The purpose of the network is to support research on Sport and Migration in its broadest cultural, social, economic and political dimensions. Our research field spans form various types of research on sports labor migration in professional sports to research on issues relating to diaspora and ethnic minority groups’ participation in sports.
The network aims to do support research on sports and migration by:
a) providing a platform for researchers who are working on the topic,
b) facilitating access to their work and information on projects,
c) promoting and organizing academic events and meetings,
d) motivating the establishment of international research teams,
e) publishing news alerts on publications and developments in this area of research.
The International Network for Research in Sports and Migration Issues is hosted by the Sport Sciences Group at the Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark.