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BSSH Conference 2014: Final Call for Papers

The British Society of Sports History (BSSH) 32nd Annual Conference

Friday 5 September – Saturday 6 September 2014
at Leeds Metropolitan University, City Campus

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Patricia Vertinsky, the Derek Birley Memorial Lecture
Professor Kevin Jefferys, The Lord Aberdare Prize Lecture

The conference is open themed and papers are welcomed on topics related to sport history and physical recreation.

In addition, this year we encourage submissions from those researching the historical experiences of black, minority and ethnic groups in sport and physical recreation in Britain.

Our conference is renowned for providing a positive experience for postgraduate presenters. The Richard W. Cox Postgraduate Prize is open to all postgraduates submitting papers to our conference. Further information about conditions of entry can be found at: http://www.sportinhistory.org/latest-news/prizes/61.html

Please indicate when submitting an abstract if you wish to be considered for this award.

Guidelines and Deadline for Submissions

Please submit individual or co-authored abstracts (c.200 words for 20 minutes presentation) as a Word document (including author’s name, presentation title and affiliation) by email attachment to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than Monday 12 May 2014.

Notifications of acceptance will be sent by Monday 19 May, 2014.

Please address any further questions to the above email address.

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