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    Call for Papers | “World Cups and Major Sporting Events: Futures and Legacies” Conference | University of Huddersfield, November 4, 2021. Call ends June 30, 2021

    This joint conference aims to bring together scholars from around the world to present their research on the futures and legacies of major international sporting events, their role in the wider sporting and cultural fields, and their relationship to wider politics and society. In particular, the conference provides an opportunity to examine how we interact and engage with sporting events and their environments in a world that is still experiencing the pandemic, and how this might influence future events.

    Call for Abstracts | Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales? | Coventry University, November 9–10, 2017. Call ends August 21, 207

    To mark the end of the 4-year EU funded Carnival project and the launch of a new edited book, also titled 'Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales?',  the Centre for Business in Society at Coventry University proudly present an international inter-disciplinary conference for academics and practitioners.

    Call for Papers | ICE2015: “Making Waves in Macao”, the 3rd International Conference on Events | 7-9 September 2015

    The «Making Waves in Macao» conference critically reviews the value and meaning of events to individuals and communities with an emphasis of prevalent waves such as the use of social media in events, and the Asian giant.

    Second International Conference on Mega-Events and the City, 27–30 April, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Call for papers deadline extended to 30 November In recent years, mega-events – especially the FIFA World Cup, the Olympics, and international expositions – have called into action all kinds of capital, reconfigured territorial scales of power, and produced new rhetoric regarding urbanism and global cities that proclaims a convergence between public and private interests.  Sustained by a discourse of...

    Call for Papers: The Future of Event Legacies

    Major international events such as World Expositions, Olympic Games or Football Championships constitute important opportunities for large investments and revenue growth in the tourism and hospitality industries. But do they provide sufficient cultural, social and economic benefits to the host communities or do mega events do more harm than good? The European Tourism Futures Institute and Stenden University Qatar conference...

    Extended deadline for abstracts: Olympic Legacies – Impacts of Mega-Events on Cities

    Olympic Legacies – International Conference Impacts of Mega-Events on Cities 4-6 September 2013, University of East London New abstract submission deadline: March 29, 2013 In the recent period the urban transformation achieved by hosting the Olympics has become synonymous with the language of 'legacy'. Now forming part of the Olympic Charter and an essential element of any city's bid for hosting the Olympic Games,...
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