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Chair: Dr Carol Osborne, Leeds Metropolitan University.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Sport in History Editor: Dr. Matthew Taylor, De Montfort University. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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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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Richard Cox Postgraduate Prize

Postgraduate Conference Paper Prize Part of the BSSH’s mission is to be accessible to and encourage new researchers, including postgraduate students and academics at an early stage in their careers. The BSSH Committee wish...

CALL FOR PAPERS: Sport and Working-Class Amateurism

A symposium to be held at Leeds Metropolitan University, 4th July 2014 Amateurism is an important theme in the history of modern British sport. That it is so often preceded by the word ‘gentlemanly’ is indicative of the...