Playing Pasts encourages contributions from all sports and leisure history enthusiasts, whether they be independent researchers or directly associated with an academic institution, so you will find on this website articles from young scholars and hobbyists sitting alongside, and given equal prominence to, articles from retired professors. One important constituency is the postgraduate student and in this podcast one doctoral student reflects on her experience of publishing with Playing Pasts and how this has helped her disseminate her work to a global audience.

If you have something you would like to share, don’t be shy, contact the Editor in chief, Margaret, to chat about how to get your work onto Playing Pasts, the global platform for sport and leisure history.  To get the ball rolling just  email –