In February 2004, the Ohio University hosted the first edition of ‘Sport in Africa’ Conference. Over the last 10 editions of this conference, between 2004 and 2014, a variety of themes were addressed, including Youth, Gender, Health, Communication, Development, Politics, Globalization and Global South, bringing together sports scholars and practitioners from African, American and European Universities.

Continuing with this agenda, the University of Zambia in partnership with the Institute of Reconciliation and Social Justice at the University of the Free State, South Africa will host the 12th edition of “Sports Africa” Conference” whose theme is: Pan-African Sports Studies: Beyond Physical Education (http://sportinafrica.org/conference2018/). The conference will be held in Lusaka from 26th to 28th March 2018 at the Radisson Blu Hotel.