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Call for Participation | Post-Olympics Japan: Renewal or Failure? | Online Workshop, October 7–8, 2021
Two months after the Olympic Games 2021, we would like to hold an online workshop on 7–8 October about the impact of the Games and the gap between original aspirations and concrete results. Therefore, we will have sessions on the following topics: the political economy of Olympics, political communication, historic perspectives, diversity, social movements and voluntarism, technology and innovation, mass media and public discourse. Our panel discussion at the end of the Workshop tackles the question: “What remains?”
Call for Papers | “Emerging Technologies and Emerging Sports in the COVID-19 Era”, the 15th International Symposium for Olympic and Paralympic Research, Online October 15–16, 2021. Call ends August...
The 15th International Symposium for Olympic Research, has been rescheduled as a virtual Symposium. 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 are invited.
By placing scholars from various disciplines side-by-side on the common topic of the Olympic Games, JOS (available in both print and electronic format and marketed to a global scholarly audience) aims to promote and encourage a multi-disciplinary understanding of the Olympic Movement.The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: SANCTIONED VIOLENCE: DEALING (WITH) DEATH IN ANCIENT GREEK ATHLETICS by David J. Lunt.
By placing scholars from various disciplines side-by-side on the common topic of the Olympic Games, JOS (available in both print and electronic format and marketed to a global scholarly audience) aims to promote and encourage a multi-disciplinary understanding of the Olympic Movement. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: MILT CAMPBELL: OLYMPIC DECATHLON CHAMPION “FAMOUS FOR NOT BEING FAMOUS” by David K. Wiggins.
Call for Journal Article Reviews | Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies | Call ends October 7, 2020
Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies invites graduate students to write a journal article review for its next volume (Vol. 29, 2020). Interested reviewers are encouraged to consult with the Journal Article Review Editor before writing an article review. A list of pre-approved articles will be provided to consult upon request. Olympika is particularly interested in reviews of articles that consider the socio-cultural study of doping and the Olympic Games
Documenting the Olympics & Paralympics | Online conference panel, June 19, 2020, now available as audio recording
This panel discussion reveals more about researchers' experiences when navigating archives, as well as the collection policies related to Olympics/Paralympics of GLAM organisations. There is a broad mix of physical, digitised and born digital resources will be covered in the presentations. The event is hosted by BSSH Chair, Raf Nicholson and moderated by BSSH Secretary Geoff Levett.
Olimpianos – Journal of Olympic Studies, Vol 4, 2020 | Tokyo Olympic Games: postponement or cancellation?
The purpose of Olimpianos – Journal of Olympic Studies is to provide a channel for communication and academic dissemination within Olympic and paralympic studies. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: POSTPONING THE TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES: STRESS-TESTING GOVERNANCE IN THE OLYMPIC SYSTEM AND LIMITATIONS TO AGENDA 2020 by Marjorie Enya, Mateus Nagime, Dominik Gusia.
Call for Papers | The 3rd annual conference for the Center for Sociocultural Sport and Olympic Research (CSSOR) | California State University, Fullerton, March 27–28, 2020. Call ends December...
The CSSOR Program Committee welcomes high quality academic work on either the Olympic Movement or broader sport studies topics such as race, gender, politics, legacy, youth, or disability. Scholars in the fields of history, philosophy, management, communication, ancient and modern languages, literature, visual and performing arts, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, economics, marketing, and law are encouraged to submit proposals or attend the conference.
The purpose of Olimpianos – Journal of Olympic Studies is to provide a channel for communication and academic dissemination within Olympic and Paralympic studies. The scope s directed in 3 broad areas, humanities and Olympic Studies, governance and Olympic Studies, and communication, marketing and Olympic studies. The journal is Open Access.
Call fo Papers | 10th International Sport Business Symposium | Tokyo, Japan, during the XXXII. Olympic Summer Games, August 4, 2020. Call ends November 30, 2019
Papers about Olympic media, legacy, tourism, consumers, organizations, finance, economics, environment, Paralympics, politics and other Olympic-related topics for a double-blind review process are welcome. Everything related to sustainability and in particular to the environmental sustainability is in particular welcome. The official language for abstracts and the symposium is English.