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.
List members following the 2014 World Cup in Brazil might be interested in my recent co-edited book with Chris Bolsmann:
Also, my "Culture of Soccer" students at Michigan State are currently watching these videos:
The World Cup has begun and along with it comes an opportunity to examine the Beautiful Game and its global impact. To do so, the Editorial Affairs Committee at H-Net (which includes H-Sport and the many other groups) is starting an initiative to address the World Cup and the sport of soccer/football across H-Net. Subscribers from all over H-Net are encouraged to contribute and produce World Cup related content. The H-Sport Team hopes that our list can be an active part of this cross-network discussion and welcomes the following submissions:
Title: Conference: The 36th Southwest Popular American Culture Association Annual Conference
Location: New Mexico
Description: The Southwest Popular American Culture Association is now accepting individual paper, round table, and special topic submissions for our 36th annual conference. We will be meeting in ABQ, New Mexico February 11 - 14, 2015 in the beautiful Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel. Complete conference details ...
Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective (http://origins.osu.edu) is pleased to announce its most recent podcast: “The Politics of International Sport” http://origins.osu.edu/historytalk/politics-international-sport
Title: CASINO AND DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA (DEADLINE: 30 June 2014)
Description: CALL FOR PAPERS -- CASINO AND DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA (DEADLINE: 30 June 2014)18-19 October 2014, University of Macau Contact person: Dr. Melody Chia-Wen Lu firstname.lastname@example.org The gaming industry, particularly the mega integrated resorts with a casino, has become a new engine boosting economic growth in ma ...
Collection Name: Comité Organizador de los XIX Juegos Olímpicos.
CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: H-Sport Teaching Initiative
Title: Release of Sporting Gender: Women Athletes and
Celebrity-making during China's National Crisis, 1931-45
Description: Sporting Gender: Women Athletes and Celebrity-making
during China's National Crisis 1931-45 by Yunxiang Gao has been
published by University of British Columbia Press. For more
information, please see the following link:
Table of Contents ...