Calls for Papers

Call for Papers, ‘Women in Sport’, November 2021

With regret WHN West Midlands Region annual Women’s History Conference at the University of Worcester in conjunction with the British Society of Sports History scheduled for November 7 2020 has been postponed until November 2021. (Exact date TBC)

Confirmed papers for November 2021 will address the Scottish long-distance runner, Dale Greig; Women’s Football, 1916-1921; Elizabeth II and the Olympic Games and Founder of the Liverpool Physical Training College, Irene Mabel Marsh.

The keynote address will be delivered by Prof. Matthew Taylor, De Montfort University and Dr Rafaelle Nicholson, Bournemouth University who will consider Sport and the Home Front in the Second World War.

The call for papers for November 2021 is also re-opened. We welcome submissions about all aspects of female participation in sport, whether focused on elite or recreational concerns, Olympic or otherwise.

Please send an abstract of 300 words to Dr Wendy Toon w.toon@worc.ac.uk by 01 May 2021.

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