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The Sport and Leisure History Podcast brings you all of the papers given in the series of seminars organised by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research. It will also bring you news from the BSSH and discussion of the latest developments in academic research into the history of sport in the UK and around the world.

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The Sport and Leisure History Podcast brings you all of the papers given in the series of seminars organised by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research. It will also bring you news from the BSSH and discussion of the latest developments in academic research into the history of sport in the UK and around the world.

    Sport in History Podcast 40 – BSSH 2020 Conference news

    Sport in History Podcast 40 – BSSH 2020 Conference news

    In a short episode Raf drops in to talk about the BSSH's 2020 Conference which this year will be an online event to be held on 26th-28th August. The conference features a keynote from previous podcast guest Prashant Kidambi as well as a round table on the future of sports history with a diverse line up of leading sports historians. Registration will be free and open to all interested parties, not just BSSH members.

    Sport in History Podcast 39 – Dr Heather Dichter

    Sport in History Podcast 39 – Dr Heather Dichter

    Sport and the Cold War is the focus for this week’s episode with Geoff talking to Dr Heather Dichter of the International Centre for Sport History and Culture at De Montfort University.

    Sport in History Podcast 38 – Dr Prashant Kidambi

    Sport in History Podcast 38 – Dr Prashant Kidambi

    This week it's the history of Indian cricket with Dr Prashant Kidambi of the University of Leicester.

    His latest book, Cricket Country: An Indian Odyssey in the Age of Empire, tells the story of the first All-India team to visit Britain in 1911 and much, much more.

    Sport in History Podcast 37 – Raja Rahim

    Sport in History Podcast 37 – Raja Rahim

    This week on the podcast it's the history of black college basketball in the twentieth century with Raja Rahim, who is currently researching a PhD at the University of Florida.

    Sport in History Podcast 36 – Allister Webb

    Sport in History Podcast 36 – Allister Webb

    The history of international cricket in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Geoff talking to Allister Webb about Yorkshire and Glamorgan County Cricket Clubs.

    Sport in History Podcast 35 – Pandemic Special

    Sport in History Podcast 35 – Pandemic Special

    It's a pandemic special in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research with Raf joining Geoff to let BSSH members and the sport history community more widely know about the changed planning for the BSSH Conference 2020, as well as arrangements for the Society's AGM.

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