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Sport in History Podcast 34 – Dr Johanna Mellis

The history of sport and Hungary in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport Historyin association with the Institute of Historical Research with Dr. Johanna Mellis of Ursinus College in the United States. Conor talks to Johanna about her work on the relationship between sport and politics in Hungary during the Cold War and how defectors were viewed by those who remained loyal to the Communist régime. Johanna also talks about the challenges of conduction oral history in a second language and her teaching of sport history at a college where approaching 40% of the students are athletes.

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Sport in History Podcast 32 – BSSH News

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.

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