‘Women in Sport’ | University of Worcester, UK, November 2021. Call ends May 1, 2021

    The last decade has seen an upsurge in female participation in sport, with girls and women becoming more visible as participants at grassroots level and celebrated for their competitive achievements at elite level.  However, it is true to say that female equality in sport has not yet been achieved. It is also well known that girls and women have not always found it easy to pursue their sporting aspirations.

    Update | “Getting back on their feet … The Virtual Conference” | Women in Sport and Exercise Academic Network, September 7–8, 2020

    Women tend to be overlooked when it comes to research within sport and exercise. We, therefore, wish to virtually connect individuals from a range of disciplines to ensure that sport and exercise research has a focus on women, especially during COVID-19 and beyond. This conference will be a platform of networking opportunities to connect with others in sport and exercise to boost confidence, training and motivation through knowledge gained via others’ research and experience.

    Call for Papers | On the same page? The theory-practice divide and gendered media representations of sport | January 17, 2020, Northumbria University’s London campus | Call ends October...

    The aim of this conference is to provide a platform for the knowledge exchange between scholars (from a range of disciplines), stakeholders, and practitioners who are united by a focus on sports media. The event will take stock of the current position by examining notable case studies from the recent past, and aims to foster new inter- and/or post-disciplinary trajectories and scholarship/practitioner collaborations.

    Call for Papers | Women’s Sport in a Professional Era | A volume in the Emerald Studies in Sport and Gender series, edited by Ali Bowes and Alex Culvin....

    This book will present an overview of the increasing shift within global, elite-level women’s sport to move towards professionalisation.  Each case study included in the collection will highlight the complex, multi-faceted and at times problematic nature of women’s involvement in professional sport.  The collection will pay attention to the intersectional nature of women’s varied experiences in professional spor.

    Call for Chapters | Strong A(s) F(eminist): Power in Strength Sports, edited volume. Call ends June 15, 2019

    This volume defines strength sports as activities in which the competition outcomes depend exclusively on the individual capacity to move weight. We are seeking submissions across disciplines and thus, from a variety of vantage points, this edited volume will map the ideological landscape of strength sports to understand its potential for insurgent gender practices and the importance for studying sport for feminist social change.

    Call for Papers | Ephemera 40: Women Challenging Expectations | The Ephemera Society of America Annual Conference, Greenwich, CT, March 27, 2020

    There are countless stories of women who have challenged social expectations to accomplish great things in the arts, humanities, medicine, science, sports, politics and the military. Ephemera 40 will focus on the accomplishments of such women around the world and over the centuries contributions to society that have all too often been overlooked.

    Call for Papers | “Innovative Marketing in Women’s Professional Sport” | Special Issue of International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing. Call ends December 20, 2019

    The aim of this special issue is to showcase high-quality research related to marketing and women's professional sport. We hope the content will span varied dimensions of marketing and professional sport contexts from countries around the world. This call covers a broad range of marketing topics within the context of women's professionalism and emerging professionalism.

    Call for Papers Reminder | “Women in Sports Coaching: New Directions in Education, Research, and Advocacy” | Special Issue of Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. Call ends...

    In line with the scope of WSPAJ, an essential element of any submitted manuscript should be to further thought, theory, and research on women in sport. We are particularly interested in articles that further advocacy, thought, theory, and research on women sport coaches. To that end, we welcome qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research submissions that address the pertinent issues.
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