After Paris was awarded the hosting of the 2024 Olympic Games, the University Paris-Est began building an observatory to support and evaluate the effects of this mega-event in the Paris region. This first international congress is an opportunity to bring together international experts to discuss methods and tools for support and assessment.
The issue is by nature multidisciplinary. Contributions from all disciplines and interdisciplinary work, where possible, will be welcome. The participants' papers should relate to the topics below.
Collection Description: This collection of 269 stereoscopic glass plate negatives contains images of several sports events in the cities of Antwerp and of Ghent in the years between 1904 and 1920.
With Anaïs Bohuon, we are organizing a panel during the conference of the « Société Française d'Histoire des Sciences et des Techniques », which will be held in Strasbourg between the 19th and the 21st of April 2017.
The panel is entitled « 1968 … a revolutionary year ? Contributions to a social and cultural history of sports medicine ». It aims to target particularly 1968 as a turning point in the history of sports medicine and more broadly of sports history.