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MMU Sport and Leisure History Symposium, February 2015

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The Symposium is run in conjunction with the British Society of Sports History North West

To be held at the Cheshire campus of Manchester Metropolitan University on the 27th & 28th February 2015.

The event will bring together academics and independent scholars from the field of leisure and sport. The symposium marks the conclusion of the Cheshire Campus International Week and provides the opportunity for visiting academics to present their research as well as extending their UK networks.

Contributions are invited from anyone with an interest in aspects of sport and leisure. Papers for the Friday can cover any sociological, cultural or historical aspects of sport and leisure while proposals for Saturday are requested to have a specifically historical focus.

Abstract submission

Abstracts of 250 words max should be emailed to Dave Day on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 18th December 2014. Please indicate preferred day for presentation if you have one.

The MMU Sports History Group is based within the Department of Exercise and Sport Science on the Cheshire campus in Crewe although it has major links with both the Department of History, Politics and Philosophy as well as the Institute of Humanities and Social Science Research.

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