Academics from the University of Southern California, the Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), along with representatives of sports organizations such as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and ACB.com, recently gathered to analyze the phenomenon of social networks in the world of sports. The International Symposium on The Management of Social […]
CEO-UAB has held the first research seminar on Olympism and sport, the event took place on Friday 12 December 2014. The purpose of the seminar is to promote the exchange of knowledge about methodologies, resources, approaches, etc. of the various investigations that are being carried out by the junior researchers who are associated with the […]
Event held on 24 October 2012, 19h at the Olympic and Sports Museum Joan Antoni Samaranch in order to promote the significance of this event in our society, CEO-UAB co-organised a Hall of History session devoted to the Barcelona Olympics 92.
The sport historian Juan Antonio Simon, disclosed an aspect which has unfortunately been forgotten by historians of sport: the murky process of choosing the Spanish Olympic bid for the summer Olympic Games in 1972, which concluded, surprisingly, with the Spanish Olympic Committee decision to nominate Madrid versus the Barcelona Olympic project. This work, result of […]
Academics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the University of Sorbonne Paris III and the University of Southern California have analysed the role of sport in the creation and dissemination of the image of cities. The symposium Sport, Space and City: Barcelona, Paris, Los Angeles was held on 17 and 18 October at the UAB Faculty of […]
This week, the Autonomous University of Barcelona has had the honour of receiving Dr. Norbert Müller as invited professor of the International Chair in Olympism for 2012. Dr. Norbert is Emeritus Professor in Sport Sciences at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), founder of the group of research in olympic studies in the same university […]