Monthly Archives: January 2012

Architectural Design – two Olympic articles

The latest edition of Architectural Design has two articles of interest for Olympics scholars. Hattie Hartman takes us through the Olympic developments in Stratford just in time for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, article found here. And David Littlefield reflects … Continue reading

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New Presentation added: Mega Events and the Urban Economy

We have just added a new presentation that was delivered by Prof. Gavin Poynter in Barcelona recently entitled Mega Events and the Urban Economy: What can Olympic Cities Learn from Each Other? Abstract Cities have sought to host sports mega events … Continue reading

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UEL’s Prof. Gavin Poynter’s expertise recognised by Barcelona University

Congratulations to UEL’s Prof. Gavin Poynter, who has recently been invited by the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona to be the professor of the International Chair in Olympism for this year. Each year, the University invites internationally renowned academic experts to … Continue reading

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Olympic Studies Research Assistant – Job Opportunity

The University of East London is seeking a highly-motivated Research Assistant to lead on the organisation of an international academic conference at UEL in 2013 which will focus on the impacts of Mega-Events on host cities, looking back at the … Continue reading

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