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    Call for Papers | The Center for Sociocultural Sport and Olympic Research, 1st Annual Conference | California State University, Fullerton (USA), March 9–10, 2018. Call ends December 15, 2017

    The CSSOR Program Committee invites high quality academic work on sport and the Olympic Games, in all of its forms, from scholars in the fields of history, philosophy, communication, ancient and modern languages, literature, visual and performing arts, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, economics, marketing, and law.

    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 | Olympic Movement and Wars: Olympism, Propaganda, Boycotts and Terrorism | National Olympic Committee of Portugal, 5th and 6th July 2016

    The conference Olympic Movement and Wars seeks to examine the political dimension of sport and the impacts of world wars, diplomatic conflicts, terrorism and the relations among states within the scope of the Olympic movement and along the evolution of the athletes’ careers in the past one hundred years.

    Call for Papers| 8th International Sport Business Symposium – Rio de Janeiro during the XXXI. Olympic Games | Olympics and Agenda 2020

    The 8th International Sport Business Symposium will be organised by Prof. Holger Preuss (Mainz) in cooperation with Prof. Lamartine DaCosta (Rio de Janeiro). Since 2006 Olympic scholars meet for a symposium during the Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games, and we eagerly invite you to present your latest Olympic related sport (business) research.

    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.

    Call for Participation | Leveraging the Olympic Games for building sport organisations’ capacity | 2nd July 2015, Brunel University

    Leveraging the Olympic Games for building sport organisations’ capacity is an end of project conference. The project has been funded by the International Olympic Committee Olympic Studies Centre in the framework of the Advanced Olympic Research Grant Programme. The conference is organized by Brunel University, London, and Russian International Olympic University. It will take place in the Cavendish Room, Hamilton Centre, Brunel University, London. Conference Programme 08.30-09.30...

    Call for Papers | 7th International Sport Business Symposium: “Youth Olympic Games; new concept – old ideas?” | Lillehammer during the 2nd Youth Olympic Winter Games, Tuesday, February 16,...

    The 7th International Sport Business Symposium calls for research papers directly related to the business of the Olympic Games in particular the Youth Olympic Games; the upcoming 2016 Lillehammer Youth Olympic Winter Games, as well as prior and future Olympics, and Paralympic Games.

    Call for Abstracts | 12th International Symposium for Olympic Research

    Overview The 12th International Symposium for Olympic Research will be hosted by the International Centre for Olympic Studies (ICOS) at Western University in London, Ontario, on October 30 & 31, 2014. 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 presentation. Papers in the area...

    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,...

    Call for Papers: Olympic Legacies and Sustainable Urban Development

    The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is delighted to announce that the 2013 Annual International Conference will return to the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in London. Location: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Imperial College London Dates: Wednesday 28 to Friday 30 August 2013 (with an opening event on Tuesday 27 August 2013) Theme: New geographical frontiers Conference chair: Jonathan Rigg (Durham University) Please visit the conference homepage. Session Title:...
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