Society of Sports History Annual Conference
Call for Papers
The British Society of Sports History Annual Conference
7-8 September 2012
Hosted by the University of Glasgow
We are pleased to invite you to the 30th Annual Conference of the British Society of Sports History, taking place Friday and Saturday, 7-8 September 2012. The conference will take place at the University of Glasgow, based in the scenic West End of the city.
The conference will be open-themed.
Papers should be a maximum of 20 minutes in length with ten minutes for questions and discussion. Ideas for Specialist Panels will also be strongly encouraged.
Abstracts should be no longer than 200 words and should be sent to The Conference Committee by Thursday, 5 April 2012. We would also strongly encourage postgraduates to submit abstracts. The Richard W. Cox Postgraduate Prize will be awarded for the best paper presented by a postgraduate student. Please indicate when you submit your abstract if you wish to be considered for this award.
The conference will receive the Sir Derek Birley Annual Memorial Lecture and a special lecture from the most recent winners of The Lord Aberdare Book Prize.
The conference banquet will be held at the Ubiquitous Chip, Ashton Lane, ‘No other restaurant has been more responsible for the culinary renaissance in Scotland than the Ubiquitous Chip’. NY Times (Dining reserved for forty delegates)
Registration details and further information will be posted on our website shortly. Abstracts, registrations and all other queries should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org