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International Conference on Historical and Contemporary Issues in Olympic Studies

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The Olympic Studies Centre which is located within the Department of Sport and Movement Studies at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa is hosting a conference in collaboration with the Olympic Studies Centre of the German Sport University Cologne entitled Historical and Contemporary Issues in Olympic Studies.

With the first ever international Olympic Studies Conference in Africa, you can now interact with the world’s most renowned scholars who will address the following thematic fields:

  1. Olympic Education, Values & Culture
  2. Governance of Olympic Sport: Actors, Development and Trends
  3. Contemporary Challenges of the Olympic Movement
  4. The Olympic Movement in Africa
  5. ​Olympic Practices in Southern Africa
There will be ample opportunities to engage with the experts in these fields.

DATE: 30 November – 2 December 2015
VENUE: University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park 
Bunting Road Campus, Johannesburg, South Africa
CONTACT PERSON: kmaistry@uj.ac.za

COST: R6 500.00

Click here to download a full conference programme.

A call for e-posters 
Delegates are encouraged submit e-posters on any of the thematic fields by 27 October 2015. Click here for the guidelines for submission of e-posters​.

Accommodation 
The Garden Court Hotel and the Auckland Lodge are offering conference rates and are in easy travelling distance of the conference venues. To avoid disappointment please book early. 
www.aucklandlodge.co.za/
www.tsogosunhotels.com/garden-court/milpark/

About the University of Johannesburg Olympic Studies Centre 

The University of Johannesburg Olympic Studies Centre (UJ-OSC) was launched in 2014 as a hub of reference that drives Olympic studies on the African continent. This Centre and others like it around the world are dedicated to sharing the principles and practices of Olympic philosophies and activities with professi​onals and researchers.​​