Re/Presenting Europe: Arenas of Belonging: Sport Heroes as Models of Aspiration, Inspiration, and Participation
Dutch representations of Europe have not acknowledged the long presence of the super-diverse groups of non-white “others”. This lack of knowledge is intensified by ethno-racial stereotyping which has produced exclusion and social tension. NWA-Re/Presenting Europe analyses misrepresentations in Dutch sports, urban arts, and education. RU-partners focus on sports as an arena of belonging and on sports heroes as possible models of aspiration.
8 April 2022
Calling for Timeout. The Globalization of Protest against Mega Sporting Events, 1960s to the Present
This PhD project sets out to explore how and why public protest against the hosting of mega-sporting events, and in particular the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup, has emerged and transnationalised from the 1960s to the present.
8 December 2021