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Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 6:00PM
Museum of London

Olympism: Education

Dr Jim Parry

Education through sport is seen as the cornerstone of Olympic ideology. How has this key aim been implemented by London 2012?

Other lectures in this series are as follows:
     Ethics and Politics - 1 February 2011
     Fair Play - 29 February 2011 

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Dr Jim Parry has been the Head of Department of Philosophy at the University of Leeds. His work specialises in Applied Ethics and Political Philosophy. He was formerly a high school teacher of PE and English, and worked for many years in teacher training. He is a former professional footballer, has a book series in Ethics and Sport, and is Founding Director of the British Olympic Academy. He has been an International Professor of Olympic Studies at the University of Ghent, Belgium and is currently a Visiting Professor at Charles University Prague.

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15 February 2012

Olympism: Education
Dr Jim Parry

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