Call for Papers | “The Future of the Olympic Event in the Age of the Mega-Spectacle” | 13th International Symposium for Olympic Research, July 30-31, 2016, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil

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The 13th International Symposium for Olympic Research, will be co-hosted by the International Centre for Olympic Studies (ICOS) at Western University, London, Canada,  and ARETE – Centre of Olympic Studies, Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES), Vitória, Brazil. The Symposium will be held July 30-31, 2016, on the Campus of UFES in Vitória.

Scholars, researchers, students, and professionals interested in the socio-cultural study of the modern Olympic or Paralympic Games are invited to submit abstracts for conference 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 our cultural understanding of the Games are particularly encouraged.

Abstract Submission Deadline: February 29, 2016

For information on abstract submission procedure, registration, and other related matters, please visit the web site of the International Centre for Olympic Studies at Western University: http://uwo.ca/olympic/activities/2016-symposium.html

Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, the Federal University of Espírito Santo, is located in Vitória, the capital of the State of Espírito Santo. Vitória is connected to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo through regular daily flights of about 50 to 75 minutes duration.

We hope to see you in Brazil!
Otávio Tavares & Michael Heine

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