Webinar:  Sport, Politics, Peace, and Development - Monday, November 28, 2022

 

 

Webinar:  Sport, Politics, Peace, and Development - Monday, November 28, 2022

 

We invite you to a series of zoom seminars on Sport, Politics, Peace and Development. The seminars will all take place on November 28th and are designed to overlap with the early stages of the World Cup soccer tournament in Qatar. They will take place the day before a group stage soccer match between the USA and Iran. The event is co-sponsored by the School of Peace and Conflict Studies at Kent State University (KSU), the School of Media and Journalism at KSU, the Gerald H. Read Center for International and Intercultural Education at KSU, and the Department of Peace Studies and International Development at Bradford University, UK. There will be a series of three zoom sessions throughout the day featuring speakers from universities in Canada, Ireland, Rwanda, the UK, and the USA, as well as a representative of FC Barcelona Foundation, the charitable arm of Barcelona soccer club.

 

Please click the link to join the webinar: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81535025293

Session One: 10-11.45: Protest, Politics, and Performative Allyship: The cultural and political implications of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Speakers:

Dr Michel Butterworth, University of Texas at Austin, USA

Director, Center for Sports and Communication & Media, Gov. Ann W. Richards Chair, Texas Program in Sports and Media, and Professor, Dept of Communications

 

Dr Rory McGrath, Southampton Solent University, UK

Associate Professor, School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

 

Dr Molly K. Yanity, Quinnipiac University, USA

Chair of Journalism, Director of the Graduate Program in Journalism and Associate Professor of Journalism

 

Dr Ann Pegoraro, University of Guelph, USA

Lang Chair in Sport Management, Dept of Management, Gordon S. Lang School of Business & Economics and Director of the International Institute for Sport Business & Leadership

 

Moderator: Dr Danielle Sarver Coombs, Kent State University, USA,

School of Media and Journalism

 

Please click the link to join the webinar: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85149883078

 

 

Session 2: 12-1.45: Scoring Goals for Sustainability and Peace

Speakers:

Dr Tom Woodhouse. University of Bradford, UK

Emeritus Professor, Department of Peace Studies and International Development, Member of the Advisory Board for the Independent Football Ombudsman and Curator: https://www.football4community.co.uk/

 

Yolanda Antin, Partnership Coordinator, FC Barcelona Foundation (Fundacio Barca)

Board Member, European Football for Development Network

 

Wayne Jacobs, Co-founder, and CEO, One in a Million

Former professional football (soccer) player and Assistant Manager, Sheffield Wednesday Football Club

 

Moderator: Dr Prathivadi Anand, University of Bradford, UK

Head of Department of Peace Studies and International Development at Bradford University and Professor of Public Policy and Sustainability.

 

 

Please click the link to join the webinar: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81614983719

 

Session 3: 2-3.30 pm: Using Sport to Build Peace After Conflict: Case Studies of Rwanda and Northern Ireland


Dr David Mitchell, Trinity College, Dublin

Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation at Trinity College, Dublin

 

Dr Sylvestre Nzahabwanayo, University of Rwanda

Associate Professor in Philosophy of Education

 

Moderator: Dr Landon Hancock, Kent State University, USA

Professor, Peace and Conflict Studies

 

Please click the link to join the webinar: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81535025293

 

 

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POSTED: Sunday, November 27, 2022 01:30 PM
Updated: Thursday, February 09, 2023 03:18 AM