The BSSH Annual Conference 2024 is scheduled to take place from Thursday 22th-Saturday 24th August 2024 at the University of Chichester. There will also be a PGR/ECR day on Wednesday 21st August 2024. 

UPDATE: We are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for the 2024 BSSH Conference.

Submissions are welcome from UK and overseas scholars and can relate to any aspect of sport, physical recreation, education and culture, as considered from a historical perspective. The deadline for abstracts is Tuesday 7th May 2024. Abstracts must be emailed directly to either of this year's conference organisers, Dr Paul Wheeler at and/or Max Portman at

If you need any additional guidance or assistance regarding your submission, please contact in the first instance, BSSH Equality, Diversity and Inclusion representative Dr Amanda Callan-Spenn (