EASS2019 – Conference on Sports and the Environment

The Department of Sports, Physical Education and Outdoor Studies at the University of South-Eastern Norway are pleased to be able to invite you to 16th European Association for the Sociology of Sport Conference from the 3rd to the 6th of June 2019.

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Practical information

  • Date: 3. June 2019 - 6. June 2019
  • Time: All day
  • Location: Campus Bø

  • We will give you more information on how to get here, and where to stay shortly. If you are wondering where Bø is, you can take a look at this map:

We are delighted to welcome you to our campus in Bø in Telemark where a beautiful scenery of forests, mountains and rivers, combine with a vibrant small-town to create an excellent setting for scientific engagement as well an exceptional opportunity for academic and social interaction. With a student community numbering 2,300 students, we are big enough to enjoy diversity, but small enough that you will not get lost in the crowd.

Call for Abstracts

Sports and the Environment – Policies, Values and Sustainability

The theme for the EASS2019 conference is Sports and the Environment – Policies, Values and Sustainability. The EASS2019 conference welcomes abstracts concerned with the main theme, but also encourages contributions from a wide range of topics within the sociology of sports.


Registration will open before christmas, but if you register your e-mail now, we will remind you when the official registration for the EASS 2019 opens.

Register for information and updates

Young Research Award

The European Association for Sociology of Sport is proud to announce the 11th Eass Young Researcher Award. The aim of the award is to facilitate the integration of outstanding graduate students and young researchers into the European community of sociology of sport scholars. The award will be granted to a scholarly paper authored by a young researcher, which is deemed by a panel of judges to be of highest quality. The winning author will be invited to receive the award and present the paper at the Annual Conference of the Eass, to be held in Bø, Norway, 3-6 June 2019. The winning paper may be considered for publication in the European Journal for Sport and Society.

Key dates

  • November 30th, 2018: Call for abstracts opens
  • December, Online registration for conference participation opens
  • February 15th , 2019: Deadline for submission of paper for Young Researcher Award
  • February 15th , 2019: Abstract submission deadline
  • March 15th, 2019: Abstract notification
  • April 12th , 2019: Deadline for early bird registration
  • May 3rd, 2019: Deadline for payment to be publicized in Book of Abstracts
  • May 30th, 2019: Online registration closes
  • June 3rd, 2019: Opening of conference

General information

  • Conference venue
  • Information  about accommodation will be published in December
  • Travel information will be published in December


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