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Barcelona'92: 25 anys from being nominated

Barcelona has commemorated the 25th anniversary of its nomination as host city for the 1992 Olympic Games. Do you want to know some more about the impacts...

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IPC call for applications for researching the London 2012 Paralympic Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Sports Science Committee has released a call for applications aimed at individuals and institutions for undertaking...

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Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events. Master's Degree Programme

The third edition of the Master's Degree Programme Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events is being organized...

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Simposium on Olympic cities and social legacies at UEL, London

The University of East London (UEL) will organise a two-day symposium on the social legacies of sports mega events on March 10-11th 2011. The Symposium...

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9th World Conference on Sport and the Environment, April 2011

The 9th World Conference on Sport and the Environment will take place in Doha, Qatar, from 30 April to 2 May 2011, under the motto "Playing for a Greener...

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Interview to Andrew Billings on media, identity and the Olympics

CEO-UAB Portal of Olympic Studies has released an interview to Andrew Billings, Professor at the Department of Communication Studies at Clemson University,...

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14th World Conference on Sport for All

The 14th World Conference on Sport for All will take place in Beijing, China, from 20 to 23 September 2011.

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Abstract submission Deadline EXTENDED to December 20 for International Conference EUROPE - YOUTH - OLYMPISM

International Conference EUROPE - YOUTH - OLYMPISM with Focus on the Sport Training

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Sociology Journal Special Issue 2011: Sociology and the 2012 Olympic Games

Sociology : Journal of the British Sociological Association (BSA). The 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games provide an exciting focus for sociological...

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Training materials for the Olympic values

The values of Olympism are included from January 2011 in spanish students, through some digital materials that are incorporated into the Education...

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The official website for the 2022 Barcelona-Pyrenees Olympic bid is launched

The official website for the 2022 Barcelona-Pyrenees Olympic bid has now been launched, with the aim of publicising all the features of the Pyrenees and...

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Termcat releases two on-line dictionaries about Sport and Athletics

Termcat centre that ensures the development and integration of Catalan terminology in specialized...

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XIII Olympic Congress Proceedings and the 66 Olympism recommendations

Based on the discussions of the XIII Olympic Congress held from 3 to 5 October 2009 in Copenhagen (Denmark), as well as the ideas gathered through the...

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Andrew Billings, 2010 invited professor

Andrew Billings has been appointed as invited professor of the International Chair in Olympism for 2010. Professor Billings is Doctor in Communication...

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London 2012 publications available in the CEO-UAB headquarters

Thanks to the academical co-operation with the London Organising Olympic Committee (LOCOG), we have available in the CEO-UAB digital library...

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Selected Bibliographic List on Andrew C. Billings, invited professor of the CEO's International Chair in Olympism for 2010

The work includes specially journal articles (in so different scientific journals such as Journal of Communication, Journal of Sport & Social Issues,...

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Last Monday, October 25, Prof. Andrew Billings opened the 2010/11 CEO-UAB academic course

Last Monday, October 25, Prof. Andrew Billings opened the 2010/11 CEO-UAB academic course with a public conference entitled "Through the Minds...

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CEO-UAB submits a case of study

The Centre for Olympic Studies Autonomous University of Barcelona (CEO-UAB) submited on Thursday October 27 at the Olympic and Sport Museum, the Study...

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CEO-UAB’s New Website

Besides being more visual and user friendly, the newly-launched website of the CEO-UAB, the Olympic Studies Portal, encourages public participation through...

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Airton Saboya Junior Valente has joined the CEO-UAB research team

Airton Saboya Valente Junior has joined this week the CEO-UAB research team as intern. During his stay at UAB, October and November 2013, Airton will...

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CEO-UAB research team has published two articles in The International Journal of the History of Sport

The CEO-UAB research team has published two articles in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 27, Issue 9 & 10 June 2010, an...

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Defining Olympic education

Angelica Sha, PhD student at CEO-UAB has given a paper on how to define Olympic education at the international scientific conference held as part of the...

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The Olympic Games and the Media, a new online course MOOC of the UAB Olympic Studies Centre at Coursera

The Olympic Studies Centre at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (CEO-UAB) has just launched a MOOC Course (Massive Open Online Course) on the Olympic...

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Les pràctiques ambientals en la gestió esportiva a Catalunya, una aposta de futur

[in catalan] El CEO-UAB, conjuntament amb l’ICTA-UAB, van presentar els resultats de l'estudi de situació realitzat per aquestes dues entitats sobre el...

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The value of the intangible legacy of sport events

CEO-UAB contributed to the XVII International Congress of the European Committee for Sport History (CESH), held in Barcelona from 21 to 23 of November...

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The Franco Olympic Games: An analysis of the unsuccessful Barcelona 1972 bid

The sport historian Juan Antonio Simon, disclosed an aspect which has unfortunately been forgotten by historians of sport: the murky process of choosing...

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Current environmental practices in sports management in Catalonia

Miguel Gomez Benosa, CEO-UAB general coordinator, and Carlos Martinez, Director of Innovation Projects SL, will present the results of the study on the...

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International researchers examine the role of sport in creating a global brand for cities

Academics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the University of Sorbonne Paris III and the University of Southern California have analysed the...

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On October, 25 Andrew Billings will open the 2010/11 CEO-UAB academic course!

On October 25 Andrew Billings will open the 2010/11 CEO-UAB academic course through a public conference on the gender coverage of athletes in the Olympics...

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Barcelona, host of the III Congres of Spanish Olympic Studies Centres

The Olympic Studies Centre at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Barcelona Olympic Foundation, commissioned by the Spanish Olympic Academy,...

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Professor Norbert Müller visit UAB as Invited Professor of the International Chair in Olympism 2012

This week, the Autonomous University of Barcelona has had the honour of receiving Dr. Norbert Müller as invited professor of the International Chair in...

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Presentation of the study on Olympic education activities and resources

The Olympic Studies Centre at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (CEO-UAB) has presented the international study Olympic education: activities...

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Nelson S. Todt joins the CEO-UAB research team

Dr. Nelson Schneider Todt has joined as invited researcher the research team at the Olympic Studies Centre at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (CEO-UAB)....

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The Olympic Studies Center (CEO-UAB) promotes the work of the International Solidarity Sports Foundation at the UAB

On Thursday 19 April, as part of World Health Day organized by the Solidarity Foundation, will disseminate the objectives and activities of the NGO International...

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Opening of the modul on communication and commercialization of the Olympic Games for the MAS in Olympic Studies

CEO-UAB opens this Olympic year with the academic direction and teaching of the module on communication and commercialization of the Olympic Games for...

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Gavin Poynter, appointed as invited professor 2011

Gavin Poynter, Chair at London East Research Institute (LERI) and expert on urban regeneration and the London 2012, has been appointed as invited professor...

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Prof. Andrew C. Billings in the Digital Magazine Dones

The Association of Women Journalists of Catalonia has published in its digital magazine Dones an article on Andrew C. Billings, guest professor...

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An Olympic Mosaic: Multidisciplinary Research and Dissemination of Olympic Studies. CEO-UAB: 20 Years has been released.

The Olympic Studies Centre at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (CEO-UAB) has released An Olympic Mosaic: Multidisciplinary Research and Dissemination...

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The CEO-UAB collaborates with BCN Sports Film

The 2nd edition of the Barcelona International FICTS Festival will take place from the 17th to the 21st of May 2010. The event will last all together...

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CEO-UAB cooperation agreeement with the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU)

The Olympic Studies Centre at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (CEO-UAB) has signed a collaboration agreement with the ...

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Social Networks and the Olympic Movement

On Tuesday 31st May, Dr. Emilio Fernández Peña, Director of CEO-UAB, presented the findings of the research project “Social networking and the Olympic...

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Sport and the cinema. Presentation of the 2nd BCN Sports Films at the UAB

On Monday 2nd May, the 2nd edition of the BCN Sports Films Festival will be presented at the UAB. Emilio Fernández Peña, Director of the UAB Olympic Studies...

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CEO-UAB, coorganiser of the III Congres of Olympic Studies Centres

The Olympic Studies Centre at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Barcelona Olympic Foundation have been commissioned by the Spanish Olympic...

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New CEO-UAB and UGF Cooperation Agreement

CEO-UAB and the University Gama Filho of Rio de Janeiro will collaborate again in 2011 thanks to the Hispano-Brazilian Interuniversity Cooperation Program,...

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Start at the UAB of the module on communication and commercialisation of the Master of Arts on Olympic Studies

The UAB has welcomed the 15 students from 11 countries of the Master of Arts on Olympic Studies, who will attend this week the sessions for the teaching...

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UGF-UAB Seminar on Mega Sport Events

The University Gama Filho and the Olympic Studies Centre of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (CEO-UAB) have organized the first seminar Brazil-Spain...

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Event Agenda

Regional Studies Association Global Conference 2014. From Vulnerable Places to Resilient Territories: The Path to Sustainable Development

When: 27/04/2014 a 30/04/2014
Where: Fábrica de Negócios, Fortaleza, Brazil
This conference offers to all those who share an interest in regional and urban issues an opportunity to explore and discuss key issues like the Mega...

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BCN Sports Film

When: 07/05/2014 a 10/05/2014
Where: El Museu Olímpic i de l’Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch i la Sala Àmbit Cultural d’El Corte Inglés de Portal de l’Àngel, Barcelona.

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14th Annual International Conference on Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing & Social Aspects

When: 19/05/2014 a 23/05/2014
Where: Athens, Greece
The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students of all areas of sports. Participants can present on sports topics within broad streams...

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A Mirror of our Culture: Sport and Society in America

When: 19/05/2014 a 21/05/2014
Where: Wisconsin, United States
The theme of the third “Sport and Society in America” conference is “Women in Sports.”

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The 1st International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sports Management (“Corporate Social Responsibility: New Alternatives for Sports Management”)

When: 21/05/2014 a 23/05/2014
Where: Granada, Spain.
The conference has adopted an innovative academic-professional format that seeks to present Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a management model...

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3rd International Conference on Science Culture and Sport

When: 24/05/2014 a 26/05/2014
Where: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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III Congress of History and Sport

When: 29/05/2014 a 30/05/2014
Where: Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, New University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
In 2014 is the centenary of the Great War (1914-1918), a moment of rupture in the contemporary history of Portugal, Europe and the World. For that reason,...

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The Academy: A conference for national sports leaders looking for international inspiration

When: 05/06/2014 a 06/06/2014
Where: Lausanne, Switzerland.
'The Academy' is the first conference of its kind, bringing sports leaders from around the world and across different sports together in the home of international...

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CIT: Female bodies, Image and Time. An Interdisciplinary History of Looking

When: 26/06/2014 a 28/06/2014
Where: University of Granada, Spain
This conference will focus on works that tackle the looking at the female body from an interdisciplinary perspective.

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19th annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

When: 02/07/2014 a 05/07/2014
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Play and Space in Literature

When: 04/07/2014 a 05/07/2014
Where: Freie Universitt Berlin, Peter Szondi Institute for Comparative Literature, Berlin, Germany.
The conference aims to analyze the interference of space and play on a motivic as well as on a formal level, and thus, to see how these concepts can be...

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Fifth International Conference on Sport and Society

When: 16/07/2014 a 17/07/2014
Where: Universidade Salgado de Oliveira (UNIVERSO), Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The 2014 conference, beginning just days after the FIFA World Cup Finale, will focus on sport and development. Through this focus, the conference will...

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3rd Global Conference: Sport

When: 30/08/2014 a 01/09/2014
Where: Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom.
This conference, the third global conference on Sport held by IDN, aims to bring together scholars from a wide range of disciplines – sociology, sport...

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4th International Conference for Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

When: 01/09/2014 a 03/09/2014
Where: Loughborough University, United Kingdom.
This conference is dedicated to promoting cutting edge empirical inquiry, advancements in qualitative methods, and debates about methodology, theory,...

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Disability Sport: Changing Lives, Changing Perceptions?

When: 15/09/2014 a 17/09/2014
Where: Coventry University, United Kingdom
This conference will focus on the use of disability sport as a tool for peace, development and social inclusion.

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ISHPES Congress “Global Perspectives on Sports and Physical Culture: From Past to Present”

When: 22/09/2014 a 25/09/2014
Where: Doha
Besides open papers related to sports and physical cultures, the 2014 Congress will focus primarily on the historical aspects of: Olympics and other...

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The ISHPES 2014 Congress - Global Perspectives on Sports and Physical Cultures: From Past to Present

When: 22/09/2014 a 25/09/2014
Where: Qatar University
Besides open papers related to sports and physical cultures, the 2014 Congress will focus primarily on the historical aspects of: - Olympics and other...

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2014 Transnational Lacrosse Conference

When: 02/10/2014 a 04/10/2014
Where: Saint Mary's University (Halifax, Canada)

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ECSS Vienna 2016: 21st annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

When: 06/07/2016 a 09/07/2016
Where: Austria Center Vienna (ACV)

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ECSS MetropolisRuhr 2017. Sport Science in a Metropolitan Area: 22nd annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

When: 05/07/2017 a 08/07/2017
Where: Campus Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

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