Aula d'Història (Hall of History), is a platform created with the aim of promoting the sport's history in all its aspects. The initiative is promoted by the Centre for Olympic Studies and Sports J. A. Samaranch at the Barcelona Olympic Foundation, with the collaboration of the university centres CEO-UAB, UVIC, INEFC and Blanquerna.
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 […]
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 […]