Call for Papers: Vol. 5 (2022), Media, Society and Cycling Cultures


This call for papers invites articles focusing on the increasing mediatization and platformization of the experience of cycling. DEADLINE ESTESA al 31 MARZO 2022: la deadline per l'invio degli abstract relativi alla call for papers "Media, Society, and Cycling Cultures" è estesa al 31 marzo 2022.

EXTENDED DEADLINE until 31th MARCH, 2022: the deadline for submitting abstracts related to the "Media, Society, and Cycling Cultures" call for papers is extended to March 31, 2022. Read more about Call for Papers: Vol. 5 (2022), Media, Society and Cycling Cultures

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Vol 4 No 2 (2021): Global Maradona: man, athlete, celebrity, idol, hero, myth

The FUNES and ERACLE journals joint special issue aims to investigate, along a comparative spectrum, the global and local extent of the Maradona phenomenon.

It is hard to find, in the champions pantheon of the sport history, a person who has experienced the same public consideration as the one for Diego Armando Maradona. Always on the stage, always drawing everyone’s attention, never an ordinary man.

If both in Argentina and in Naples the “pibe de oro” has easily become a significant icon of popular culture and tradition, on an international scale the resonance of his figure and the planetary roar generated by his death, lead us to reflect upon a global cultural phenomenon full of facets, interpretations and multiple considerations.


Published: 2022-02-21

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