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 Centre and Barbara Destefanis,...
An Olympic Mosaic: Multidisciplinary Research and Dissemination of Olympic Studies. CEO-UAB: 20 Years
Emilio Fernández Peña; Berta Cerezuela; Miquel Gómez Benosa; Chris Kennett; Miquel de Moragas Spà
An Olympic Mosaic tackles Olympic studies from the wealth and interconnection of the different phenomena that constitute them: media and the new media, economics, legacy, gender, information management,...
The concept of olympic cultural programmes
This paper offers a perspective on the origins and evolution of the concept of Olympic cultural program. The two initial sections present a review of the historical background of the cultural program,...
WP049 | The Cultural Olympiad of Barcelona in 1992: Good Points and Bad Points. Lessons for the Future
Miquel de Moragas
WP095 | Olimpismo, comunicación y cultura
Miquel de Moragas
WP018 | La Cultura mediterránea en los Juegos Olímpicos de Barcelona'92
Miquel de Moragas
WP010 | L’experiència dels darrers vint anys: una anàlisi comparativa de les cerimònies olímpiques
The Legacy of the Olympic Games 1984-2000: International Symposium Lausanne, 14th, 15th and 16th November 2002
Moragas i Spà, Miquel; Chris Kennett; Nuria Puig
The book contains edited proceedings of the 5th Symposium of the International Chair in Olympism (IOC-UAB), held in November 2002 at the Olympic Museum Lausanne. Over 150 experts involved in Olympic Games...
Olympic Ceremonies: historical continuity and cultural exchange (International Symposium on Olympic Ceremonies, Barcelona-Lausanne, November, 1995)
Miquel de Moragas i Spà; John MacAloon; Montserrat Llinés
The book contains a selection of debates and a compilation of papers presented at the 1st Symposium of the International Chair in Olympism (IOC-UAB) on Olympic Ceremonies, held in 1995 at the Olympic...
Lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame : technical specifications of the Olympic torch relay
Paper given at the 36th Session of the International Olympic Academy (Olympia, 1996) on the lighting ceremony of the Olympic torch. The roots of the torch relay lie in ancient Greece, where it started...
Recommendations World Forum on Education, Culture and Sports: education and sport at the service of
Final recommendation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Forum (Barcelona, 2004) held as part of the Universal Forum of Cultures - Barcelona 2004. The Forum reiterates all of the important aspects...
Winter Olympic Games : fundamentals and ceremonies
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
Guide published by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the occasion of the Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Olympic Games. The guide, addressed to journalists from the radio, press and television,...
Opening ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
Factsheet published by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Information Centre in February 2008 providing general information on the opening ceremony of the winter Olympic Games. The document provides...
Conclusions and recommendations : International Symposium on Olympic Ceremonies. Historical Continuity and Cultural Exchange
International Symposium on Olympic Ceremonies
In 1995, under the auspices of the International Chair of Olympism (UAB-IOC) and the Olympic Museum, over fifty representatives from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Olympic Organizing Committees...
Olympic ideals and Disney dreams: cultural representation at the opening ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Games
The essay, published in the electronic academic magazine Culture @ the Olympics: issues, trends, and perspectives (vol. 2, 2000), focuses on two binary aspects of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games:...
Aesthetics and Sport in the Olympic Flame Torch Relay : an Historical Analysis From 1936-1996
Elizabeth A. Hanley
Paper presented to the Third International Symposium for Olympic Research (Ontario, 1996) explaining the importance of the torch relay in the modern Olympics. Covering a wide variety of topics, the article...
Political influence and the Olympic flame
Article published in the Journal of Olympic History (vol. 7, no. 1, Winter 1999) demonstrating various examples of the political advertising that has occurred with the torch beginning in 1936 in...
Olympic flame and torch : running towards Sydney 2000
Paper given at the Fourth International Symposium for Olympic Research (Ontario, 1998) that defines the history and the importance of the Olympic flame and torch over the years, as well as a complete...
Forum of the IOC and its cultural policy
Monographic issue of The Sport Journal (vol. 3, no. 1, Winter 2000) on the Forum on Olympism and Culture (Lausanne, 2000). The Forum includes contributions on various themes such as the Cultural...
Paper given at the 15th Session of the International Olympic Academy (Olympia, 1975). The lecturer begins by noting how Greek mythology, through Prometheus, had led mankind to use the flame. He continues...
The friendly games—The ‘official’ IOC film of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics as historical record
Artists and athletes : a perspective on the 2002 Olympic Arts Festival
Raymond T Grant
Article published in The Sport Journal (vol. 5, no. 41, Winter 2002) dealing with the Olympic Arts Festival for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City and its role in the winter Games....
Cultural Olympiad 2001-2004
Official site of the Cultural Olympiad for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games providing general overview on its philosophy and programme. The programme seeks to reinforce the cultural importance of the general...
Securing sustainable legacies through cultural programming in sporting events
Paper originally presented at the Symposium The Legacy of the Olympic Games: 1984-2000 (Lausanne, 14-16 November 2002), and published in the electronic academic magazine Culture @ the Olympics: issues,...
Ever Decreasing Circles? The Profile of Culture at the Olympics
Beatriz Garcia; Andy Miah
Article published in the electronic academic magazine Culture @ the Olympics: issues, trends and perspectives (vol 9, 2007). These two authors work together to outline the great success of Torino,...
Towards a Cultural Policy for Great Events. Local and Global Issues in the Definition of the Olympic Games Cultural Programme. Lessons from the Sydney Olympic Arts Festivals 1997-2000
Doctoral thesis submitted at the UAB in 2000, that studies the “current state and application of cultural policy principles in the production of a great event’s cultural programme. The thesis departs...
Olympic Arts Program: An Alternative Model
Paper given in the Fifth International Symposium for Olympic Research (Ontario, 2000). The author addresses the continuing problem of the lack of recognition of the Olympic Arts Festival in comparison...
Sport, environment and culture
Religiosity as a main element in the ancient Olympic Games
The purpose of this essay is to explore the factors which linked the ancient Olympic Games with the religious feelings and practices of ancient Greek society. From their origins in prehistoric times the...
Olympic torch relay : a link between ancient and modern Olympic Games
Lecture given at the 36th Session of the International Olympic Academy (Olympia,1996). The lecturer first gave a mythological explanation of the torch relay: in honour of Prometheus, fire, a torch run...