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Aberdare Literary Prize Panel: Mike McGuinness, Teeside University. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Dr Jean Williams, Leicester De Montfort University; Dr Alex Jackson, National Football Museum.

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Sport in History Article Award for 2013

The articles nominated for best article published in Sport in History in 2013, were, in publication order: Daryl Leeworthy, ‘The Dragons of the North: Working-Class Culture, the Miners’ Lockout, and the Development of...

The Richard Cox Postgraduate Prize 2014

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 BSSH Richard Cox Prize for postgraduate paper has been awarded to Esther Harper, King’s College, London, for her paper ‘Under the Trainer’s Watchful Eye: Training the...

BRITISH SOCIETY OF SPORTS HISTORY SCOTTISH NETWORK 2ND ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 Highland Archive Centre, Inverness Draft Programme 12:00 REGISTRATION 12:20 WELCOMEMatthew L. McDowell, University of Edinburgh 12:30 TOUR OF THE HIGHLAND ARCHIVE CENTRE COLLECTIONSAlison Mason,...