Doing, Writing, Thinking Sport History

Doing, Writing, Thinking Sport History

Course dates:
8 September, 2019 to 12 September, 2019
250 CHF
Social Sciences
Application deadline:
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019
University of Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland

General information

Organized in collaboration with the International Center for Sport History and Culture at De Montfort University (ICSHC), this course aims to provide a unique environment for PhD students who seek to develop skills around sport history, and to improve their network in the field. Lectures given by leading experts will cover specific methodological aspects and new issues in the field of sport history. Participants will also have the opportunity to present and discuss their own research in specific sessions.


Rooms have been prebooked  at the Youth Hostel Lausanne Jeunotel. Rooms will be given on a “first come first serve” basis.

Youth Hostel Lausanne Jeunotel

Buffet breakfast, bed linen, and transportation pass for Lausanne are included in the reservation. If you would like to book a room, please contact us.


Single room: from CHF 80.- per night
Room shared by two people : from CHF 75.- per person per night
Dormitoryby (4 people) : from 40 CHF Taxes: CHF 2.60.- per person per night

*Please note that prices are indicative and subject to change, depending on the date of booking


You can apply online here. Your application should include:

A CV, with your academic records
A motivation letter
An abstract of your thesis
When your application is complete, please mark the “complete” checkbox, under the “Course registration” section. It will be reviewed and we will confirm the successful pre-registration as soon as possible.

You will then be asked you to submit a paper/chapter (work in progress) which will be used as basis for some group work during the summer school and to pay the tuition fees as soon as possible, but in any case before May 31st. Once you have paid the tuition fees, you are fully registered.

ECTS accreditation

Non credited course, Official Certificate of Attendance delivered


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