Tuesday, June 23, 2009

If you're headed to Vancouver ...

... for the 2010 Winter Olympics next February, you might consider staying over for the International Conference on Sport and Society. The ICSS will take place March 8-10 and the call for papers has already come out.

International According to the call, "The International Conference on Sport and Society and its companion Journal of Sport and Society provide a forum for wide-ranging and interdisciplinary examination of sport, including: the history, sociology and psychology of sport; sports medicine and health; physical and health education; and sports administration and management. The discussions at the conference and in the journal range from broad conceptualisations of the fundamental logics of sport, to highly specific readings of sporting practices in particular times and places. The conference and journal focus on four logics of sport: Game Logic; Body Logic; Aesthetic Logic; and Organizational Logic.

The deadline for the next round in the call for papers (a title and short abstract) is 9 July 2009. Future deadlines will be announced on the Conference website after this date. Proposals are reviewed within three weeks of submission. Full details of the Conference, including an online proposal submission form, can be found at the conference website.

For more information you can also contact--

Keith Gilbert
University of East London, London, UK
For the Advisory Board, International Conference on Sport and Society and The International Journal of Sport and Society


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