British Society of Sports History

Promoting the Study of the History of Sport

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Every year the society hosts a conference. It gives members the opportunity to hear new research and discuss the history of sport in a friendly and supportive but scholarly atmosphere.

The 2019 Conference will be held at Liverpool Hope University in early September 2019. Exact details and a call for papers will appear in early 2019.

The 2018 conference will be held at the University of Westminster. 

The 2017 conference was held at the University of Worcester. You can access the call for papers here.

The 2016 conference was held at the University of Edinburgh. For full details please click here.

The 2015 conference was held at Swansea University and the programme can be downloaded here.


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