Olympic Legacies (29-30 March, 2008, Oxford)

Olympic Legacies
29-30 March 2008
St Antony’s College, Oxford
South Asian Studies Programme
Asian Studies Centre, St Antony’s College, Oxford
St Antony’s College, Oxford, OX2 6JF, UK · Tel: (01865) 274559 ·
Fax: (01865) 274559, Email: asian@sant.ox.ac.uk
Hosts: St Antony’s College, Oxford, La Trobe University, Melbourne and Taylor & Francis Group.


8.30-9.15 am: Breakfast at St John’s College

9.45-10.30 am: Registration at St Antony’s College

10.30-10.40 am: Inaugural comments – David Washbrook (St. Antony’s College, Oxford)

10.40-10.50 am: J.A. Mangan (Founding and Executive Academic Editor, ‘International Journal of the History of Sport’)

IJHS-25 plus

10.50-11.00 am: Jonathan Manley (Publisher, Taylor and Francis Sports Journals) – The Evolution of Information and Communication in Sport Studies

11.00 am-12.00 pm: First Keynote Address – John J. MacAloon (University of Chicago) – ‘Legacy’ and the Dilemma of the Olympic Movement

Discussant: Brian Stoddart (La Trobe University, Melbourne)

12.00-12.15 pm: Coffee Break

12.15-1.30 pm: Panel 1 – Olympic Legacies: Overview

Bruce Kidd (University of Toronto) – The Ideological Legacies of the Olympic Games

Hans M. Westerbeek (La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia) – Amsterdam 1928 – Amsterdam 2028: On past and future legacies

Jean-Loup Chappelet, (Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP), Lausanne) – Olympic Environmental  Concerns as a Legacy of the Winter Games
Discussant: David Washbrook (St. Antony’s College, Oxford)

1.30-2.30 pm: Lunch

2.30-3.45 pm: Panel 2 – Olympic Legacies Overview

John Hughson (University of Central Lancashire) – The Legacy of Olympic Game’s Films: The Case of Melbourne 1956

Joseph Maguire (Loughborough University) – Branding and Consumption in the IOCs ‘Celebrate Humanity’ Advertisements: Hidden Messages

Mark Dyreson, and Matthew Llewellyn (Penn State University) – The Olympic Legacy of Los Angeles

Discussant: Bruce Kidd (University of Toronto)

3.45-4.00 pm: Tea break

4.00-5.15 pm: Panel 3 – Far Eastern Olympic Issues

Dong Jinxia (Peking University) and J.A. Mangan (Founding and Executive Academic Editor, ‘International Journal of the History of Sport’) – Beijing Olympics Legacies:  Certain Intentions and Certain  and Uncertain Outcomes

Dolores Martinez (School of Oriental and African Studies) – The Legacy of the 1964 Tokyo Olympiad

Brian Bridges (Lingnan University, Hong Kong) – The Seoul Olympics: Economic Miracle Meets the World

Discussant: John MacAloon (University of Chicago)

6.30-7.00 pm: T&F Reception and Release of Ceremonial First Day Cover specially designed for the conference by Terry Mitchell of Chapman and Mitchell Covers.

7.00 pm: Conference Dinner

8.30-9.15 am: Breakfast at St John’s College

10.00-10.15 am: Tea and Coffee

10.15 am-12.00 pm: Panel 4 – South Asian Olympic and (Imperial) Issues

Ronojoy Sen (Associate Editor, Times of India) – Playing Under Empire: Indian Sportspersons and Questions of Identity in Colonial India
Boria Majumdar (La Trobe University, Melbourne) – Games of Self-Respect: A Colony at the Olympics
Nalin Mehta (Deputy News Editor, Times Now Television, India) – The Golden Legacy: Hockey and India’s Olympic Encounter

Kausik Bandyopadhyay (Maulana Azad Institute of Advanced Studies, Kolkata) – Uncovering the Sleeping Giant Syndrome: India in Olympic Football

Discussant: J. A. Mangan (Founding and Executive Academic Editor, ‘International Journal of the History of Sport’)

12.00-12.15 pm: Tea Break

12.15-1.15 pm: Panel 5 – Western Olympic Issues

Gavin Poynter (University of East London) – London 2012: The Regeneration Game(s)

Charles Davis – Searching for the Greatest Olympic Performances, Using a Complete Summer Olympics Database

Discussant: Mark Dyreson (Penn State University)

1.15-2.30 pm: Lunch

2.30-3.30 pm: 2nd Keynote Address – Malcolm Speed (Chief Executive, International Cricket Council) – Cricket and the Olympics: A potential legacy

3.30-3.45 pm: Tea Break

3.45-4.45 pm: Final Keynote Address – Brian Stoddart (Former Vice Chancellor, La Trobe University, Melbourne) – The Olympic Movement and Geopolitical Legacies.
4.45-5.15 pm: Concluding Session
4.45-5.00 pm: David Washbrook (St Antony’s College, Oxford) – Summing up
5.00-5.15 pm: Hans Westerbeek (La Trobe University, Melbourne) – Closing Remarks and Vote of Thanks