2018

  • Ramón Spaaij (2018) ‘Participation versus performance: Managing gender, cultural diversity and (dis)ability in junior sport’, Keynote address, ‘Building More Inclusive Youth Sport Opportunities in Canada’, University of Toronto & York University, Toronto, Canada, 23 November 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2018) ‘Tricks of the trade: Innovations in Qualitative Research’, Invited Workshop, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 26 November 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2018) ‘Managing diversity in youth sports clubs: Evidence and lessons from Australia’, Graduate Seminar, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, 12 November 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2018) ‘How recreational sports clubs engage with children and young people with diverse backgrounds and abilities: A mixed methods analysis’, Invited seminar, Social Sciences and Health Interventions Research Group, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, 5 November 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij and Annelies Knoppers (2018) ‘“We want more diversity but…”: Resisting diversity in sport organizations’, North American Society for Sociology of Sport (NASSS) Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 2 November 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2018) ‘Participation versus Performance: Managing (Dis)Ability, Gender and Cultural Diversity in Junior Sport’, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 24 September 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2018) ‘Participation versus Performance: Managing (Dis)Ability, Gender and Cultural Diversity in Junior Sport’, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences Graduate Seminar, Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, 19 September 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2018) ‘Participation versus Performance: A Critical Appraisal of (Dis)Ability, Gender and Cultural Diversity in Junior-Age Sport’, World Congress of Sociology, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada, 17 July 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij and Jora Broerse (2018) ‘Diaspora, Sporting Bodies and Aesthetic Formation: The Experiences of Dutch Somalis Examined’, World Congress of Sociology, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada, 19 July 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij, Monika Winarnita, Mario Peucker and Michele Grossman (2018) 'Building the strength and cohesion of Australian Muslim communities? A multi-method evaluation of a sport-based employability program', World Congress of Sociology of Sport, Lausanne, Switzerland, 8 June 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2018) 'Sport als middel voor het omgaan met identiteitsproblematiek', Invited seminar, Municipality of Amsterdam, Academy of Architecture, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 18 June 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2018) 'No longer lost in translation: bridging the gap between research and practice’, Keynote address, Leisure Studies Association (LSA) Symposium 'Evaluation in Sport, Leisure and Wellbeing: The Power of Knowledge Exchange', Southampton Solent University, Southampton, UK, 28 June 2018.

  • Ramón Spaaij, Karen Farquharson, Ruth Jeanes, Dean Lusher and Sean Gorman (2018) 'Participation versus performance: Managing (dis)ability, gender and cultural diversity in junior sport', Presented at CMY Statewide Forum: 'Building youth sport to be welcoming for all – the practical steps to supporting diversity', Queen Victoria Women's Centre, Melbourne, 28 March 2018.

2017

  • Ramón Spaaij (2017) 'Perspectieven op ordeverstoringen rond voetbal', Invited Expert Meeting presentation, Municipality of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 19 December 2017.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2017) 'The Age of Lone Actor Terrorism: Reflections on the Phenomenon', Keynote address, Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN), Health and Social Care Meeting – Risk assessment around lone actors, 12 December 2017.

  • Ramón Spaaij and Emran Riffi (2017) 'Betekenis van jeugdsport voor een stadswijk: Waarden én voorwaarden', Invited workshop, Municipality of Amsterdam, Academy of Architecture, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 7 December 2017.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2017) 'Diversiteit en sociale inclusie in de jeugdsport', Keynote address, Dag van het Sportonderzoek, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Zwolle, Netherlands, 9 November 2017.

  • Ramón Spaaij and Ruth Jeanes (2017) 'The Future of Diversity and Inclusion: Where do Community Sports Clubs Fit in?, Diversity and Inclusion in Sport National Forum, Melbourne, Australia, 6 October 2017.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2017) 'Attracting and Retaining Specific Target Audiences in Community Sport: Opening Comments', National Sports Convention, Pullman Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, 20 July 2017.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2017) 'The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism', Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, Department of Defence, Adelaide, Australia, 11 July 2017.

  • Ryan Storr, Ramón Spaaij and Karen Farquharson (2017) '"To be honest, nobody really knows": Exploring community sport volunteers’ understandings and experiences of diversity in Australia', Leisure Studies Association Conference, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK, 5 July 2017.

  • Ruth Jeanes, Ramón Spaaij, Karen Farquharson & Jonathan Magee (2017) 'Junior sports clubs as spaces of inclusion?', Leisure Studies Association Conference, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK, 5 July 2017.

  • Ramón Spaaij and Jora Broerse (2017) 'Community sports events as diasporic spaces: Ethnographic insights from the Amsterdam Futsal Tournament', World Congress of Sociology of Sport, National Taiwan Sport University, Taiwan, 1 June 2017.

  • Zeno Nols, Rein Haudenhuyse, Ramón Spaaij and Marc Theeboom (2017) 'Social change through urban SDP initiatives? Investigating critical pedagogy from the experiences of young people', World Congress of Sociology of Sport, National Taiwan Sport University, Taiwan, 31 May 2017.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2017) 'The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism', Public seminar, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University, Canberra, Australia, 16 May 2017.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2017) 'Understanding lone actor terrorism: From measurement to meaning', Keynote address, Preventing, Interdicting and Mitigating Extremism (PRIME) Conference, The Royal Society, London, UK, 7 April 2017.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2017) 'Future challenges and priorities', Panel presentation, Preventing, Interdicting and Mitigating Extremism (PRIME) Conference, The Royal Society, London, UK, 7 April 2017.

  • Ruth Jeanes, Ramón Spaaij, Jonathan Magee, Karen Farquharson, Sean Gorman and Dean Lusher (2017) ‘"Come in…but not too far": Examining inclusion in Australian junior sports clubs', 2017 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Sport 'Community Sport: Values, Perspectives & Challenges', Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia, 17 February 2017.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2017) 'Sport and belonging: The experiences of people from refugee backgrounds in Australia and the Netherlands', Place, Politics & Privilege Conference 2017, Victoria University & Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia, 16 February 2017.

2016

  • Ruth Jeanes, Ramón Spaaij, Jonathan Magee, Karen Farquharson, Sean Gorman and Dean Lusher (2016) 'Championing change: Analysing diversity in community sport', The Australian Sociological Association Conference, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia, 29 November 2016. 

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'Geweld op het voetbalveld', Invited seminar, Municipality of Amsterdam, Academy of Architecture, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1 December 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'Naar een veiliger sportklimaat: enkele reflecties', Invited presentation, Mulier Institute, Utrecht, Netherlands, 28 November 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'Sport en superdiversiteit', Invited lecture, Master of Sport Policy and Management, Utrecht University School of Governance, Utrecht, Netherlands, 28 November 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'How to use blogs to improve the learning process of our students', Learning Lab Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 24 November 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) Invited workshop 'Community sports for at-risk youth' (CATCH project), Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, 18 November 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'Potentieel gewelddadige eenlingen en terrorisme (Lone Actor Terrorism)', Invited lecture, National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism, The Hague, Netherlands, 3 November 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'Sport en bewegen in de veranderende stad', Keynote address, Sport & Society Network Symposium, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, Netherlands, 25 October 2016.

  • Inge Claringbould, Jeroen Vermeulen and Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'Voetbal en grensoverschrijdend gedrag', Invited workshop, Sport & Society Network Symposium, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, Netherlands, 25 October 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij and Ruth Jeanes (2016) 'Managing Diversity in Junior Sport: Lessons from the Field', Inaugural Diversity and Inclusion in Sport National Forum, Jasper Hotel, Melbourne, Australia, 7 October 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) ‘Using Blogs in Undergraduate Learning and Teaching, Design Day, College of Business, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, 27 September 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) ‘Using Blogs in Sociology of Sport’, Victoria University Blended Learning Forum, Melbourne, Australia, 8 September 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'Olympic Rings of Steel: Terrorism and Security at the Olympic Games', ISEAL Olympics Seminar, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, 29 July 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'Diversity Work in Community Sport: Beyond Individual Commitment?', 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 14 July 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'Sport and Belonging in the Super-Diverse City', 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 11 July 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'Becoming at Home across Borders? Sport, Refugees and the Politics of Belonging', Invited session, 21st Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Austria Vienna Centre, Vienna, Austria, 7 July 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij and Mark S. Hamm (2016) 'Lone Wolf Terrorism', Invited workshop, Victoria Police Academy, Australia, 31 May 2016.

  • Ruth Jeanes and Ramón Spaaij (2016) ‘Because it is 2016: Culture Change in Community Sports Clubs’, Keynote address, 2016 Sports Without Borders Summit, Melbourne, Australia, 6 May 2016.

  • Jora Broerse and Ramón Spaaij (2016) 'Integrating Blogging into a Sociology Blended Learning Environment', Invited presentation at Digital Revolution Symposium, Vox-Pop / University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 13 April 2016.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2016) ‘Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Sport’, Inclusive Sport & Recreation Network, Maribyrnong City Council, Footscray, Australia, 23 February 2016.

2015

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015), 'Sociale in- en uitsluiting in de sport' (Social Inclusion and Exclusion in Sport), Municipality of Amsterdam, Dienst Maatschappelijke Ontwikkeling (DMO) / Department of Sport, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 10 December 2015.

  • Ryan Storr, Ramón Spaaij, et al. (2015) ‘Understanding how voluntary sports clubs respond to diversity’, The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Annual Conference, Cairns, Australia, December 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015) ‘De waarde van kwalitatief onderzoek naar sport en buurtontwikkeling’, Keynote at Symposium ‘Kwalitatief onderzoek naar buurtontwikkeling: sociale en sportinterventies onder de loep’, MOVISIE & Nederlands Institute for Sport and Physical Activity (NISB), Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam, 1 December 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015) ‘Sport en diversiteit’, Plenary address at Netherlands Olympic Committee (NOC*NSF) national forum ‘Naar een veiliger sportklimaat’, Nationaal Denksport Centrum, Utrecht, Netherlands, 25 November 2015.

  • Mark S. Hamm and Ramón Spaaij (2015) 'Pathways to Violent Extremism: Understanding the Radicalization Process and How Best to Prevent Violence in Your Community', Presented at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 24 October 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij and Mark S. Hamm (2015) 'Lone Wolf Terrorism', Victoria Police, Melbourne, Australia, 6 October 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015) 'Lone Wolf Terrorism: Using Knowledge of Radicalisation Pathways to Forge Prevention Strategies', Presented at the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) National Forum, 15 October 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015) 'Participation versus Performance: Managing (Dis)Ability, Gender and Cultural Diversity in Junior Sport', Presented at the What Works? Diversity and Inclusion in Community Sport Symposium, Monash University and Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, 3 September 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij and Mark S. Hamm (2015) 'Lone Wolf Terrorism: Trends and Lessons Learned', Victoria Police, Melbourne, Australia, 24 August 2015.

  • Mark S. Hamm and Ramón Spaaij (2015) 'Lone Wolves and Lone Actors: Patterns of Radicalization', Presented at the Radicalization and Violent Extremism: Lessons from Canada, the UK and the US Conference, U.S. Department of Justice/National Institute of Justice, Arlington, VA, USA, 28-30 July 2015.

  • Dennis Hemphill and Ramón Spaaij (2015) 'Victorian Sport Integrity Capability Analysis', Presented at the Minister's Community Stakeholder Forum, Victorian Government, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia, 29 July 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015) 'Responses to Dr Kathryn Henne's Testing for Athlete Citizenship', Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) Bookclub, College of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 28 July 2015.

  • Ryan Storr, Ramón Spaaij, Karen Farquharson, Sean Gorman, Ruth Jeanes, Dean Lusher and Jonathan Magee (2015) 'Understanding How Volunteers Experience Diversity within Community Sports Clubs', Presented at the World Congress for the Sociology of Sport, Université Paris Descartes, Paris, 11 June 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015) 'Sport and the Public Good - Rio to Toronto to Rio: Reflections on the Sport-for-Development Movement', Café Scientifique, 2015 Pan American Sport & Exercise Research Summit (PANEX 2015), Toronto, Canada, 18 April 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015) 'Sport and Belonging', Presented at the 2015 Pan American Sport & Exercise Research Summit (PANEX 2015), Toronto, Canada, 16 April 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015) 'Becoming at Home? Community Sport, Culturally Diversity Youth and the Politics of Belonging', Policy Matters Seminar, Centre for Sport Policy Studies, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 15 April 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015) ‘Lone Actor Terrorism and Mental Health’, Invited presentation, Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN Health), Prague, Czech Republic, 20 February 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015) ‘The Islamic State’s Call Upon its Supporters to Act on their Own in the West’, Invited panel presentation, Political Islam Seminars, Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 12 February 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij, Sean Gorman, Jonathan Magee, Karen Farquharson, Ruth Jeanes, Dean Lusher and Ryan Storr (2015) 'Cultural Diversity and Difference in Community Football', Presented at the Worlds of Football III: Football Codes in the Asian Century Conference, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, 21 January 2015.

  • Jonathan Magee, Ramón Spaaij and Ruth Jeanes (2015) 'Promises and Pitfalls of Football as Part of Mental Health Recovery', Presented at the Worlds of Football III: Football Codes in the Asian Century Conference, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, 22 January 2015.

  • Ramón Spaaij (2015) 'The Islamic State's Call Upon Its Supporters to Act on Their Own: New Wave or Defying Definition?, Invited presentation, Definitional Workshop on Lone Actor Terrorism, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, The Hague, The Netherlands, 15 January 2015.