NINE Spring Training Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 11, 2019
Location: 
Arizona, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Literature, Sport History & Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The 27th Annual NINE Spring Training Conference invites original unpublished papers that study all aspects of baseball, with particular interest on history and social policy implications. Abstracts only, not to exceeed 300 words, should be sumbitted by October 11, 2019, to co-director Willie Steele (wdsteele@lipscomb.edu) for the abstract committee's considerations. 

International History Conference: Sport and Education in Ireland and Britain

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 27, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
History Education, Sport History & Studies

A one-day conference to be held at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast

Date: Friday 27th September 2019

Moving the Social 61 (2019): "Small Worlds: Football at the Grassroots in Europe" published

Type: 
Journal
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Local History, Social History / Studies, Sport History & Studies

The Institute for Social Movements of Ruhr University Bochum is pleased to announce the launch of the latest issue of its journal Moving the Social - Journal of Social History and the History of Social Movements.


The thematic issue 61 (2019) on "Small Worlds: Football at the Grassroots in Europe" contains the following articles:

Detroit Stars Centennial Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2019
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Local History, Sport History & Studies, Popular Culture Studies

The Detroit Stars were formed in 1919 as an independent black baseball club by pioneering future Hall of Fame executive Rube Foster of Chicago. The Stars played other professional black ballclubs along with black and white semipro teams. A year later, Foster founded the first major black league, the Negro National League, with the Detroit Stars as one of its eight charter members.

MORE THAN A CLUB. FANDOM AND HISTORICAL IDENTITY

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 15, 2019
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Sport History & Studies, Social History / Studies, Contemporary History, Social Sciences

During the 20th century, sport has become an important factor of sociability – in and out of the field – to the extent of shaping new collective identities. Sport clubs, its practitioners and its supporters create collective identities. As any other collective identity, it spreads from a shared historical narrative which often strengthens local identity, political ideology, nationalist or cosmopolitan ideas, religious allegiance or even open manifestations of racism.

*extended deadline* CFP: "Rise Up, Take a Knee: Popular Culture and Protest in Decolonizing Societies" Workshop (Utrecht, 27-28 June 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 22, 2019
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Sport History & Studies, Music and Music History, European History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

Sports, music, and film generate engagement, passion, and enjoyment. Yet scholars and fans alike have sometimes seen them as ‘pure’ entertainment existing alongside or even outside of politics. This workshop will explore what happens when figures and pop culture products challenge attempts to ‘keep politics out’ of sports, music, and popular entertainment. 

 

Call for Chapters for Edited Volume: Strong A(s) F(eminist): Power in Strength Sports

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2019
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Popular Culture Studies, Race Studies, Sport History & Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call for Chapters for Edited Volume: Strong A(s) F(eminist): Power in Strength Sports

Mafias, Murder and Money: International Financial Networks of Crime

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 24, 2019 to June 27, 2019
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Human Rights, Journalism and Media Studies, Sport History & Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The University of New Haven Tuscany Campus in Prato, Italy, is organizing an international conference in June 24 – 27.

Sport: Power to Change the World? 2nd Global Symposium

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 1, 2019 to December 2, 2019
Location: 
Czech Republic
Subject Fields: 
Sport History & Studies, Sociology, Political Science, Humanities

‘Sport’, as Mandela famously observed, ‘has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers.’

 

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