The website of Dr. Matthew L McDowell, University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education and Sport.
This paper was initially presented at the annual conference of the North American Society of Sports History’s annual conference in Boise, Idaho, in May 2019. It is over a year later (August 2020), and the Social History of Sport in Scotland course has now been discontinued to make way for a new module on Sport, … Continue reading Teaching (the) history of/in sport in Scottish/UK undergraduate and postgraduate sport management degree programmes: problems and possibilities
Matthew L. McDowell University of Edinburgh Abstract  This article uses sport as a means of examining aspects of social relationships amongst Falkland Islanders up to 1982’s Falklands War. This examination – researched primarily via archival, newspaper, and interview evidence – is accomplished via four routes. Firstly, rifle shooting, including the territorial Falkland Islands Defence … Continue reading Sport and social relationships in the Falkland Islands up to 1982
Matthew L. McDowell, University of Edinburgh (This is the text from a pre-publication print of: Matthew L. McDowell, Review, Sport and English National Identity in a “Disunited Kingdom”, Journal of Sport History 45 (2) (2018). There may be small textual differences between this version and the published version. Any reference made to this paper should … Continue reading Review: Gibbons, Tom and Malcolm, Dominic (eds). Sport and English National Identity in a “Disunited Kingdom”. New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. 220. References, index. £110.00 (GBP), hb.
Interview where I discuss the first stages of my work on the Falkland Islands in international sporting competition.