The Politics of Sport: A Discussion of the World Cup in Qatar

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
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As Scheduled
Dr. Michael Glass, Director of the Urban Studies Program and 2022-23 Global Studies Faculty Fellow; Dr. William Brustein, Interim Director of the Global Studies Center; and Dr. Korryn Mozisek, Special Faculty in the Carnegie Mellon University English Dept

As national teams join to compete in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, join the Global Studies Center to discuss the intersection of politics, global branding, human rights, and activism, and how they converge upon the most popular sport in the world. Panelists will discuss the historical context of sports and capitalism, the reconfiguration of urban spaces, and the -isms and phobias that exist within the sporting community. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Rob Ruck, Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh.

Hybrid event
4130 Posvar Hall and Zoom
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Panel Discussion
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