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Sunday, March 15 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sports Mega-Events: Do They Have a Future?

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Jules Boykoff

Assoc Professor, Pacific University
Jules Boykoff, Professor of Political Science at Pacific University in Oregon, is one of the world’s leading experts on political activism and the Olympic Games, and has published numerous essays on these issues in "The New York Times" and the "The Guardian." Jules’s two most... Read More →
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Ben Carrington

Professor, The University of Texas at Austin
Ben Carrington is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin, and widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on the sociology and politics of sports. He has published four books on sports, culture, race and identity; his most recent book is an anthology... Read More →

Piara Powar

Anti-racist sports campaigner, FARE
Piara Powar is the executive director of Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE Network), the leading organization that tackles discrimination and uses football as a means of overcoming social exclusion. Piara is a vocal figure in sport and a long standing anti-racist campaigner... Read More →
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Dave Zirin

Journalist, The Nation
Dave Zirin is one of the most prolific sports journalists writing today. Named one of UTNE Reader’s “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World”, Dave Zirin writes about the politics of sports for the Nation, hosts Sirius XM Radio’s popular weekly show, “Edge of Sports Radio... Read More →

Sunday March 15, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
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