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The CEO - UAB

Olympic Chair

Internationally renowned academic experts in social sciences and humanities are invited every year to become visiting professors of the International Chair in Olympism (IOC-UAB) in order to contribute to the development of a line of research and to the scientific dissemination of a specific aspect of the Olympic phenomenon.

As holders of the Chair, these experts take part in the CEO-UAB’s research projects, contribute to the dissemination of academic content and give talks and seminars organised during their research period at the UAB.

2012

Norbert Müller
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany)
Topic: Devoted to Pierre de Coubertin

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2011

Gavin Poynter
East London Research Institute (United Kingdom)
Topic: Devoted to Olympic Cities

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2010

Andrew Billings
Clemson University - South Carolina(United States)
Topic: Devoted to the media image of women in olympics and sport in general

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2009

Raymond Boyle
University of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Topic: Devoted to sport and new media

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2007

Susan Brownell
University of Missouri - St. Louis (United States)
Topic: Devoted to the cultural aspects of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

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2006

Deanna Binder
University of Alberta (Canada)
Topic: Devoted to olympic education

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2005

Roy Panagiotopoulou
University of Athens (Greece)
Topic: Devoted to the media coverage and citizen participation in the Olympic Games, in particular Athens 2004

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2004

Lamartine DaCosta
Universidade Gama Filho (Brasil)
Topic: Devoted to the values of sport

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2003

Jim Parry
University of Leeds (United Kingdom)
Topic: Devoted to sport ethics and education

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2002

Richard Cashman
University of New South Wales (Australia)
Topic: Devoted to the legacy of the Olympic Games, in particular Sydney 2000

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2001

Jill Haynes
National Sport Information Centre, Australian Sports Commission (Australia)
Topic: Devoted the sport information and documentation

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2000

Laurence Chalip
University of Texas (Estados Unidos)
Topic: Devoted to the impact of the Olympic Games on sport and tourism policies in the host city

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1999

“In memoriam” Fernand Landry
University of Toronto (Canada)
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1999

Kang Shin-pyo
University of Inje (South Korea)
Topic: Devoted to the cultural dimensions of the Olympic Games, in particular Seul'88

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1998

Anita DeFrantz
Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles (United States)
Topic: Devoted to sport for all

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1997

Nancy Rivenburgh
University of Washington (United States)
Topic: Devoted to television, cultural exchanges and the Olympic Games

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1996

Bruce Kidd
University of Toronto (Canada)
Topic: Devoted to athletes and the olympic villages

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1995

John MacAloon
University of Chicago (United States)
Topic: Devoted to the cultural dimension of the olympic ceremonies

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