British Society of Sports History

Promoting the Study of the History of Sport

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Regional Groups

From 2014/15, BSSH is providing seed funding to support the establishment of regional networks of sport and leisure historians across the UK. Such networks have already been set up in:

BSSH South began with the establishment of what is now the Popular Culture, Sport and Leisure History Seminar at the Institute of Historical Research back in October 2008, the programme for which is available here: In 2013, the seminar group was expanded into a wider regional network covering London, the South East and East of England, and has subsequently also organised one-off workshops in partnership with the University of Sussex, University of East Anglia, University of Winchester, University of Portsmouth, University of Chichester, and German Historical Institute London.