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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

Vice-Chair: Dr Fiona Skillen, Univ of Central Lancashire.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Past Chair: Dr. Malcolm Maclean, Univ of Gloucestershire.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Treasurer: Pearse Reynolds FCMA.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Membership Secretary/Bulletin Editor: Dr. Frank Galligan.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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

Schools' Liaison: Richard Boddie.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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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Lord Aberdare Literary Prize 2014

Each year the British Society of Sports History awards the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize to the best book in sports history on a British topic or by a British author. At the BSSH Conference held at Leeds Metropolitan...

MMU Sport and Leisure History Symposium, February 2015

The Symposium is run in conjunction with the British Society of Sports History North West To be held at the Cheshire campus of Manchester Metropolitan University on the 27th & 28th February 2015. The event will bring...

BSSH South of England Sport and Leisure History Network London Branch: Sport and Leisure History Seminars Autumn 2014

  6 Oct:        Dr Michael John Law (University of Westminster) ‘Bang! A Streak of Flame Came from the Shadows’: The Process of Americanisation in Interwar Popular English...