Call for papers: Sport, Politics and Social Policy

Call for papers: Sport, Politics and Social Policy

The organisers of the Sport, Politics and Social Policy Conference are calling for papers to be presented at their event in Durham from 7-8 January 2015. Deadline for abstract submission: 31 October 2014

Durham University welcomes abstracts of up to 300 words for papers that address – but are not limited to - the following themes:

  • Sport and social policy
  • Sports policy and sports development
  • Sport and identity politics (e.g. issues of gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, disability)
  • Sport, international development and relations
  • Sport and global, international and local communities
  • Sports governance and the regulation of sport
  • Sport and crime
  • Sport, religion and sectarianism
  • Sports mega events and politics
  • Sport, resistance and social justice
  • Sport, obesity and public health policy
  • Teaching sport and politics / sport and policy

Please email abstracts to by: 31 October 2014

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