・The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 2014 Parallel Event Session

By: The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) and WomenSport International (WSI)

Theme: “Brighton to Beijing to Post 2015: Gaining the ‘World We Want’ In Girls and Women’s Sport”

Location: Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza(1st Ave and 44th St), NYC 10017

Date:  Monday March 10, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Event Website:  http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014 (CSW58)

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・EASS 2014 conference

By: European Association for Sociology of Sport (EASS)

Theme: Changing Landscapes in Sport: dynamics, hybridities and resistance

Multiple perspectives will be used to explore the changing landscapes in the participation in and organisation of sport and physical activity. The congress will pay due attention to changing social, bodily and life course processes, spatial and geographical perspectives and organizational and policy perspectives.

Keynote Speakers:

– Professor Mark Gottdiener (University at Buffalo).

– Professor Barrie Houlihan (Loughborough University).

:“Sport policy and the changing landscape of sport in Europe”

– Professor Cara Aitchison (Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Mark and St John).

:“Sport and the Janus Effect: Gender and the Contradictory Power of Sport”

Location: Utrecht (The Netherlands)

Date:  May 7-10, 2014

Event Website:  http://www.mulierinstituut.nl/congres-2014/home.html