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.

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New Books in Sports Interview with Gregory Snyder

Hello colleagues,

I am writing to let you know about our latest New Books in Sports interview with sociologist Gregory Snyder, an Associate Professor of Sociology at Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY), and author of Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding (New York University Press, 2017). 

Publishing Opportunity with Cambridge Scholars

I have joined the History Editorial Advisory Group of the publishers Cambridge Scholars as the sports history voice. Cambridge Scholars are keen to expand into this field and have asked me to contact potential authors. Since my last appeal a few months ago Cambridge Scholars have offered contracts to three spoots history authors.

CfP: British Society of Sports History, Conference 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS
The British Society of Sports History 2018 Annual Conference
University of Westminster, London
Friday 7th - Saturday 8th September

This is an open themed conference. Submissions based on original research are welcomed from UK and overseas scholars and can relate to any aspect of sport, physical recreation, education and culture as considered from an historical perspective.

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