CESH congress 2017 – Symposium for Young Researchers


Early Career Researchers Symposium in Sports History, Strasbourg, 6 Dec. 2017

Supported by CESH, doctoral students from Strasbourg University invite early career researchers in sports history to participate in a European Symposium the day before the official start the International CESH Congress in Strasbourg.

Please see presentation of the event below:

Presentation in English: European Young Researchers Symposium 2017.2

Presentation in French: Symposium – 6dec17 – projet définitif

More details, especially on participation will soon be published. Please check the congress webpage at http://www.cesh2017.unistra.fr/

For any information on the symposium, please contact the organisers directly.



21st CESH Congress, 7-9 Dec. 2017, Strasbourg (FR)


Denis Jallat, Jean Saint-Martin and their team at Strasbourg University (France) are busy preparing the 21st International CESH Congress, which will be held at the research centre Sport et Sciences Sociales (E3S) on 7-9 December 2017.


The topic of the congress is:


The diffusion of sport in Europe: origins and perspectives



The Strasbourg CESH Congress webpage is already available in French and in English : http://www.cesh2017.unistra.fr/


There you can find information about:

- the call for papers and the paper submission process;

- congress organisation (registration, venue, key dates, committees);

- traveling to and staying in Strasbourg. NB: Please be aware that during the pre-Christmas period, Strasbourg is extremely popular. Especially accommodation should be reserved well in advance.



The 2017 CESH congress call for papers will close on 31 May 2017.


The call for the CESH 2017 Early Career Award Competition has been published and is available at this page. Submission deadline is 31 Oct 2017.



CfP, “Sport e grande guerra. Il contributo del Sud”, 5-6 Ott. 2017, Caserta (IT)

La SISS – Società Italiana di Storia dello Sport – e la SISM – Società Italiana di Storia Militare -, con la collaborazione dell’Ufficio Storico dello Stato Maggiore dell’Esercito, organizzano a Caserta nei giorni 5 e 6 ottobre un Seminario sul contributo del Sud d’Italia nel rapporto tra mondo dello sport e prima guerra mondiale. Il Mezzogiorno italiano non è stato sede di azioni belliche, tuttavia questa zona del nostro territorio nazionale è stata pesantemente coinvolta nell’offrire un gran numero di coscritti per un rilevante impegno sul fronte.

Download CfP: 2017.10.05.07.Cfp Sport e Grande guerra, il contributo del Sud


CfP, “Sport, Dictatorship and Fascism” Conference, 20-21 June 2017, Lisbon (PT)

Please see attached Call for Paper for the conference on “Sport, Dictatorship and Fascism”, to be held in Lisbon (PT), 20-21 June 2017.



French SFHS is institutional member of CESH!

It is a pleasure to inform you that the French society for sports history SFHS is an institutional member of CESH for the year 2017.
For more information on SFHS, please visit www.sfhs.fr

SFHS_final.bleu+file rouge


2019 CESH Congress awarded

The 23rd CESH Congress will be held at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland), and organised by Prof. Patrick Clastres, 12-14 Sept. 2019.

Congratulations for this fantastic project!