C12.14 / C12.07 / C12.15 / C12.39 / C12.30 / Mega Event Planning Research Group, Michigan State University

Session: Mega Event Planning; Urban Impacts and Legacies

Chairpersons: Valerie Viehoff, Mark Wilson

Italian social centres challenging post industrial governance and mega events in Genoa, Turin and Milan         

Anna Casaglia, Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Milano Bicocca


The urban impact and legacy of sports mega-events: The Barcelona model and a critical evaluation of London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016          

Gilmar Mascarenhas, Geography Department, State University of Rio de Janeiro


Tax planning for the Soccer World Cup       

Karolina Tetlak, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw


Planning for sustainable legacies: A comparative study of Munich 1972 and London 2012

Valerie Viehoff, University of East London


Borders, spaces and mega-events in Eastern Europe: The case of Euro-2012 in Lviv       

Andrey Makarychev (1), Alexandra Yatsyk (2)

(1) Institute of Government and Politics, University of Tartu

(2) Department of Journalism, Kazan Federal University