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2011 ISHPES Congress

The 2011 ISHPES Congress will take place in Frankfurt, Germany from August 8-12, 2011.  The Congress will be organized by Gertrud Pfister and Annette Hofmann together with the Deutsche Turner-Bund.

From Gymnastics to Sports — Relations, Interactions, Contradictions in the Past and the Present: A Congress on the Occasion of the Founding of the German Turner Movement in 1811


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Deadline for Abstracts: March 15, 2011  ***DEADLINE EXTENDED!!***

Notice of Acceptance: April 31, 2011

Conference Website:


Registration and Accommodation Information can be found on the Conference website.


Honorary Committee:
Rainer Brechtken (Deutscher Turner-Bund)
Gudrun Doll-Tepper (German Olympic Sports Federation, DOSB)

Organizing Committee:
Chair: Annette Hofmann (Deutscher Turner-Bund;Ludwigsburg University of Education)
Gertrud Pfister (University of Copenhagen)
Sandra Heck (Ruhr-University, Bochum)
Kai Reinhart (University of Münster)
Dieter Donnermeyer (Deutscher Turner-Bund)
Martina Dröll (Deutscher Turner-Bund)

Scientific Committee:
Chair: Gertrud Pfister (University of Copenhagen)
Annette Hofmann (Deutscher Turner-Bund; Ludwigsburg University of Education)
Gigliola Gori (University of Urbino)
Patricia Vertinsky (University of British Columbia)
Thierry Terret (University of Lyon)
Aino Sarje (Jyväskylä University)
Gerald Gems (North Central College)
Leena Laine (Jyväskylä University)
Manfred Lämmer (German Sports University Cologne)
Malcom MacLean (University of Gloucesterhire)
Maureen Smith (California State University at Sacramento)
Michael Krüger (University of Münster)
Sandra Heck (Ruhr-University, Bochum)


For further information contact:

Annette Hofmann, ISHPES President: