CfP: 14th International Symposium for Olympic and Paralympic Studies, Western University, Oct 2018

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Call for Papers
October 12, 2018 to October 14, 2018
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Sport History / Studies, Communication, Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies


Global Faultlines in Olympic and Paralympic Sport.
14th International Symposium for Olympic and Paralympic Research
October 12-14, 2018
Western University, London, Canada

- Call for Abstracts - 

The 14th International Symposium for Olympic Research, will be hosted by the International Centre for Olympic Studies (ICOS) on the campus of Western University, London, Canada, on the weekend of October 12-14, 2018.

Scholars, researchers, students, and professionals interested in the socio-cultural study of the modern Olympic or Paralympic Games are invited to submit abstracts for conference presentations. Papers in the areas of history, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, political science, cultural studies, and sport management, as well as other disciplines that contribute to our cultural understanding of the Olympic and Paralymapic Games are particularly encouraged. Proposals for thematic sessions are also invited.

Western University is located on the banks of the Thames River in London, Canada. London has an international airport with regular convenient connections to both Toronto Pearson and Detroit Wayne County International Airports.

Program Committee

The program committee consists of Robert K. Barney, Michael Heine, and Laura Misener. 

Please check the conference page on the ICOS web site ( for up-to-date information, and abstract submission instructions.

Contact Info: 

Please direct all inquiries to Michael Heine, Director, International Centre for Olympic Studies, Western University, London, Canada

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