Play the Game

  • 11.04.2022 /
    For the first time in seven years, Play the Game will hold its international conference on its Danish home turf. Danish sports bodies have responded with broad support
  • 11.04.2022 /
    While launching the first programme overview for Play the Game 2022 in June, the organisers stress that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has provoked shifts in the priorities of the conference.
  • 22.03.2022 /
    Thanks to support from the Danish Union of Journalists, the Norwegian Union of Journalists and Danish sports organisations, Play the Game offers a limited number of conference grants for media professionals, academic researchers, and others from less privileged countries.
  • 08.03.2022 /
    The Sport & Society Research Network offers academic researchers attending the 2022 Play the Game conference a discount on the registration price for their 2022 annual conference that will take place at Aarhus University in Denmark on 30 June and 1 July.
  • 16.12.2021 /
    For its 25th anniversary conference, Play the Game invites you to engage in open, fact-based and constructive debates on themes that are essential to the future of sport. The abstract submission for Play the Game 2022 is now open.
  • 15.07.2021 /
    Odense, Denmark’s third largest city and home of leading sports and journalism university departments, has offered free conference facilities for Play the Game’s next conference. The event is organised next to a Tour de France stage and one of Europe’s biggest sports festivals.
  • 08.07.2021 /
    Play the Game/Danish Institute for Sports Studies is recruiting a researcher with an academic background or similar research expertise who can contribute to and expand our leadership role in the international debate on sports policy and governance.
  • 15.02.2021 /
    Because of COVID-19, Play the Game has decided to cancel its 2021 conference. Instead, all energy will be focused on planning a conference in Denmark in 2022 where Play the Game can celebrate its 25th anniversary. The 2023 conference is expected to be held in Trondheim, Norway.

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