2012 ISHPES Congress Call for Papers

Sport and Physical Education Around the Globe – Past, Present and Future

XIII CONGRESS of the International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport
and
XII BRAZILIAN CONGRESS for the History of Physical Education and Sport

July 9-13, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sports (ISHPES) and the Brazilian Society for the History of Physical Education and Sports will hold a joint Congress at Gama Filho University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Congress will happen at Candelária Campus, with support from the University, from the City of Rio de Janeiro, and other Government institutions.

The event represents a special opportunity to interact and network with researchers from all over the world, in particular with colleagues from Latin America on themes related to the history of physical education and sports.

Brazilian researchers have made a significant contribution to the field of History of Physical Education and Sports in the last three decades and they are looking forward to exchange information and ideas with colleagues from abroad. The congress provides a unique opportunity for the development of joint research projects.

 


Deadline for abstracts: January 8, 2012 Extended deadline: April 10, 2012
Notice of acceptance: March 10, 2012 New notice of acceptance: May 10, 2012

Suggested topics:

–Emergence and developments of movement cultures – gymnastics, sports, games and dance; Traditional sports and games and sportification processes
–Sport events and sport stars in the past and in the present
–Transatlantic movements – the transfer of gymnastics and sports from Europe to America; Global disseminations, transformations and adaptations of sports and games
–Physical education in different countries and regions
–History and present situation of sport, games and dance in South America
–Sport and health; Media sport
–Sport and gender
–Other related themes

Only paid-up ISHPES members can present a paper. The preferential congress language is English. Abstracts should be submitted in English. Some sessions may be conducted in Spanish. The Brazilian congress sessions may be conducted in Portuguese. The Congress will have services of simultaneous translation.

Information about abstract submission, registration, and accommodation can be found on the conference websitehttp://ppgefugf.ning.com/

For further information, contact svotre@gmail.com or denizehyrdes@gmail.com


Honorary committee
Heads
Márcio André Mendes Costa – President of Gama Filho University
Gilberto Chaves – Vice-President of Health Sciences

Honorary President
Lamartine da Costa Pereira – Gama Filho University

Organizing committee
President: Sebastião Josué Votre – Gama Filho University
Vice-President: Tony Meireles – Gama Filho University
Victor Andrade de Melo – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Tony Honorato – State University of Londrina, Paraná
Annette Hofmann – Ludwigsburg University of Education (President of ISHPES)
Gertrud Pfister – University of Copenhagen
Gigliora Gori – University of Urbino
Kai Reinhart – University of Münster

Scientific committee
President: Sebastião Josué Votre – Gama Filho University
Annette Hofmann – Ludwigsburg University of Education
Gertrud Pfister – University of Copenhagen
Gigliora Gori – University of Urbino
Thierry Terret – University of Lyon
Dean Allen – University of Stellenbosch
Gerald Gems – North Central College
Gerd von der Lippe – The University College of Telemark
Jean Saint-Martin – University of Grenoble
Maureen Smith – California State University, Sacramento
Nancy B. Bouchier – McMaster University
Patricia Vertinsky – University of British Columbia
Ludmila Mourão – Federal University of Juiz de Fora
Teresa González-Aja – Poytechnic University of Madrid
Tony Honorato – State University of Londrina
Silvana Goellner – Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Victor Andrade de Mello – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

 

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