Call for Papers | 11th Czech Philosophy of Sport Conference | University of South Bohemia …

University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice.

The 11th Czech Philosophy of Sport Conference will be held at the Faculty of Theology, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice ( We plan to organise a ‘physical’ meeting with a limited number of online presentations as exceptions. The conference will be in English and under the auspices of the Faculty of Theology, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic. We cordially invite you to participate in this event. 

Organizing Committee: Lukáš Mareš, Daniel D. Novotný, Jim Parry 

Scientific Committee: Jim Parry, Irena Martinkova, Ivo Jirasek, Emanuel Hurych, Lukáš Mareš 

Conference Registration: Free(please register here:  

Programme: to be announced 

Invited and Confirmed Keynote Speakers: R. Scott Kretchmar, Emily Ryall, Lev Kreft 

Accommodation: Participants are responsible for their own arrangements. We can assist you in finding an appropriate accommodation. Please send requests as soon as possible to We recommend Ubytovna U Nádraží:

Directions to the Faculty of Theology: The Faculty is very near to the beautiful city centre of České Budějovice. The city is easily accessible by train or bus. The faculty lies approx. 10-15 minutes from the train/bus station (Mercury). České Budějovice is approx. 2 hours away from Prague main train station. 

Enquiries should be directed to: Mgr. Lukáš Mareš, 

Guidelines for Abstract Submission 

Send abstract (200-300 words) as soon as possible – final submission date: Friday September 23, 2022. Accepted abstracts will receive notification within 2 weeks.

Required format is MS Word Times New Roman 12pt, single spacing, with name, institution, abstract, indicative bibliography; all to fit on one side of A4. 

Abstracts to be submitted to with filename  <ABSTRACT – surname – title>.

Book of Abstracts will be emailed to participants in advance, with hard copy at registration. 

Abstracts should be in English and must involve philosophical treatment of a topic related to sport. We welcome advance notice of papers (or drafts of work-in-progress) for distribution to attendees. 

We prioritise discussion. Presentations involve 20 minutes ONLY for summary + 40 mins discussion.  Student presentations involve 15 min for summary + 15 mins discussion. Please don’t plan to read a 60-minute (30-minute) paper really fast!!

Post calendar:

June 2024