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

the latest insight from
the olympic studies centre

JUNE 2016, NO. 33

OLYMPIC STUDIES AROUND THE GLOBE

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR SPECIAL OLYMPIC COLLECTION

This year’s Olympics in Rio will generate a lot of public interest and academic discussion. Cogent Social Sciences is looking for submissions for a special collection of articles exploring the link between social sciences and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Cogent would like contributions that examine the broader link between the Olympic Games and social sciences such as education, law, sociology, economics, political science, human geography and demography. You’ll need to submit by 19 December 2016. Find out more.

“HISTORICIZING THE PAN-AMERICAN GAMES”: A SPECIAL ISSUE OF INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF SPORT

This new double special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport brings together 12 papers exploring the Pan-American Games. In 2015, the Pan-American and the Parapan-American Games took place in Toronto. On this occasion two members of our selection committee Cesar Torres (current member) and Bruce Kidd (former member) gathered an international team of scholars in the history of the Americas, inter-American affairs and the Olympic Movement to write and present articles exploring the history of the Pan-American Games. Bruce and Cesar then co-edited this special issue which includes eleven of the expert papers presented at the conference plus a twelfth one specially commissioned for the journal. You can read it here.

8TH INTERNATIONAL SPORT BUSINESS SYMPOSIUM ABSTRACTS

The 8th International Sport Business Symposium will be held at the Rio de Janeiro State University on August 16, 2016. You can now read a summary of the main topics in a book of abstracts. If you’d like to be there you can register here.

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