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Abstract and Paper Submission Time Line

July 30, 2018 Abstract submission deadline. CLOSED.
ongoing Notification of acceptance within two weeks of abstract submission
August 31, 2018 Deadline for submission of full papers
Sep 14, 2018 Review responses for full papers
Sep 21, 2018 Deadline for submission of final papers and of final abstracts for inclusion in
the Symposium Proceedings

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  1. All authors must be present at the Symposium and deliver the paper, for the abstract and / or paper to be included in the Symposium Proceedings
  2. Submit the abstract in Acrobat pdf or any of the MS-Word or Libre/OpenOffice file formats. Preferred file formats: *.pdf or *.rtf 
    File naming: Please use only the author's (or first author's) last name, e.g., miller.rtf
  3. On page 1 at the top, include the name of the author(s) as you wish it/them to appear in the program
    1. institutional affiliation(s) and position(s)
    2. the contact information for the corresponding author
    3. Below this information follows the paper's title
    4. followed by a 300-500 word abstract.
  4. The abstract should include the question(s) addressed in the paper
    1. Information on the evidence to be used
    2. A precise statement of the argument and conclusion
    3. The paper's significance for our understanding of the Olympic / Paralympic issue(s) discussed
    4. Following the abstract, please provide one or two broad thematic session topics that the paper might be suitable for.
  1. Please send all abstracts to Michael HeineRobert Barney, and Laura Misener.

Paper Submission Guidelines

  1. Scholars wishing to submit their papers for inclusion in the Symposium Proceedings must adhere specifically to the time line listed above.
  2. Maximum length for papers is 3,500 words plus endnotes.
  3. Authors must prepare manuscripts using the ICOS style guidelines. A copy can be downloaded here (pdf). Please consult the guidelines before submitting your paper. Papers that do not follow the ICOS style guidelines will be returned to authors prior to the peer review for formal corrections.

Open Access Distribution

  1. Submission of abstracts and papers for inclusion in the Symposium Proceedings indicates implicit acceptance of open-access online distribution through the LA84 Foundation on behalf of the International Centre for Olympic Studies.

Questions ?

Please contact Michael Heine, Director ICOS regarding questions and inquiries.