We proudly announce the publication of the book Horse Racing and British Society in the Long Eighteenth Century by Mike Huggins, CESH president.
Please find below a link to the book:
Recommended by Allen Guttmann, leading American historian of sport who says:
‘Mike Huggins has carried out a prodigious amount of research into primary and secondary sources and used the research to produce a major work of sports history that is really much more than sports history. His study of horse racing is actually a political, economic, social, and cultural interpretation of 18th-century Britain as seen through the prism of its most important sport. He has done a beautiful job of organizing a vast amount of material into a coherent and continually interesting narrative’.
Please find bellow the link to the book “L’Europe du football. Socio-histoire d’une construction européenne” recently edited by William Gasparini:
Special issue of Lancillotto & Nausica, Nr 48
SPORT or TROPS?
This new issue of Lancillotto e Nausica (nr. 1-2/2017 f. 48 – 136 pages) is slightly different from the previous ones:
1) A text guides the reader through a progression of reflexions and connections in order to analyse – pieces by pieces – the concept of SPORT;
2) A sequence of images uses the autonomous language of photography to propose metaphorical considerations expressed in the guiding text;
3) The captions written by writers, novelists, journalists and poets, interpret according their feelings the pictures chosen as emblems of the various moment and aspects of SPORT.
Presentation of the issue: scheda per TROPS ENG.DB
Table of contents (It): CopertinaIndiceLN48
Fondazione Benetton, 2017 Award for essays on the history of games
As part of its long-standing support for research into games, festive events, sports and leisure activities in general up to the outbreak of World War II, the Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche sponsors two annual awards of 3,000 Euros each for young scholars.
The awards continue in the tradition of the Foundation, which over thirty years has assigned 70 scholarships to graduates over a broad range of academic levels.
Deadline: 31 December 2017
Call for essays: Premio Cozzi 2017-A4 – IT ENG DEU FR ES
The IOC in Lausanne will launch its PhD Research Grant Programme in April 2017.
For more information, please visit: https://www.olympic.org/olympic-studies-centre/research-grant-programmes
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
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!