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Monday 18 - Thursday 21 May 2020

The School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences at Solent University is pleased to invite you to the 17th European Association for Sociology of Sport Conference. This is the first time the conference has been held in the UK and we look forward to welcoming you to Southampton.

We will be updating this page as event preparations continue - please check back for the latest news.

Key dates

15 November 2019
Call for abstracts opens

31 January 2020
Deadline for abstract submissions

6 March 2020 onwards
Abstract notification

27 March 2020
Early bird registration deadline

17 April 2020
Deadline for payment to be published in Book of Abstracts

15 May 2020
Online registration closes

18 May 2020
EASS 2020 Conference begins

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Solent University contacts

Dr Richard ElliottDr Richard Elliott
Conference Chair

T. 023 8201 3337

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Mihaly SzerovayDr Mihaly Szerovay
Conference Manager

T. 023 8201 6071

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Conference location

Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0YN, UK

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Keynote speakers

Shelley Alexander

Shelley Alexander

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Professor Elizabeth Pike

Professor Elizabeth Pike
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Dr Mark Doidge

Dr Mark Doidge
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Sport programmes

Solent's School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences offers a range of accredited sports degrees and other qualifications to over 2,000 students.

Research focussed

The School's staff are engaged in a number of research and consultancy activities as part of the University's Sport, Health and Wellbeing research hub.

Working with industry

The School's staff consult across a broad range of sports teams and organisations in the UK and internationally, from grass roots to the pinnacle of elite sports.