The purpose of NASSH, the North American Society for Sport History, is to promote, stimulate, and encourage the study, research and writing of the history of sport; to support and cooperate with local, national, and international organizations having similar purposes. The Society runs its activities solely for scholarly and literary purposes, not for pecuniary profit.
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Position: Professor in History of Sport, Manchester Metropolitan University - Crewe, UK

Sep
15

Jobs
Manchester Metropolitan University is seeking a Professor in History of Sport The position is located in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science on the campus in Crewe, Cheshire ...

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Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions VIII

Sep
12

President's Forum
In the eighth edition of the President's Forum, Professor Doug Booth, Dean of the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Otago emphasizes the role of sport historians in advancing the discipline publicly, how to regularly draw attention to the great successes of the field to senior administrators, and to continue to enhance the reputation of our peer-reviewed journals.

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First issue of the new NASSH Newsletter published

Sep
08

Newsletter
Newsletter editors Gary James and Susan Rayl announce the comeback of the NASSH Newsletter. The first issue ...

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Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions VII

Aug
22

In the seventh edition of the President's Forum, Doug Brown, Dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management at the University of Manitoba tackles the issue by providing strategies on how sport historians as faculty members can address the challenges that the field faces on a day-to-day basis and from a very practical standpoint in the long term. 

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Legacy Committee Commences Its Work

Jun
29

At the 44th NASSH Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, May 27-31, 2016, the General Membership (upon recommendation by the Executive Council) approved the addition of a new NASSH Committee to the NASSH Constitution, the Legacy Committee.

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Taking Charge of the Future of Sport History at Academic Institutions V

Jun
23

In the fifth edition of the President’s Forum, Murray Phillips examines the current pressures of performing research in Kinesiology Departments and the particular vulnerabilities to which sport historians are exposed...  

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NASSH Newsletter Makes a Comeback

Jun
14

The Publications Board is pleased to announce the return of the NASSH Newsletter. Susan Rayl (SUNY - Cortland) and Gary James (Manchester Metropolitan University) will ...

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NASSH launches Journal of Sport History Article Award

Jun
10

NASSH Best Article AwardIn 2015 the North American Society for Sport History decided to acknowledge the Best Article for each yearly edition of the Journal of Sport History. A team of 15 NASSH members read the first 20 years of the Journal, from 1974 to ...

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NASSH to Gather in California in 2017

Jun
01

NASSH 2017The 2017 Annual Convention of the North American Society for Sport History will covene on the campus of California State University - Fullerton, from May 27 to May 29....

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NASSH Announces Winners of Research and Diversity Awards

Jun
01

At its 2016 Annual Convention at the Georgia Institute of Technology, NASSH has announced the winners of its ...

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