H-Sport enables scholars around the world who are engaged in the historical, socio-cultural, and philosophical study of sport, physical education, and physical activity to discuss research and teaching interests, conferences and symposia, current issues, sources of funding, publishing, new data and collections, and other areas of interest to scholars.

Mapping Irish Football, Get Involved!

Get involved in this crowd sourcing project to map newspaper references to Irish women and any code of football. This project is pooling together all references researchers have come across related to Irish women in Ireland or abroad as players, participants or organizers. Read more about the project in this blog post:  https://footballcollective.org.uk/2019/07/16/mapping-irish-football-get-involved/

H-Net Job Guide

With the new academic year starting in many countries, it also marks the start of the academic job search season. As a reminder to H-Sport subscribers, H-Net offers a Job Guide which is updated almost daily as new job announcements are posted. Individuals can see the jobs posted from September 9-16, or browse all current job announcements. The Job Guide is free to the job seeker.

"New Book in Sports Interview" with Roy Hay

I am writing to let you know about our latest "New Books in Sports" interview with Roy Hay, author of Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the 19th Century: They Did Not Come From Nowhere (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019). In our conversation, we discussed the origins of Australian Rules Football, indigenous competition in cricket and footy in the mid and late-19th century in rural Victoria, and the Marngrook debate.

Journal Watch 2019/3

H-Sport is pleased to announce the release of the latest Journal Watch for the third quarter of 2019. The Journal Watch identifies scholarly sport-related articles and book reviews published in five languages (English, French, German, Spanish, and Portuguese) during the last three months, and also surveys Italian-language publications on a biannual basis.