Global Sport Conversations - When Sport Meets Diplomacy and Governance Mon, 2019-01-07 10:33

Here is our next episode in the Global Sport Conversations Podcast Series. Today we interview Dr. J Simon Rofe and Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff, who respectively, have been at the forefront of academic scholarship in and around sport diplomacy across the past decade or so. Simon and Lindsay speak to Verity about their own perspectives on: what is sport diplomacy and governance; who benefits, in particular, is an athlete a diplomat? And some thoughts on the future of the debate.

For more information on today’s speakers please check out the following:
Simon’s profile – www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff74153.php
A recent piece from Simon – eprints.soas.ac.uk/22167/
Lindsay’s website – www.lindsaysarahkrasnoff.com/
A forthcoming edited text by Simon and with a contribution from Lindsay – www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781526131058/

About the Podcast:
The 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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