International Centre for Olympic Studies

International Symposia for Olympic Research

13th International Symposium Has Concluded

The 2016 International Symposium for Olympic Research has concluded. It was held on the weekend of July 29-31, 2016, and co-hosted by ICOS, and ARETE - Centro de Estudos Olímpicos / Centre of Olympic Studies, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Vitória, Brazil. Conference venue was the Bristol Century Plaza Hotel, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brasil.

A detailed Symposium report is available here.

Background Information

During each Olympic year, the International Centre for Olympic Studies hosts the biennial International Symposium for Olympic Research. The first Symposium was organized in 1992, the most recent - twelfth - iteration was hosted at Western University in October of 2014. While the Symposium is usually hosted at the University of Western Ontario, the 2000 Symposium was jointly hosted with the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia; the 2008 Symposium was jointly hosted by ICOS and Capital University of Physical Education, Beijing, PRC, on the campus of Capital University. The 2016 Symposium was held in an Olympic country again, hosted jointly by ICOS and Arete in Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil

Symposium Proceedings

The Symposium Proceedings for the years 1992-2010 contain the peer-reviewed full-length versions of Symposium presentations; the Proceedings for 2012 and on contain either the full-lenght text or the presentation abstract only. Further information on the Proceedings, tables of contents of past Proceedings, availability and ordering information, can be found here.