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ANNOUNCEMENT OF DOPING CONFERENCE 10.-12. NOVEMBER 2010 IN COPENHAGEN

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Body enhancements and (il) legal drugs in sport and exercise - human and social perspectives.

The aim of the conference is to share information and knowledge about body enhancement and doping in different countries and different contexts such as elite sports, recreational activities and fitness exercises. At the same time, the event will provide the opportunity for networking and promoting international cooperation in this field.

During the conference participants from various countries will present scientific approaches, current studies, results of their latest research and experience with interventions from their countries with a focus on psychological and sociological perspectives. In this way, we will be able to identify similarities and differences as well as global trends in doping discourses and practices. Point of departure will be the state-of-the-art research on body enhancement and (anti)doping strategies. Based on the exchange of know-ledge the participants from around the world will discuss the current situation and develop innovative concepts for future studies, politics and policies.

Renowned scholars with various backgrounds and perspectives will deliver keynotes. In addition, colleagues working in this field are invited to present papers in thematic sessions.

The keynote speakers at the conference are:

Professor Janice Todd, University of Texas at Austin, USA (to be confirmed). Center Director Dr Terry Todd, H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sport, Austin, Texas, USA (to be confirmed). Professor Jinxia Dong, Peking University, China. Professor John Hoberman, University of Texas at Austin, USA. Professor Verner Møller, Aarhus University, Denmark. Professor Sigmund Loland, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway. Professor Ivan Waddington, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway. Dr Susan Backhouse, Leeds Metropolitan University, England. Dr Andrea Petroczi, Kingston University London, England.

Special invited speaker:

Professor Claus Møldrup, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Time

Wednesday 10th November to Friday 12th November.

Program ends Friday 12th November with a Gala dinner.

Venue

Institute of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen Nørre Allé 51, DK-2200 Copenhagen N

Registration

There will be no conference fee, but registration is necessary. Deadline for registration is October 1st 2010. A call for abstracts will be sent out in June 2010.

Organizer

Research Unit Doping in Sport - an Issue of Gender and Society.

More information

Additional information about the conference will be available at the conference website: www.ifi.ku.dk/english/communication/dopingconference2010 . Contact Ulrik Wagner uwagner@ifi.ku.dk  or Rikke Jeppesen rjeppe-sen@ifi.ku.dk.

PROFESSOR GERTRUD PFISTER

SPORT, POLITICS AND WELFARE

NOERRE ALLÉ 55 DK-2200 COPENHAGEN N DENMARK

TEL +45 35 32 08 42

DIR +45 35 32 08 61

FAX +45 35 32 17 47

gpfister@ifi.ku.dk     www.ifi.ku.dk/english/research/research_ groups  

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