"Olympic Games" tag

Call for Papers | London, Rio, Tokyo Olympics Symposium | Goldsmiths, University of London, 8-10th June 2017. Call ends April 30, 2017

In this symposium, we will investigate the changes accompanying the 2012 London Olympics, the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and the preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The meeting will focus on existing research and interventions concerning the ways that global events have been accompanied by urban transformations and new forms of social (dis)advantage and exclusions.

Call for Papers | “Lifestyle Sports and East Asia” | Special issue of Journal of Sport and Social Issues

This special issue of the Journal of Sport and Social Issues asks: how are East Asian networks of lifestyle sport enthusiasts, workers, governing bodies, and associated communities-ecologies forming? What are the politics of the worlds, experiences, values, and imaginaries coming about (or being blocked)? How is such being negotiated by humans and non-humans?

Call for Papers | “The Arab countries and the Olympic Games” | June 25/26 2016, Tufts University, Medford, MA

Taking place just before the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the workshop aims to provide information and analysis on the state of sport in the Arab World through the multidisciplinary lenses of political science, history, economics, business, and law, among others.

IOC Olympic Studies Centre Newsletter #30, September 2015

The IOC Olympic Studies Centre is the world source of reference for Olympic knowledge. OSC is dedicated to sharing this knowledge with professionals and researchers through providing information, giving access to our unique collections, enabling research and stimulating intellectual exchange.

Sport in Society Volume 18, Issue 7, September 2015

The considerable growth of interest in commerce, media and politics and their relationship to sport in international academia has resulted in academics in various disciplines writing about sport. Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life. Special Issue: The British World and the Five Rings: Essays in British Imperialism and the Modern Olympic Movement.

IOC Olympic Studies Centre Newsletter #29, June 2015

The IOC Olympic Studies Centre is the world source of reference for Olympic knowledge. OSC is dedicated to sharing this knowledge with professionals and researchers through providing information, giving access to our unique collections, enabling research and stimulating intellectual exchange.

IOC Olympic Studies Centre Newsletter #28, March 2015

The IOC Olympic Studies Centre is the world source of reference for Olympic knowledge. OSC is dedicated to sharing this knowledge with professionals and researchers through providing information, giving access to our unique collections, enabling research and stimulating intellectual exchange.

IOC Olympic Studies Centre Newsletter #26

Dear All, We are pleased to send you enclosed the 26th issue of the IOC Olympic Studies Centre Newsletter.   OSC Newsletter n°26 – September 2014 We hope it will meet your interest. Best regards, Nuria…

The International Journal of the History of Sport Volume 31, Issue 5, March 2014

The International Journal of the History of Sport is an international, ranked, peer-reviewed journal which publishes original research contributions to scientific knowledge. All manuscript submissions are subject to initial appraisal by the Editor, and, if found suitable for further consideration, to peer review by independent, anonymous expert referees. Special Issue Swedish Olympics of 1912

IOC Olympic Studies Centre Newsletter #24

Dear All, We are pleased to send you enclosed the 24th issue of the IOC Olympic Studies Centre Newsletter.   OSC Newsletter n°24 – March 2014 We hope it will meet your interest. Best…