Olympic and Paralympic History on this week's podcast with a recording of an online symposium sponsored jointly by the British Library, the International Centre for Sports History and Culture at De Montfort University and the British Society for Sports History
The event was chaired by Dr. Raf Nicholson with four speakers talking about different aspects of researching the history of the Games.
Read more Sport in History Podcast 43 – Documenting The Olympics and Paralympics
Last chance to register for Documenting the Olympics and Paralympics a FREE event running this Friday 19th June at 3 pm GMT
Read more Documenting The Olympics and Paralympics
In another short lockdown episode Helena Byrne drops in to talk about the British Library's upcoming symposium on Olympic and Paralympic History which will take place on Friday 19th June from 3pm to 4.30pm.
Read more Sport in History Podcast 41 – Helena Byrne and the British Library
In a short episode Raf drops in to talk about the BSSH's 2020 Conference which this year will be an online event to be held on 26th-28th August. The conference features a keynote from previous podcast guest Prashant Kidambi as well as a round table on the future of sports history with a diverse line up of leading sports historians. Registration will be free and open to all interested parties, not just BSSH members.
Read more Sport in History Podcast 40 – BSSH 2020 Conference news
It's a pandemic special in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Raf joining Geoff to let BSSH members and the sport history community more widely know about the changed planning for the BSSH Conference 2020, as well as arrangements for the Society's AGM.
Read more Sport in History Podcast 35 – Pandemic Special
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