Date: April 9-12, 2019
Location: Moscow (Russia)
Link: visit website

Event information:

The April Conference of the Higher School of Economics (HSE) is the main forum in Russia in social sciences, first of all, in Economics. Last years, about 1500 colleagues participated in these conferences including honorary speakers – Nobel laureates Kenneth Arrow, Eric Maskin and Muhammad Yunus.

HSE invites researchers to submit papers for presentation at the `Sports studies’ section of the conference. Section comprises theoretical and empirical research papers that deal with economic, social, and managerial problems of sports industry. The articles on the following possible topics are very welcome: success factors in sport, leagues regulation, tournament design, contest theory, tournament and match strategies, corruption, betting, spectator interest studies, financial and social issues of sporting mega-events, scheduling, competitive balance, eSports and other.

The deadline for submitting an extended abstract is November 12, 2018. Submission is through on-line system. An extended abstract (700-1000 words) must be attached to the application form in either MS Word or RTF formats. An abstract should clearly state the problem being studied, as well as describe the approach to its solution and the main results. In addition, the abstract should indicate the novelty of the obtained results in comparison with previously published works. The abstract should be in Russian or English.

Working languages of the Conference are Russian and English. Simultaneous translation will be available during all plenary and some session meetings. Official language of the `Sports studies’ section is English.
If you have any questions, please contact Olga Grigorenko (ogrigorenko@hse.ru; conference programme, online registration etc.) or Dmitry Dagaev (ddagaev@hse.ru; questions related to `Sports studies’ section).