CFP International Society of History of Physical Education and Sport (ISHPES) congress - Paris 29 June-2 July 2016

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Call for Papers
January 31, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Sport History & Studies, Urban History / Studies, History Education, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

For the 17th ISHPES Congress, researchers are invited to submit papers related to “Sites of sport in history” – these words being taken in their widest sense. Papers are expected to meet the following sub-themes or one of the three specific symposia:


- Globalisation and glocalisation of sports cultures

- The spreading of sports cultures: acculturation and innovation

- Sports facilities: architectures and urban planning

- Outdoor sports in nature and cities

- Indoor sports and spatial segregation

- Sport as a contested space

- Gendered sports sites

- Sport in figurative space: art, literature, film

- Sports heritage and sites of memory

- Physical education and sport in schools/colleges/universities

- Welfare state and urban planning in sport

- Open paper


- Health promotion and sports sites

- Sports sites in closed institutions

- Conflict of land use in sports and tourist areas


Abstract submission closing: January 31, 2016

Authors to be notified: February 25, 2016


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