9th International Martial Arts Studies Conference

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9th International Martial Arts Studies Conference

Postby Yeung on Mon Nov 20, 2023 6:19 am

9th International Martial Arts Studies Conference

4-6 June 2024, Cardiff University

Call for Papers
For 2024, our conference has an open theme. This means we welcome proposals for 20-minute papers (or 3-paper panels) on any topic relevant to the interdisciplinary field of martial arts studies.

To submit an abstract, follow the guidelines for submission and submit here.

https://masresearchnetwork.apps-1and1.n ... 0a9632bb93

To give your proposal the best chance of being accepted, please ensure that you are clear on how your paper will contribute to current debates in martial arts studies and which relevant literature and/or methodologies it engages with or develops.
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Re: 9th International Martial Arts Studies Conference

Postby Yeung on Fri Feb 09, 2024 9:47 am

Alphabetical List of Conference Speakers
Martial Arts Studies Conference, 4-6 June 2024

Victor Lorenzo Alonso Delgado [Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain]: The Lucha Canaria Chair at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: a multidisciplinary proposal for the conservation of an intangible cultural heritage

Cree & Denise Amory-Reid [Academy For Contemporary Music, Birmingham, United Kingdom]: Interwoven Paths: Family Connectedness in Martial Arts – A Case Study of a Beautiful Journey

Sarriy Anani [Göteborgs Universitet, Gothenburg, Sweden]: Playing out Violence as an Act of Responsibility

Spencer Bennington [Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA]: Teaching Martial Arts Studies at the University: How and Why? A Discussion of Best Practices

Paul Bowman [Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom]: De-Orientalising the Curriculum

Anna S. Brasch [Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Lower Saxony, Göttingen, Germany]: From travelogues to fitness boxing instructions. Origin and development of the German-language boxing discourse

Dave Bright [University of Chichester, Chichester, United Kingdom]: Risk vs. Hazard: Precision in categorising combat sports

Randy Brown [Randy Brown Mantis Boxing & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Westminster, USA]: Failing to Learn – Encouraging Failure in Martial Arts to Fuel Success

Alesha Byrne [University of San Francisco, San Francisco, USA]: Gender and Sexual Minorities in Martial Arts: More than Masculine

Thomas Chan [School of Professional Education and Executive Development, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Hong Kong]: Reimagining Chinese Kung Fu: A Study on the Adaptations and Integration of Martial Arts for the New Generation of Martial Arts Practitioners in Contemporary Hong Kong

Alex Channon [University of Brighton, Brighton, United Kingdom]: The sexualisation of female fighters: Instagram glamazons, flashing celebrations, and the ‘OnlyFans boxers’

David Contreras [Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany]: Bildung with capoeira. A videographic and phenomenological study of practicing the Afro-Brazilian martial art

K.L. Coy [Lesley University, Cambridge, USA]: D.E.A.L.Breakers – (Dysfunctional Emotional Abuse in Loyalty) Narratives that Bind and Confine: A Kyukpa and NeuroNarrative Community Wellness Engagement Discussion

Greet De Baets [Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium]: Somatic metaphors: the impact of aikido-informed intercultural communication training on interaction skills and memory performance

Emily Dobrich [University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada]: Insights and Implications from Diasporic Women’s Embodied Learning Experiences in Muay Thai

Carole Drouelle [University Paris 8, Paris, France]: Migration processes from martial gesture to theatrical gesture

Per Faxneld [Study of Religions, Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden]: Martial arts and the study of religions

Adam Frank [University of Central Arkansas, Conway, USA]: The “Hard Problem” of Qi: Thoughts on Martial Practices in the Context of Consciousness Studies

Jakob Fruchtmann [Constructor University, Bremen, Germany]: See What goes on in a Boxers Mind – and Change it! An Innovative Inquiry into the Dyad of Fighting Mind-Bodies

David Glover [California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, USA]: The Sakki Test: A Phenomenological Exploration of Embodied Awareness and Intention in Martial Arts

Carlos Guttiérrez García [Department of Physical and Sport Education, Universidad de León, León, Spain]: “I came to a country where the name judo meant nothing”: The creation of judo social imaginary in Spain

Jiongyan Huang [Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom]: Why Do We Practice Martial Arts? A Critical Analysis of the Globalisation of Japanese Kendo

Lyn Jehu [University of South Wales, Treforest, United Kingdom]: Martial Arts for Life: Developing a Sustainable Framework for Practice

George Jennings [Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, United Kingdom]: The Lucha Canaria Chair at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: a multidisciplinary proposal for the conservation of an intangible cultural heritage

Zoe John [Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom]: “Normally a cock”: Embodiment, Gender and Violence in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

Noah Johnson [Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA, USA]: Olympic Champion by Knockout: Competing Forms of Karate Representation

Dinah Kretschmer [Universität Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany]: Without anxiety there is no fighting art: an explorative interview study with MACS teachers on anxiety

Mickael Langlois [Institute of Sport Sciences (ISSUL), Lausanne, Switzerland; University of Pantheon-Sorbonne Paris 1 (CHAC/SIRICE)), Paris, France]: The history of Võ Annam: the confusion surrounding a practice between martial arts and combat sports in French Indochina

Jay Lee [New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM, USA]: Epidemiology of martial arts injuries classified by Gentile’s Taxonomy

Roma Loudun [Northumbria University, Newcastle, United Kingdom]: Transgender embodiment and combat sports: Intimate violence and haptic encounters on the edge of legibility

Kylie Lui [The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong]: Negotiating Wu Masculinity: Martial Arts Practitioners and Chinese Nationalism in Hong Kong, 1940-2022

Xiujie Ma [School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff, United Kingdom; School of Wushu, Chengdu, China; Chinese Guoshu Academy, Chengdu, China]: Multidimensional Interpretation of “Fighting(打)” in Martial Arts from the Perspective of Chinese Ancient Literature

Scott MacMillan [Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Canada]: An Existential Approach to Brazilian Jiujitsu

Alexandre Meyer Luz [Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil]: Are Martial Arts Violent? A Philosophical Approach

Zixin Miao [The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong]: From Bruce Lee to Jet Li: The Appropriation and Reconstruction of Nationalism in Chinese Martial Arts Commercial Culture in the 1980s

Lauren Miller [Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA]: Thrown Out: Adventures in Agency

Martin Minarik [Georg-August-University Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany]: Taekkyon – A Traditional Korean Martial Art?

Meaghan Morris [University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Lingnan University, Hong Kong, China]: Doing celebrity as a martial artist: the longevity of Cynthia Rothrock

Daniel Mroz [University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada]: Sitting in a Well, Looking at the Sky

Henrike Neuhaus [Goldsmiths College, University of London]: Red Belt, Black Tag: the trajectory of a youth’s martial arts dream in urban Argentina

Thiago Pimenta [Universidade Federal de Santa Maria – UFSM, Santa Maria, Brazil]: The Genesis of Self-Defence: An Evolutionary Look at the Body Fighting Technique

María Perrino-Peña [Department of Physical and Sport Education, Universidad de León, León, Spain]: The Institutionalisation of MMA in Portugal and Spain and the view of MMA Practitioners and Stakeholders

Georgina Robinson [King’s College London, London, United Kingdom]: Panel Chair: ‘Gender Power, Performance, and Self-Determination in Martial Arts Studies’

Augustus Roe [Independent Researcher, Hanoi, Vietnam]: Where Tradition meets Modernity: An Ethnographic Study of Martial Arts and Combat Sports in Vietnam

Wriddhibrata Saha [Shiv Nadar University, Delhi, India]: “One India, Five Taekwondo!”- Exploring the multiple social lives of Taekwondo as a martial art and combat sport in India

Glenn-Eilif Solmoe [The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NIH), Oslo, Norway]: A ‘Karate Epidemic’ in Post-War Norway?

Bradley Spurdens [University of Chester, Chester, United Kingdom]: Parents’ Perceptions of their Daughter’s Combat Sports: A Discourse Analysis

David Stevens [University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom]: In Defence of Self-Defence Training: The Moral Permissibility of Practicing to Overcome Psychological Barriers Against Harming Others

Khải Hoài Tran [Vin University, Hanoi, Vietnam]: “The Little Old Vietnamese Man?”: Taijiquan Diplomacy in Sino-Vietnamese Relations and The Making of an Internal Martial Art

Georgia Verry [Conscious Combat Club, Melbourne, Australia]: Gender-responsive, trauma-informed kickboxing: Contrasting the Global North to the Global South

Petr Vrána [Charles University (Faculty of Arts, Department of Sinology), Prague, Czech Republic]: Guangdong-Hong Kong School Martial Arts Fiction

Marnix Wells [independent, United Kingdom]: Short Hitting: Internal versus External Styles of Boxing in Martial Arts History

Luke White [Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom]: Martial Arts in/as Science Fiction

Wayne Wong [University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom]: Martial Arts as Method: Decolonizing Theories of Cinematic Action

Yun Choi Yeung [Institute of Martial Arts and Sciences, Bolton, United Kingdom]: The sciences of neutralisation in non-concentric martial arts

Zhen Zhang [East China Normal University, China]: Exploring the Embodied Turn: A Comprehensive Review and Reflection on the Study of Asian Martial Arts Studies

Jingzhe Zhang [Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands]: Towards a Radical Martial Arts Pedagogy: A Practice-Based Research of Liberation Martial Arts (LMA) through the Notion of Black Study

Mantong Amanda Zhang [Birkbeck, University of London, London]: Negotiating Wu Masculinity: Martial Arts Practitioners and Chinese Nationalism in Hong Kong, 1940-2022

Nan Zhou [University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom]: Why the Cat? Exploring the Artistic Expression of Movement and Stillness in The Way of The Dragon (1972)
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