Seminars [NEW]

Below is the schedule of speakers for the British Philosophy of Sport Association’s online Work-in-Progress Seminar Series for the coming semester. Our speakers include leading figures in the philosophy of sport community addressing fundamental and applied philosophical issues in sport:


Dr. Sandra Meeuwsen (Erasmus University)

‘On the Relationship Between Sport and Politics’

26 January, 3 p.m. U.K. time


Prof. Scott Kretchmar (Penn State University)

‘Game Complexities and Community’

16 February, 3 p.m. U.K. time


Prof. Francisco Javier Lopez Frias (Penn State University) and Dr. Christopher C. Yorke (Langara College)

Return of the Grasshopper: Editing Suits’ Unpublished Works

23 March, 3 p.m. U.K. time


Prof. Gwen Bradford (Rice University)


27 April, 3 p.m. U.K. time


Prof. Mitchell Berman (University of Pennsylvania)

“Eligibility Rules and Transgender Athletes: Lexicality Versus Balancing”

18 May, 3 p.m. U.K. time


Winners of the BPSA Student Abstract Competition

Details to be announced following the competition

Each session will last 1 hour (30 min presentation and 30 min Q&A) and will be hosted on Zoom. Sessions are open to BPSA members only, and new members especially are encouraged to attend. The Zoom link will be circulated to members one hour in advance of each session.

Details of what membership includes and how to join the BPSA can be found here:

Any questions about the series can be directed to