“Opportunities and limits of the Olympic Movement for international understanding and peace in the context of current time“
The European Olympic Academies launched a new event series called “EOA Seminars”. In this series of regional workshops, experts and NOA delegates explore current issues in the Olympic Movement and means to apply them to the practice of the National Olympic Academies. At the same time, this setting provides a forum for academies from neighbouring countries to meet and share their knowledge and expertise.
The first edition will be hosted by the Lithuanian Olympic Academy at Klaipeda University on 24-26 August 2022 and will will geographically cover the north-east of Europe.
Online Event schedule
Thursday 25 August 2022
|8:00 CEST / 9:00 EEST||Opening of the seminar|
|8:15 CEST / 9:15 EEST||Introduction to the topic|
|8:45 CEST / 9:45 EEST||Lecture session|
Prof. Dionyssis Gangas, International Olympic Academy:
“The Olympic Movement as a soft power in the international political environment”
Dr. Ansgar Molzberger, German Sport University Cologne:
“Sport between its own world and the political reality: A history of the modern Olympic Games – an overview”
Prof. Dr. Mariia Bulatova, Olympic Academy of Ukraine:
“The Olympic Truce: history and modernity”
Prof. Jim Parry, Charles University in Prague:
“Can sport really be a tool for peace?”
|10:45 CEST / 11:45 EEST||Lunch break|
|13:30 CEST / 14:30 EEST||Study presentation|
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Olga Kuvaldina, Klaipeda University
“Protecting Ukraine’s sporting talent: the top 10 needs of Ukraine’s Olympic sports in hostile conditions”
|14:00 CEST / 15:00 EEST||Panel discussion|
“The war in the Ukraine: What can the Olympic Movement achieve?”
|15:30 CEST / 16:30 EEST||Closing of the seminar|
Registration form – online participation
After the registration free of charge, you will receive an automatic confirmation via email. Should you not receive this email, please try again. The Zoom link to access the seminar will be sent on August 25 in the morning.
The registration is closed.
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