EAPS/BPSA 2020 Conference 14-16 April 2020 (Deadline extended to January 31st)

eapsfranEAPS/BPSA 2020 Conference 14-16 April 2020


The European Association for the Philosophy of Sport (EAPS)

will hold its 4th Triennial Conference on

Tuesday, April 14th –Thursday, April 16th, 2020

at the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Paris University


Following the three previous editions of the EAPS/BPSA conference—Prague (2011), Nancy (2014), and Nijmegen (2017)—the 4th European Association for the Philosophy of Sport (EAPS) Triennial Conference will be held in Paris, in collaboration with the British Philosophy of Sport Association (BPSA) and the French-Speaking Society of the Philosophy of Sport (SFPS).

We welcome papers from sport philosophy scholars on all aspects of the philosophy of sport and from scholars who have not researched or published in this area before, but have an interest in it.

Invited Keynote Speakers:

Alfred Archer

Petrucia da Nobrega (UFRN Brasil)

 Scientific Committee:

Jim Parry
Irena Martinkova
Andrew Edgar
Bernard Andrieu
Alexandre Legendre
Eric Perrera
Gilles Lecocq
Jon Pike
Francisco Javier Lopez Frias

Call for Abstracts

Guidelines for Abstract Submission:

Send abstract (200-300 words) by:                                                                 January 31th, 2020.

Accepted abstracts will receive notification by:                                            February 29th, 2020.

Required format is MS Word, TNR 12pt, single-spacing, with name, institution, abstract, brief bibliography and personal details ON ONE PAGE. Please prepare according to attached specimen.

Abstracts must be submitted to Jim Parry (s.j.parry@leeds.ac.uk) (English language);

or Bernard Andrieu (bernard.andrieu@parisdescartes.fr) (French language)

with filename <ABSTRACT – surname – short title>. (e.g. ABSTRACT – Parry – E-sports)

Abstracts must be prepared in English or French.

Presenters will be allowed 25 minutes to present and 15 minutes for discussion.

Conference Registration:

Final registration date:                                                                                    March 30th, 2020.

Registration Fee: €150 + €50 for the gala dinner (+ €15 for membership of EAPS).

Student rate: €50 + €25 for the gala dinner (+ €15 for membership of EAPS).

The conference fee includes:

  • Three buffet lunches (incl. vegetarian options).
  • Free coffee, tea, water, and fruit during the conference.

Please complete the following registration form EAPS 2020 – Regn Form, and email as a Word.doc to:

marc.le-lan@parisdescartes.fr, with filename <REGN – surname> (e.g. REGN – Parry)

Outline Programme:

Tuesday, April 14th:               Registration starts on Tuesday, April 14th at 9:00h.

Academic programme 10:00h -18:00h. Free evening

Wednesday, April 15th:           Full academic programme 09:30h – 18.00h.

Dinner Gala in the city centre 19:30h.

Thursday, April 16th:              Academic programme 09:00h -18:00h.

Accommodation: Participants are responsible for their own accommodation arrangements.

Directions to the conference venue:

The conference venue (UFR Staps) is located between the airport and the city centre.

The venue is 35-40 mins away from Orly Airport by taxi, and 50 mins by tram/metro.

Address: 1 rue Lacretelle 75015 Paris (T3 Tram, T2 Tram; Metro 12: Porte de Versailles).

For further information: https://www.staps.parisdescartes.fr/faculte/acces/

Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Bernard Andrieu (bernard.andrieu@parisdescartes.fr)

Payment information:


EAPS/BPSA 2020 Conference. Payment information

Membership payments to EAPS are to be made separately via PayPal to EAPS.contact@gmail.com or the following link paypal.me/EAPSSportPhil

Participants must pay their registration fee (€150) and banquet dinner ticket (€50) through bank transfer as per the information is given below (click here to download).