Abstract Deadline Extended
06/05/2021 16:40

The abstracts submission deadline for the ISHPES/CESH Congress has been extended to 10th May  2021.


The best presentation among young scholars will be awarded with the ISHPES Gigliola Gori Award.


The joint congress, which is organised by the European Committee for Sports History and the International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport will be held as a hybrid event. This year’s focus will be: Sport and Politics from Antiquity to the Modern Day.


Submissions can centre around these range of topics:

  • Sport and political regimes
  • Sport, race and colonialism
  • Sports organizations as political institutions
  • Sport and imagined communities
  • Sports and governmentality
  • Sport and international relations
  • Sport and Gender

The Gigliola Gori Award and a 1000 Euro prize will be given to an emerging young scholar in the field of sport history. The winner will furthermore be invited to attend the ISHPES/CESH Congress where his or her paper will be presented. The winner will also be given a year’s membership to ISHPES.


Further information can be found on the ISHPES website.