Global Sport Conversations - From Russia with Love: Thoughts on the imminent World Cup Mon, 2019-01-07 10:36

Here is our next episode in the Global Sport Conversations Podcast Series. We interviewed Simon Kuper, a Financial Times columnist and author, who has been at the forefront of journalistic commentary of current affairs with a specialist focus on global football and football tournaments for over three decades. ​Kuper speaks to SOAS academic Dr J Simon Rofe about: his own work, his preparations for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup and some general reflections on the dynamic of sport, diplomacy and football.

More information on Simon Kuper:
www.ft.com/life-arts/simon-kuper
twitter.com/KuperSimon

​Kupers latest text Soccernomics (2018 World Cup Edition) www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/simon…81568587516/

For information on SOAS sport diplomacy and football:
www.soas.ac.uk/sport-diplomacy-and-governance/

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