The Centre for Sport and Sustainability (CSS) is dedicated to improving understandings of the relationships between sport and human and ecological wellbeing, social and economic development, and cultural identity. In recognition of the 10th anniversary of the Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the CSS is hosting a series of public dialogues focused on a […] Read More
In light of the 2018 Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report that told us we have 12 (now 11) years to tackle the climate crisis, collective action is necessary now more than ever. This event is an attempt by UBC’s Climate Hub to promote such action, through their support of the development of […] Read More
For many Indian Residential School survivors, sport was an important source of resilience against the otherwise traumatic conditions of the schools. Based on these experiences, sport has been identified as an important pathway to Indigenous resurgence, with five of the ninety-four Calls to Action emerging from the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission […] Read More
The full version of the ‘Mount Gariwang: An Olympic Casualty‘ documentary is now available! You can watch the original English version, or the Korean version. Both come with the option of closed-captions (click on the ‘cc’ button in the bottom right of the video window). See the English trailer here, and the Korean trailer […] Read More
From Oct. 31 to Nov. 3, scholars from around the globe converged in Vancouver for the 39th annual meeting of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport and a number of emerging and established scholars with ties to the CSS shared their research with an international audience in attendance. On Thursday, November 1st, […] Read More
In partnership with viaSport BC, the UBC School of Kinesiology and UBC Recreation, Level the Field: Disability Inclusion in Sport explores the inclusion/exclusion of people with disabilities in the BC sport sector. The research team, which includes Dr. Andrea Bundon (PI) and Dr. Moss Norman, each from the School of Kinesiology and members of the […] Read More
The Centre is dedicated to improving understandings of the relationships between sport and human and ecological wellbeing, social and economic development, and cultural identity.