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    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.

    Funded PhD opportunity: From Stoke Mandeville 1944 to London 2012: Photography and the Making of the Paralympic Community in Britain

    This project will make a theoretical and practical intervention in current debates in disability history, photographic history and sports history. While scholars have examined the media coverage of Paralympic athletes, the visual history of the Paralympic movement is yet to be written.

    Journal of Sport & Social Issues Vol. 39, No. 5, October 2015

    Journal of Sport and Social Issues (JSSI) brings you the latest research, discussion and analysis on contemporary sport issues. Using an international, interdisciplinary perspective, JSSI examines today's most pressing and far-reaching questions about sport.

    Call for Participation: Re-Imagining (the) Olympics. Workshop, Sept. 2, 2014

    Re-Imagining (the) Olympics Tuesday 2nd September 2014 Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom The Olympic and Paralympic Games are a globalised phenomenon. The Games are a multi-billion dollar industry, a mega event, a showcase for professionalism and internationalisation; yet, also, these events have changed significantly from the origins of the modern Olympic movement in the nineteenth century, in which ideologies of amateurism, nationalism...

    Theme of the Month from Routledge in October: All 2013 Topics Revisited

    Routledge is taking a look back at its Themes of the Month in 2013 and giving us ll access to the entire collection for freefor one month only! Click here for your last chance to enjoy these collections. The themes so far this year have been: Rugby, tailored to the Six Nations; Sport, Physical Activity and Health, in support of World Cancer Day; Women in Sport, in support...

    New report Women in the Olympic and Paralympic Games: An Analysis of Participation and Leadership Opportunities

    SHARP, the Sport, Health and Activity Research and Policy Center for Women and Girls, was established in 2010 as a new partnership between the Women’s Sports Foundation and U-M’s School of Kinesiology and the Institute for Research on Women & Gender. SHARP's mission is to lead research that enhances the scope, experience, and sustainability of participation in sport, play, and...

    Sociology of Sport Journal Volume 30, Issue 1, March 2013

    Articles Parkour, Masculinity, and the City Jeffrey L. Kidder Who’s In and Who Is Out? Legitimate Bodies Within the Paralympic Games David E.J. Purdue, P. David Howe Saving Lives With Soccer and Shoelaces: The Hyperreality of Nike (RED) Courtney Szto Sporting Homonationalisms: Sexual Exceptionalism, Queer Privilege, and the 21st Century International Lesbian and Gay Sport Movement Judy Davidson For the Sociology of Sport The Mediasport Interpellation: Gender, Fanship, and...

    Veckans Routledge-tema: Oscar Pistorius

    Routledge har skapat en temasida där man samlar artiklar och böcker ut förlagets omfattande idrottsforskningsutgivning kring ett visst tema. Known as the ""Blade Runner"" and ""the fastest man on no legs,"" Oscar Pistorius, who has a double amputation, is the world record holder for class T44 in the 100, 200 and 400 metres events. Pistorius was born with fibular hemimelia in...
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