Women's History Network, Midlands Region Annual Conference, in conjunction with the British Society of Sports History, November 2021

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Call for Papers
May 2, 2021
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, British History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Sport History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

With regret the Women's History Network West Midlands Region annual Women’s History Conference at the University of Worcester, UK, in conjunction with the British Society of Sports History entitled 'Women in Sport' scheduled for November 7 2020 has been postponed until November 2021. (Exact date TBC)

For information, confirmed papers for November 2021 will address the Scottish long-distance runner, Dale Greig; Women’s Football, 1916-1921; Elizabeth II and the Olympic Games and Founder of the Liverpool Physical Training College, Irene Mabel Marsh.

The keynote address will be delivered by Prof. Matthew Taylor, De Montfort University and Dr Rafaelle Nicholson, Bournemouth University who will consider Sport and the Home Front in the Second World War.

The call for papers for November 2021 is re-opened. We welcome submissions about all aspects of female participation in sport, whether focused on elite or recreational concerns, Olympic or otherwise.

Please send an abstract of 300 words to Dr Wendy Toon w.toon@worc.ac.uk by 01 May 2021.

Contact Info: 

Dr Wendy Toon, Department of History, University of Worcester, UK.

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