The Circle U.’lympics project, supported by Circle U. European university alliance and organised by Université Paris Cité’s Sports Science Department (STAPS), King’s College, London and the University of Aarhus, invites you to a series of web conferences from January to April on the theme of the Olympic Games. Join us online!
Circle U. European university alliance: Université Paris Cité, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, King’s College, London, UCLouvain, University of Oslo, Aarhus University, University of Belgrade, University of Pisa and University of Vienna
- Université Paris Cité students and adminstrative staff
- Circle U. students from the partner universities
- General public, anyone interested in the topic of the Olympic Games
The Circle U.’lympics project aims to provide a 360-degree interdisciplinary vision of the Olympic Games, and to share research within the Circle U. European university alliance.
The web conferences will take place once a month in hybrid form starting from January 31, 2024 to April 26, 2024. Athletes, researchers and doctoral students from Circle U.’s 9 partner universities will speak on the themes of Physical Activity, Sports and Artistic Sciences and Olympism, aiming to enhance the Olympic culture of our students and all those taking part in these events. The conferences will be held in English.
January 31st 2024 Historical and ethical perspectives on the Olympic Games
The Olympic games and its similarities with religion – from a historical and contemporary perspective.
Speaker : Marianne Q Fibiger, Aarhus University
Ethic Agency of Olympiens : A New Moral Sport
Speaker : Bernard Andrieu, Université Paris Cité
February 15th 2024 Participation and performance perspectives
Should Russian and Belarusian athletes be excluded from the Paris Olympics?
Speaker : Verner Møller, Aarhus University
March 13th 2024 What does it take to compete in the Olympic Games?
Importance of Nutrition to Win Medals.
Speaker : Louise Deldicque, UCLouvain
Olympic Synergy: Paris 2024 and the Intersection of Active Living, Public Spaces, and Sustainability
Speaker : Professor Milena Vukmirovic, University of Belgrade
April 10th 2024 Panel Discussion
Sustainability, Gender or Governance.
Speaker : Géraldine Zeimers, UCLouvain
Former or current students taking part in the Olympics will share their experience (speaker panel to be confirmed)
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