Job: Honorary Visiting Research Fellow
Faculty: Arts, Design and Humanities
School/department: School of Humanities
Research group(s): International Centre for Sports History and Culture
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
Social Media: www.sept.info/blog/gregory-g-quin/
Dr Grégory Quin is an honorary visiting research fellow in the International Centre for Sports History and Culture at De Montfort University in Leicester. He has a wide range of interests around sports history, especially in an international framework. His publications include works on the history of European processes of the beginning of physiotherapy (on a comparative basis between several European traditions), on football history during the interwar period and also on the history of rhythmic gymnastics in the second half of the Twentieth century. He is currently co-authoring and editing a book on the history of sports medicine in Europe, from 1945 to the present, including some translations and totally new research inside the archives of sports medicine. He has already received several grants from different institutions to develop his research (UEFA, CEOF, etc.)
International Centre for Sports History and Culture
Grégory’s research topics are all focused around international dimensions and processes of the history of modern sports and gymnastics across Europe between the early 19th and late 20th centuries. After several years of research, he knows well a great number of archives’ conservation site (FIFA; UEFA, IOC, FA, National Archives, National Libraries, etc.), in which he often search for original documents.
PhD from University of Lausanne (Switzerland) and University Paris Descartes (France)MSc History (University of Strasbourg (France))MSc Sport Science (University of Strasbourg (France))
Grégory Quin will organize, together with Philippe Vonnard, two conferences about sport history during the Twentieth Century, the first one about European football (Winter 2015) and the second one about sports during the Cold War (in Barcelona in July 2015).