Meetings of the International Sociology of Sport Association (ISSA):
World Congress of Sociology of Sport, Lausanne, Switzerland. June 5-8, 2018
World Congress of Sociology of Sport, Taoyuan, Taiwan at the National Taiwan Sport University. “Reimagining Democracies and Sport.” May 30-June 2, 2017
World Congress of Sociology of Sport, Budapest, Hungary, Sport, Global Development, and Social Change, June 8-11, 2016
50th Anniversary – World Congress of Sociology of Sport, Paris, France “The sociological lens and the well-being of sport”, June 9-12.
World Congress of Sociology of Sport – Beijing, China, “Sociology of Sport and the Challenges of Social Change”, July 9-13.
XVII World Congress of the International Sociology Association (ISA) – Yokohama, Japan, “Facing an unequal world: Challenges for a Global Sociology, July 13-19.
World Congress of Sociology of Sport – Vancouver, Canada, “Contesting Sovereignties”, June 12-15.
World Congress of Sociology of Sport – Glasgow, Scotland, “Sport: Challenging Boundaries” July 16-18.
International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS), Glasgow, Scotland, July 19-24.
World Congress of Sociology of Sport – Havana, Cuba. “Sport and the Winds of Change”, July 12-15.
XVII World Congress of Sociology, Gothenburg, Sweden, “Sociology on the Move”, July 11-17.
World Congress of Sociology of Sport – Utrecht, The Netherlands, “Passion, Practice & Profit” July 15-18
World Congress of Sociology of Sport – Kyoto, Japan, “Sport and Society At the Crossroads” July 26-29
4th World Congress of Sociology of Sport (in conjunction with the International Sport History Association) “Sport in a Global World; Past, Present & Future”, Copenhagen (Denmark)
16th World Congress of Sociology, “The Quality of Social Existence in a Globalising World”, Durban (South Africa)
3rd World Congress of Sociology of Sport, “Sport and Social Inclusion/Exclusion”, Buenos Aires (Argentina).
Pre-Olympic Congress: “Sport Science through the Ages: Challenges in the New Millenium”, Thessaloniki (Greece).
2nd World Congress of Sociology of Sport: “Sport and Social Order: Challenges for Theory and Practice”, Cologne (Germany).
XV ISA World Congress of Sociology: Brisbane (Australia).
1st World Congress of Sociology of Sport: “Sociology of Sport and New Global Order: Bridging Perspectives and Crossing Boundaries”, Seoul (Korea).
Pre-Olympic Scientific Congress: Brisbane (Australia).
Fourteenth international symposium: “New Century – New Expectations”. Budapest (Hungary).
Fourteenth World Congress of Sociology: Montreal, Quebec (Canada).
Thirtheenth international symposium: “Organisations, Cultures and Sport”. Oslo (Norway).
Olympic Scientific Congress: Dallas (USA).
Twelfth international symposium: “Sport, social problems, social movements”. Rome (Italy).
Name change: ISSA (International Sociology of Sport Association) / AISS (Association Internationale de Sociologie du Sport)
Thirteenth World Congress of Sociology: Bielefeld (Germany).
Olympic Scientific Congress: Benalmadena (Spain).
Eleventh international symposium: “Sport in Time and Space”. Vienna (Austria).
Tenth international symposium: “Sport, Social Change and Social Process”. Tallinn (Estonia).
Twelfth World Congress of Sociology: Madrid (Spain).
Maccabiah – Wingate International Congress on “Sport Sciences and Coaching”. Wingate (Israel).
Olympic Scientific Congress: Cheonan (S. Korea).
Jyväskylä Congress on “Movement and Sport in Women’s Life”. Jyväskylä (Finland).
Eleventh World Congress of Sociology: New Delhi (India).
Seventh Commonwealth and International Conference on “Sport, Physical Education, Dance, Recreation and Health”. Glasgow (Scotland).
Ninth international symposium: “Physical Culture and Sports in the Way of Life of the Young Generation”. Prague (Czechoslovakia).
Olympic Scientific Congress: Eugene (USA) [Joint meeting with the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport].
Eighth international symposium: “Sport and Contemporary Societies”. Paris (France).
Tenth World Congress of Sociology: Mexico City (Mexico).
Seventh international symposium: “Physical Culture and Sport in the Daily Life of Social Groups: Children, Youth, Adults and Older Adults”. Halle (GDR).
Olympic Scientific Congress: Tbilisi (USSR).
First regional symposium: “Career Patterns and Career Contingencies in Sport”. Vancouver (Canada).
Sixth international symposium: “Sport and Culture”. Jablonna/Warsaw (Poland).
Ninth World Congress of Sociology: Uppsala (Sweden).
Seminar and Board meeting: Macolin (Switzerland).
Olympic Scientific Congress: Québec City (Canada).
Fifth international symposium: “Sport Organizations”. Heidelberg (FRG).
Eighth World Congress of Sociology: Toronto (Canada).
Fourth international symposium: “The Analysis of Children’s Games”. Bucharest (Roumania).
Olympic Scientific Congress: Munich (FRG).
Third international symposium: “Sport and Socialization”. Waterloo (Canada).
Seventh World Congress of Sociology: Varna (Bulgaria).
ICSS 3rd International Workshop on “Sociology of Sport – Theoretical and Methodological Foundations”, Macolin, Switzerland, September 5-12,1969. (Symposium published as Albonico, R. & Pfister-Binz, K. (1971) Soziologie des Sports – Sociology of Sport. 10. Magglinger Symposium (Schweiz). Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag.
Second international symposium: “Working Class Youth and Sport”. Vienna (Austria).
Second international workshop: “Cross Cultural Research on Sport”. Leicester (England).
Third international workshop: “Methodological Problems in the Sociology of Sport”. Magglingen (Switzerland).
First international workshop: “Cross Cultural Research on Sport”. Urbana (USA), Board meeting: Jyväskylä (Finland).
First international symposium: “Small Group Research and Sport”. Cologne (FRG).
The above, together with Stone (USA) met in Warsaw (Poland) to formally found ICSS.
Formation of ICSS (International Committee for the Sociology of Sport)
Dumazedier (France), Erbach (GDR), Heinila (Finland), Lüschen (FRG), McIntosh (UK), Nowikow(USSR), Wohl (Poland), Hepp (Hungary). Meeting in Geneva (Switzerland).
(Compiled by Peter Donnelly, Alan Ingham and Bart Vanreusel)