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ISHPES 2016 Call for papers


Kansainvälinen liikunta- ja urheiluhistorian järjestö ISHPES kutsuu alan tutkijoita koolle Pariisiin kesällä 2016. Alla kutsu.





** 2016

ISHPES Congress


** Paris, France

June 29 – July 2, 2016



For the 17th ISHPES Congress, researchers are invited to submit papers related to “Sites of sport in history” – these words being taken in their widest sense. Papers are expected to meet the following sub-themes or one of the three specific symposia:



– Globalisation and glocalisation of sports cultures

– The spreading of sports cultures: acculturation and innovation

– Sports facilities: architectures and urban planning

– Outdoor sports in nature and cities

– Indoor sports and spatial segregation

– Sport as a contested space

– Gendered sports sites

– Sport in figurative space: art, literature, film

– Sports heritage and sites of memory

– Physical education and sport in schools/colleges/universities

– Welfare state and urban planning in sport

– Open paper



– Health promotion and sports sites

– Sports sites in closed institutions

– Conflict of land use in sports and tourist areas


View the Congress Call for Papers in full





Abstract submission: open now (submit online via ISHPES website



Abstract submission closing: January 31, 2016

Authors to be notified: February 25, 2016

For more information about the Congress, including and accommodation,

transportation, and registration costs, visit the ISHPES Congress




Scholars still enrolled as university students are encouraged to apply

for the Gigliola Gori Junior Scholar Award and the Gerd von der Lippe

Travel Fund


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