The Culture @ the Olympics team is in Rio throughout the 2016 Olympic Games, as we have done since 2000 across nine Olympic cities. We are documenting and reporting on the Olympic Games cultural dimensions from all relevant angles.[…]
Culture @ the Olympics editor, Dr Beatriz Garcia is in Brazil during the first week in August 2015 to meet with key figures behind Rio’s 2016 Olympic Games preparations, as part of my assessment of the[…]
On the 6th of February, 2010, to coincide with the opening of CODE Live at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, the Cultural Olympiad 2010 and Emily Carr presented a one-day forum that brought together national and international artists, (many of which were exhibiting work within CODE) curators and thinkers for a series of dialogues on the relationships between digital technologies and creative practices today.
Continuing from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Andy Miah, Co-Editor in Chief for C@tO, will be writing again for the Huffington Post during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. The HuffPo is one of the USA’s[…]
During Vancouver 2010, C@tO will be working with W2 in Vancouver to run a series of debates and the Fresh Media conference on 22nd February. The focus for this conference will be to discuss how[…]
A note from our editors Since the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, C@tO has developed a niche for studies of the Olympic Movement, focusing on the intersection between practioner, scholar and media. It has had a[…]
Intellectual Muscle is an eclectic series of talks by prominent and up-and-coming Canadian intellectuals on topics related to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Public lectures will be delivered at universities across Canada and made available online in podcast form. The online program will include polls, discussion forums and other interactive features, providing Canadians with a unique opportunity to participate in a series of national dialogues.
Call for Papers Journal of Sport & Tourism Special issue: Sport, Tourism and the Olympic Games Deadline for submission: 8 January 2010 Purpose of the special issue: Every four years the gaze of the public[…]
The International Olympic Committee and the Olympic System The governance of world sport Series: Global Institutions Jean-Loup Chappelet, Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration, Lausanne, Switzerland This book provides, in a clear and readable form,[…]
The ISOH has recently started a blog: http://blog.isoh.org/