INTERNATIONAL SPORT AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE - BEYOND 2010
The South African 2010 Soccer World Cup: Outcomes, Opportunities & Challenges
1. - 3. September 2010 in Cape Town (South Africa)
DAY 1: Young Researchers Day. Innovative research about various topics in the
field of Sport for Development, including the Millennium Development Goals,
Research Methodology, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Transformation and
Peace building, etc. will be presented mainly by BA/Hons/MA-students, PhDstudents
Crossposted from Peace and Collaborative Development Network
The Interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence for Sports Science and Development
(ICESSD) of the University of the Western Cape (UWC), in collaboration with the
Western Cape Provincial Sport Council, Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs
and Sports, United Nations Office on Sport for Peace and Development, Free
University Berlin, Jacobs Foundation and EFSA Institute is hosting the International
Sport and Development Conference - Beyond 2010 which will review the Social and
Economic Impact as well as the Impact on Infrastructure, Tourism and Health issues
that the Soccer World Cup has had on South Africa and will look at lessons learnt for
This event will take place over three days at the University of the Western Cape (South
DAY 2 and 3: International Conference. The impact of the World Cup will be
analysed from various perspectives including, Health, Media, Tourism and Social
and Economic Development. It will be examined from regional, national and
international viewpoints. Lessons learnt as well as initiatives beyond 2010 will be
discussed, looking towards next Mega-events, like the 2014 Soccer World Cup
and the Olympic Games in Brazil. Therefore the conference hosts various
national and international guest speakers.
Date: 1. - 3. September 2010
Venue: Life Sciences Building, University of the Western Cape, Bellville (Cape Town)
Registration: will be available soon at www.icessd.uwc.ac
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE YOUNG RESEARCHER DAY
Abstracts of papers and posters are requested for submission for the Young Researcher Day. The papers must be submitted addressing one of the areas of the conference. The papers should focus on outcomes, opportunities & challenges. Papers and posters must be written in English. Papers will be double blind peer reviewed for scientific content. Prizes will be given to young researchers for best paper and for best poster. Paper presentation will be 15 minutes long. In addition, written paper will be published. Posters will be displayed at the venue. Authors will be required to be available at their posters for discussion at set time.
More information will be available soon at www.icessd.uwc.ac
Type of paper:
- Practice Focus (A paper which analyses innovative or exemplary practices or programs in the community, in educational institutions and the like. This may take the form of case studies, narratives, demonstrations or technical reports based on evaluation. The outcomes of practice may be improved frameworks, concepts, understandings or structures. This kind of work may involve putting theory and research into practice).
- Research Focus (A paper reporting upon original research, based on the systematic collection and analysis of data or facts. This kind of work may involve the application or testing of theory).
- Theory Focus (A paper which is broad and generalising in its emphasis, reflecting upon and systematically referenced against one or more bodies of literature or systems of thought).
We include the broad and inclusive spectrum of sport for development, following the definition of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Sport for Development and Peace (2003, p.2) incorporating "all forms of physical activity that contribute to physical fitness, mental well-being and social interaction. These include play; recreation; organized, casual or competitive sport; and indigenous sports or games".
Under the umbrella of the main topic Sport and Development - Beyond 2010 and the main focus on outcomes, opportunities & challenges, we include specific thematic areas in which theory and practise will be discussed from a scientific point of view. In these thematic areas, a discussion will be held on Sport's contribution to the achievement to the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).
1. Sport, peace and community development (incl. MDG 1)
2. Sport and social economical development (incl. MDG 1)
3. Sport and (formal and informal) education (incl. MDG 2)
4. Sport and gender (incl. MDG 3)
5. Sport, HIV/AIDS and health (incl. MDG 4, 5 and 6)
6. Sport and environmental sustainability (incl. MDG 7)
7. Sport, university and partnerships (incl. MDG 8)
8. Research methodology, monitoring and evaluation in context of sport and development
☺ Deadline to send the abstracts (see submission form): 23 July 2010
☺ The authors will be informed around 5 August 2010 of the drafts selected
☺ The selected authors will also have to submit their full papers by 20 August 2010
☺ Presentation is scheduled for 1st of September 2010.
For Abstract submission, please send the filled-in Abstract Submission Form to both of the following e-mail addresses: sportanddevelopment(at)uwc.ac.za and cley(at)uwc.ac.za
NB: The subject line should read "Abstract Young Researcher Day" followed by your name. If we don't confirm the reception of your email in 3 days time, please submit again.
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE YOUNG RESEARCHER DAY
Abstract Submission Form
Position: Ba/Hons/MA / PhD / Postdoc / other (please name): ____________________
Title of the proposed paper:
Type of paper (please mark): Practice focus / Research focus / Theory focus
Key-words (5 at the most):
Summary (300 words at the maximum):
5. Bibliographical references (10 maximum):
Please mail your form to: sportanddevelopment(at)uwc.ac.za and cley(at)uwc.ac.za
The subject line should read "Abstract Young Researcher Day" followed by your name.