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

the latest insight from
the olympic studies centre

JUNE 2017, NO. 36

© IOC / C.Leutenegger

© IOC / C.Leutenegger

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR OSC RESEARCH GRANTS

Find out everything you need to know about the 2018 PhD Students Research Grant Programme, which is now open for applications from doctoral students researching the Olympic Movement.

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We have recently launched our OSC Facebook page. Follow us to be informed regularly on our news, selected new resources and all relevant information to support you in your academic activities.

© 2014 / IOC / J.EVANS

© 2014 / IOC / J.EVANS

SPOTLIGHT ON THE OLYMPIC STUDIES CENTRE

The Olympic World Library is currently ‘zooming in’ on various topics including Pierre de Coubertin and the visual identities of the Olympic Games, while you can also check out updated factsheets on Olympic posters, torches and torch relays as well as Olympic villages and an updated and extensive bibliography on the legacy of the Games.

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© IOC / OGKM

© IOC / OGKM

3 QUESTIONS ABOUT OLYMPIC GAMES KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT (OGKM)

Christophe Dubi, Olympic Games Executive Director and Chris Payne, Head of Olympic Games Knowledge Management (OGKM), share their thoughts on the OGKM programme and its future evolution.

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© 2008 / IOC / H.TOBLER

© 2008 / IOC / H.TOBLER

OLYMPIC STUDIES AROUND THE WORLD

Discover what’s going on in the academic world, including details of the new edition of the MA in Olympic studies coordinated by the German Sport University Cologne, news from the University of Lausanne and an Olympic conference in Rio de Janeiro.

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© IOC / C.Leutenegger

© IOC / C.Leutenegger

NEW ON THE SHELF

Discover the new publications added to our collections so far in 2017, including recent reports from Rio 2016 and PyeongChang 2018. 

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© 2016 / IOC / I.JONES

© 2016 / IOC / I.JONES

IN THE STUDY ROOM

Researchers aren’t the only people to benefit from the resources available at the OSC – we also receive visits from members of the Olympic Movement, including several NOC delegations in recent months.

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© YOG Lillehammer 2016

© YOG Lillehammer 2016

HAVE YOU SEEN…

Join us for the first-ever interactive virtual knowledge tour of the Youth Olympic Games, which offers users the chance to relive the Winter YOG Lillehammer 2016!

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© OCOG Rio 2016

© OCOG Rio 2016

DID YOU KNOW?

There are two Olympic sports that can trace their origins back to the same place.

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© IOC Archives

© IOC Archives

HIDDEN TREASURES

Take a tour from Olympia to Rome – via Athens, Sicily and Naples – with this fascinating item from our archives...

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