A short podcast this week with news from the latest meeting of the BSSH Board that was kindly hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University. BSSH Chair announces the two keynote speakers for the 2020 Conference in Twickenham (that's on 27th and 28th August if you want to get it in your diaries) and reveals a great new initiative to encourage attendance by potential speakers who need help with childcare.
There is also news of the Society's prizes for postgrads, researchers into sport and minority communities and the big one - the Arberdare Prize.
Listen out too for Dil Porter's search for BSSH members who can recall the foundation of the Society nearly 40 years ago.
Read more Sport in History Podcast 32 – BSSH News
Don't go by the reviews on G**gle but do bear this in mind if you want to dine at Le Frank: They've got a cornered market. The nearest place to eat well (other than the jardin d'acclimatation next door) is 20-25 minutes away on the hoof, or a bus/taxi ride.This means you'll pay more than you want for less of what you want. That aside the food and service were excellent and the room very pleasant. It's up to you whether you want to hang on till later or just take the pain in the pocket and have a nice light lunch.
Read more Restaurant 3 Le Frank, Paris
‘This is a sad song for Brexit’ was Staples’s sole comment on the events of that night. No Treasure but Hope seemed a fitting anthem for a disillusioned but steadfast Europhile
Read more Restaurant 2 Le Bouquet de Wagram, Paris
Sport and art again in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Geoff talking to Veronica Smith of the University of York.
Read more Sport in History Podcast 31 – Veronica Smith