Category Archives: Rio 2016

Olympic Knowledge Exchange – UK Rio visit

UEL’s Director of the 2012 Office, John Lock, recently returned from a very successful visit to Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia, where all things Olympic and Paralympic were discussed. On a visit organised by Podium, the UK’s FE & HE unit for the Olympic & Paralympic … Continue reading

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New Publication – The Olympic Juggernaut hits Rio de Janeiro: is there a compelling new story?

We are pleased to publish a new piece about Rio’s Olympic developments and urban informality, by Maulik Bansal. “On October 1, 2009, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that the Summer Olympic Games 2016 will be hosted by Rio de … Continue reading

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New Publications Addded

We recently added a number of publications to the site. Four short articles by Maulik Bansal (2011), have been added. Maulik is an urban designer who graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. His Master’s thesis was on the 2016 Olympics … Continue reading

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