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.
H-Sport is pleased to announce the release of the latest Journal Watch for the second 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.
The Football Scholars Forum's 2018-19 season recently came to a close.
Launched in 2010 in the History Department at Michigan State University, the online community of academics, students, and journalists held six sessions. These featured authors Amy Bass, Sebastian Abbot, Stefan Szymanski and Silke-Maria Weineck, Todd Cleveland, Rachel Allison, and Ian Plenderleith. Audio recordings of the sessions are freely available at footballscholars.org.
Luna Sarti's (Ph.D Candidate, Italian Studies, UPenn) fascinating blog post for the Journal of the History of Ideas Blog surveys literature on the history of swimming, reminding us that our standard techniques are "the result of specific political and cultural processes," some of which may give us pause.