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Call for Papers: ISHPES Congress special issue, International Journal of the History of Sport

Thank you for participating in the 2020 ISHPES virtual Annual Congress hosted in Sapporo.

We would like to encourage you all to submit papers for consideration for a special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport due for publication in late 2021. This will be part of the annual series of ISHPES-Congress linked special issues of the IJHS.

Please submit your paper by Monday 30 November 2020. Papers should be no longer than 10,000 words, including references. Full guidance on preparation and the publication process is available here. (Only participants of the Congress 2020 are eligable to submit). Please follow these instructions now; it will smooth the review and production process and will save us asking you change the presentation later.

You must submit via the ScholarOne system, accessible on the IJHS page, using the (green) Submit an Article button. Please make sure that you select the ISHPES 2021 Special Issue option on the drop-down menu.

Your paper will be considered through the usual refereeing process, managed by IJHS Special Issue Editor Malcolm MacLean who is working with the issue’s academic editors, Sandra Heck, Susanna Hedenborg and Darion Nardini, on this issue. Submission is no guarantee to acceptance and acceptance is no guarantee of publication in the ISHPES issue; we aim to publish in mid-to-late 2021.

We are looking forward to seeing your submissions. If you have any questions about the process, please contact Malcolm at