Global Sport Conversations - Professor Susan Brownell: On spaces and bodies in global sport Mon, 2019-01-07 10:39

Here is our next episode in the Global Sport Conversations Podcast Series. We interviewed Susan Brownell, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Most recently she has co-authored (with Niko Besnier and Thomas F. Carter) The Anthropology of Sport: Bodies, Borders, Biopolitics (University of California Press). She also wrote Beijing’s Games: What the Olympics Mean to China (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008) and edited The 1904 Anthropology Days and Olympic Games: Sport, Race, and American imperialism (University of Nebraska Press, 2008).

More information on Professor Susan Brownell:…susanbrownell.html

About the series:

Global Sport Conversations Podcast Series is a collaborative project between: the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, the Japan Research Centre, the Centre for Media and Film Studies and SOAS Radio. All proudly funded by the Research and Enterprise Office Seedcorn Initiative. The purpose of this podcast series is to explore, with industry and academic experts, the role sport has played in their lives and professional practices. It is an exciting opportunity for a variety of voices and multiple interpretations of the leading question: where does sport fit in global diplomacy?

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