The Road to Rio: The Cultural History and Globalisation of the World Cup 1930-2014
Academic conference hosted by the British Library and the International Centre for Sport History and Culture De Montfort University 9.30-9.45: Introduction (Jean Williams and Jude England) 9.45-10.30: David Goldblatt "Futebol nation: A footballing History of Brazil" 10.30-11.15: Matthew Brown "The First Footballers in South America: Between Empires and Nations, 1880-1950" 11.30-12.00: Matt Taylor "Football Connected: World Cups, Contact Zones and Global Spaces" 12.00-12.30: Richard Holt "Idolising Brazil and Demonising Argentina: British Perspectives on South American Football" 12.30-13.00: Martin Polley "Football, Diplomacy and the World Cup" 14.00-14.30: John Hughson "What's it all about?': Alf Ramsey and the 1966 World Cup" 14.30-15.00: Stacey Pope "The Forgotten Fans: Women and the 1966 World Cup" 16.00-16.30: Kevin Moore "Public History, Heritage and the We Speak Football Project"
Citation : Williams, J. (2014) The Road to Rio: The Cultural History and Globalisation of the World Cup 1930-2014. British Library London 23 May 2014 hosted by the British Library and the International Centre for Sport History and Culture De Montfort University
Research Group : International Centre for Sports History and Culture
Peer Reviewed : Yes
- School of Humanities