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Abstract Deadline Extended for AIESEP 2017

26 January, 2017

The abstract submission deadline for AIESEP International Conference 2017 has been extended to February 28th 2017.

For more information visit the official AIESEP International Conference 2017 call for abstracts here.

AIESEP 2017 Abstract Deadline- January 31st

22 January, 2017

The 2017 AIESEP World Conference will be held November 7-10, 2017, in Pointe à Pitre, Guadeloupe (FRA) hosted by the Université des Antilles.  The theme of the Conference is “Cultures, Disciplines, Interactions: Contextualizing Diversity in Physical Activities and Physical Education” with sub-themes of:

(a) Diversity in Physical Education and Sport: Opportunities and Challenges for Sport Pedagogy,

(b) Learner Identities within Physical Education and Sport: Overtaking Inequities,

(c) Cultural Competencies in Teacher and Coach Education, and

(d) Inclusion Policies in Physical Education and Sport Practices.

The Keynote speakers are: Cécilia Borges (University of Montréal, CAN) Peter Hastie (Auburn University, USA), Cheryl Michelle Walter (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, ZAF), and Loïc Wacquant (University of California, Berkeley, USA).

The deadline for abstract submission is 31 January 2017. Notification of acceptance: 30 April 2017.

You can access the conference call for abstracts here.

For more information, please contact: [email protected]

Call For Papers

January 2, 2017

Gender, Physical Education and Active Lifestyles: Researching young people’s experiences Conference

11 September 2017, Headingely Campus

The Institute for Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure is pleased to announce a forthcoming conference to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sheila Scraton’s book, Shaping Up To Womanhood: Gender and Girls’ Physical Education.

In recognition of the diverse reach of this significant work, we invite postgraduate, early career and established scholars to attend this day of celebration and stimulating discussion.

We seek proposals for presentations from those committed to socio-critical and/or feminist analyses of young people’s experiences of physical education, sport, health and active lifestyles. These include empirical, theoretical, methodological, and/or policy focused papers, or those offering insights into the possibilities and prospects for future research and practice. There will be an opportunity for selected papers to be included in a special journal edition.

Keynote speakers will include; Emeritus Professor Sheila Scraton, Leeds Beckett University and Dr Emma Rich, Bath University.

The deadline for submissions of proposals is 12:00 1 March 2017.

Proposals should be submitted in one of the following formats:

  • Individual abstract, containing 250 words for a 20 minute presentation.
  • Collective themed panel of three abstracts, containing 250 words each for 20 minute presentations.

Please contact Melissa Watts at [email protected] to request a call for papers submission template.

Notifications of acceptance will be emailed by 7 April 2017.

For further information about the content or submission of abstracts and panel proposals, please contact Dr Annette Stride at [email protected]