A collection of brief essays on my Olympic-related research can be found at the specialist magazine Culture @ the Olympics.


Other specialist publications

Garcia, B. (2014) The Olympic Games Cultural Narrative:  Ceremonies, Cultural Olympiads and Look of the Games as platforms to project the host city and nation”, Russian International Olympic University Herald, 2014(1), pp. 112-120.

Garcia, B. (2012) ‘Stricking a cord‘, in: Olympic Review, issue 83, June, pp. 63-66.

Garcia, B. (2008) ‘Beijing cultural festivals… bigger but not always better, in: Beijing 2008 – Academic Views of the Event, Barcelona: Centre for Olympic Studies.

Garcia, B. (2008) ‘Culture-led regeneration can not resolve structural problems on its own’, Urban Views – EUKN Interviews 2007-2008, European Urban Knowledge Network & Nicis Institute, The Hague, September: 15-17.

Garcia, B. (2008) ‘Impacts 08 – The Liverpool Model. Understanding the impact of culture-led regeneration in Liverpool, 2008 European Capital of Culture’, Journal of the British Urban Regeneration Association, November.

Garcia, B. (2006) ‘Cultural Policy in European Cities’, in: Shrinking Cities: Complete Works 2 (pp. 35-47)

Garcia, B. (2006) ‘Impacts 08 – The Liverpool Model. Understanding the effect of cultural regeneration in the lead to Liverpool 2008 – European Capital of Culture’ in: 8 Days a Week (n1)

Garcia, B. and Miah, A. (2006) ‘Ever decreasing circles. The profile of culture at the Olympics’ in: Locum Destination Review (n 18) (pp. 60- 63)

García, B. (2005) ‘Taking part. Participating in the London Games through sport, arts and education’ in: MailOut. The national magazine for developing participation in the arts (n October/November) (p. 12)

García, B. (2004) “More than a Game. The Value of Olympic arts programming to increase local participation” in: MailOut. The National Magazine for developing participation in the arts. (August/September 2004) (pp. 9-10)

García, B. (2004) “La Dimension Cultural de Macro-Eventos en el 2004. Potenciales y Limitaciones para una Experiencia Sostenible in: Portal Iberoamericano de Gestion Cultural (Eds) Boletin Gestion Cultural (n 6)

García, B. (2003) “Glasgow Lessons can help Liverpool” in: Regeneration & Renewal (4 Jul) (p. 14)

García, B. (2002) “City Fathers Win Medal for Style but last Place in Social Events” in: The Times Higher Education Supplement (11 Oct) (pp. 22-23)

Miah, A. & García, B. (2002) “The Truth about Olympic Truce: Rights, Responsibilities and the Impossibility of Being Global and Apolitical” in: Human Rights Tribune (vol 9, n 1)

Miah, A. & García, B. (2002) “The Olympic Games should happen nowhere or everywhere” in: Spark-Online (issue 31)

García, B. & Miah, A. (2002) “The Olympics is not a sporting event! Arts and culture in the 2002 Winter Olympics” in: Gauntlett, D. (Ed.) Some things about art in cities. A new web project from and

García, B/ (2001) “The Concept of Olympic cultural programmes: origins, evolution and projection” in: Fundamental Lessons in Olympism, Barcelona: Centre for Olympic Studies, UAB

García, B. & Miah, A. (2000) “Olympic ideals and Disney dreams: Opportunities and constraints for cultural representation during Sydney’s Opening Ceremony” in: Human Kinetics: Social Science and Sports News

García, B. (2000) “Olympic Arts Festivals and the Visual Arts”, in: National Association for the Visual Arts Newsletter, September 2000 (pp. 4-5)

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