The Roundtable “Greening Sport” related to the Hokkaido Summer Institute 2022 course “‘Keep it Real’, The Study of SDGs from the Perspective of Transnational History of Body, Health and Sport Culture”, was held on September 10, 2022. The proceedings of this roundtable are now available on HUSCAP.

We would like to inform you that the abstract of this roundtable has been published on HUSCAP.


To read “The Proceedings of the Greening Sport Round-table,” please click here. * Go to HUSCAP.

(Editor and Supervisor: IKEDA Keiko, Publisher: Seminar on the Theory of Sport Culture and History, Faculty of Education, Hokkaido University)

the Roundtable “Greening Sport”


Considering the context the SDGs, this roundtable focused on the issue of greening sport. With particular emphasis on concepts of playing in nature, mountain sports, nature conservationism and environmental sustainability, this academic event aims to exemplify the historical and socio-anthropological complexities. In an effort to promote the ICCSPE & ISHPES, and international scholars’ teamwork, to become global leaders in Education of Sustainable Development (ESD), this project caters to enhancing our understanding of the sport-sustainability nexus.


  • Cross-Cultural Approaches to Sustainable Development Goals and Greening Sport
  • Implemented by a team of young researchers from the International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport, and supported by the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education
  • An original form of exchange that favours dialogue between researchers from different backgrounds



*Greening Sport

This world's ``ontological paradigm change'' is dominated by the twin evils of capitalism and colonialism, and the differences and controversies between ``preservationists'' and ``conservationists,'' `` It deals with dialogue with TEK: Traditional Ecological Knowledge. It is characterized by an epistemological foreground that is not limited to physical education and sports.

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