Call for Papers | 16th International Symposium for Olympic and Paralympic Research | University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France, July 20–21, 2024. Call ends December 30, 2023

Scholars, researchers, students and professionals interested in the sociocultural study of the modern Olympic and Paralympic Games are invited to submit abstracts for conterence presentations.

Papers in the areas of history, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, political science, cultural studies and sport management, as well as other disciplines that contribute to the cultural understanding of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, are particularly encouraged. Proposals for thematic sessions are also invited.

The deadline for abstract submission is December 30th, 2023. Contributors will be notified about the status of their abstracts by February 15th, 2024. Please submit all abstracts and proposals at:

Program and Symposium Site Committee

      • A.J. Schneider, PhD – Western University
      • Stephan Wassong, PhD – German Sport University
      • David Howe, PhD – Western University
      • Eric Monnin, PhD – University of Franche-Comté
      • Laura Misener, PhD – Western University
      • Gilles Lecocq, PhD – Institut Catholique de Paris
      • R.K. Barney, PhD – Western University

For more information

A.J. Schneider, PhD
Director. International Centre for Olvmpic Studies Western University in London, Canada

Marwan Hellal
Research Assistant, International Centre for Olympic Studies western University, London, Canada

Alan Oldham
Research Assistant. International Centre for Olvmpic Studies Western University. London, Canada

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