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ON THE PULSE - THE LATEST INSIGHTS FROM THE OLYMPIC STUDIES CENTRE

the latest insight from
the olympic studies centre

OCTOBER 2017, NO. 37

APPLY FOR AN OSC ADVANCED RESEARCH GRANT

The 2018/2019 Advanced Research Grant Programme is ready to be launched. Be sure to check out the 14 priority research topics, which were recently set by the IOC departments, highlighting key areas for which academic research is welcome. Click below to find the topics and all details for the application and selection process.

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SPOTLIGHT ON THE OLYMPIC STUDIES CENTRE

Discover the new "ZOOM IN" on Olympic architecture, our OSC reference collection on the history of all the summer sports and news about a simplified access to every issue of the Olympic Review on the Olympic World Library.

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Follow @OlympicStudiesCentre on facebook to receive up-to-date news on our programmes and resources. 

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NEW ON THE SHELF


We permanently enrich our library collection with new Olympic knowledge. Click below to find the list of all new releases added to our collections over the summer, and the selection of publications we highlighted for you in this edition.

 

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OLYMPIC STUDIES AROUND THE GLOBE

The Center for Sociocultural Sport and Olympic Research at the California State University has launched a call for academic papers on sport and the Olympic Games for their first annual conference.  
 

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3 QUESTIONS TO DAVID WALLECHINSKY

We asked David Wallechinsky, co-founder and current president of the International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH) about the tireless work that the worldwide network of Olympic historians undertake every day to discover and permanently enrich the knowledge about Olympians and their fascinating stories.

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HIDDEN TREASURES

For which Games was the first ever host city contract signed? How long do you think it was? Curious to learn more? We let you peep into our archives to find out...    

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© Melbourne archives

DID YOU KNOW?

There will only be 1 NATION. War, politics and nationality will be all forgotten, what more could anybody want, if the whole world could be made as one nation...      

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