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    Call for Papers | “Understanding Socio-Cultural Effects of Mega-Events on Host Communities: Key Findings, Challenges, and Opportunities”, Special Issue of Social Sciences. Call ends August 8, 2021

    The rationale for this Special Issue is to contribute to knowledge with a collection of papers on socio-cultural outcomes and impacts as effects of mega-events on host communities from a multidisciplinary perspective. We will explore the methodological and conceptual challenges such work poses, and showcase opportunities and efforts for mitigating the unsustainable aspects of mega-event policies and practices.

    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 | Olimpianos – Journal of Olympic Studies | Open Call

    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.

    Call for Papers | “Emerging Technologies and Emerging Sports” – International Symposium for Olympic and Paralympic Research | Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan, July 17–18, 2020. Call ends January 30,...

    Scholars, researchers, students, and professionals interested in the socio-cultural study of the modern Olympic and Paralympic Games are invited to submit abstracts. 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.

    Call for Participation | Post Olympic Winter Games 2018 Seminar | June 28–29, 2018, Vuokatti Sport OIympic Training Center, Finland. Call ends June 10, 2018

    This symposium offers presentations and discussions on the preparations, performances and experiences from OWG 2018. Speakers include Helge Bartnes, Norway; Peter Reinebo, Sweden; Mika Kojonkoski,Finland; Matthias Felix Gilgien, Norway; Olli Ohtonen, Finland; Stefan Lindinger, Sweden.

    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 | “Lifestyle Sports and East Asia” | Special issue of Journal of Sport and Social Issues

    This special issue of the Journal of Sport and Social Issues asks: how are East Asian networks of lifestyle sport enthusiasts, workers, governing bodies, and associated communities-ecologies forming? What are the politics of the worlds, experiences, values, and imaginaries coming about (or being blocked)? How is such being negotiated by humans and non-humans?

    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.
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