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    Call for Papers | Other Bodies, Other Games Conference | Sports Department, Université Paris cité, June 12–14, 2024. Call ends March 1, 2024

    On the occasion of the 2024 Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Other Bodies/Other Games Conference will take place on June 12-14 2024 Paris Cité University, before the start of the Paris Olympics. It will be a unique opportunity to identify the gaps that exist between knowing / saying and practice / doing, between the speeches and the actions in accordance with the principles of Olympism. What do these Olympic principles still mean for the sporting practice of today?

    Call for Papers | Olympism: Contributions from media, journalism and communication studies. Special Issue of Mediapolis – Journal of Communication, Journalism and Public Sphere | Call ends January 31,...

    Mediapolis thus reinstates Olympism as a central theme, while also demonstrating its plural and interdisciplinary character, As this is the journal’s first foray into such a complex topic, the challenge is to open up and create a space for reflection and discussion on Olympism in its relationship with the media, journalism and communication, preferably based on original and innovative empirical research, and extended to multiple visions and themes that question and reflect on Olympism and its intersections with the media, journalism and communication.

    Call for Papers | “Making World(s): Sport, Globalization and Olympism”, 27th International European Committee for Sports History Congress | Université Paris Nanterre, June 4–6, 2024. Call ends January 31,...

    The aim of this congress is to improve our understanding of the interactions between individuals and groups that shape more or less interdependent worlds, the dynamics of which set the pace for the globalization of sport and Olympism. Thus, the analytical approach favoured by this congress will pay particular attention to the multiple ways, situations and (re)configurations of making (worlds) of sport and Olympism - be they cultural, political, social or geographical.

    Journal of Olympic Studies, Volume 4, 2023, Number 1

    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: Viva Mexico! The Cultural Politics Behind the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Bid by Edgar Jesus Campos; Douglas Hartmann.

    Call for Papers | “Images of the Olympic Games”, Special Issue of Materiales para la Historia del Deporte | Call ends January 31, 2023

    This special issue – directed by Pierre-Olaf Schut, University Professor and Marion Philippe, Lecturer, both from the ACP laboratory of the Gustave Eiffel University (France), aims to propose a reflection on the polysemy of the word “image” as part of a historical reflection on the Olympic Games. Indeed, the word “image” can be considered from a figurative angle but also as a representation.

    Journal of Olympic Studies, Volume 3, 2022, Number 2 | The Olympic Scholarship of John J. MacAloon

    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: The Professionalization of the International Olympic Committee Administration by Jean-Loup Chappelet.

    Journal of Olympic Studies, Volume 3, 2022, Number 1

    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: Rethinking a Miracle: The Role of Whiteness in the 1980 Miracle on Ice by Alexandra Mountain.

    Journal of Olympic Studies, Volume 2, 2021, Number 2

    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: “Winning for Themselves, Not for Moscow”: Baltic Independence and the Olympic Games During the 1980s by Erin E. Redihan.

    Call for Journal Article Reviews | Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies

    Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies invites graduate students to write a journal article review for its next volume (Vol. 30, 2021). 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 are concerned with the socio-cultural impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Olympic Games.

    Journal of Olympic Studies, Volume 2, 2021, Number 1

    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: Let Them Eat Games! A Review Essay of Barry Siegel’s Dreamers and Schemers by Sean Dinces.
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