Keynote Lecture

keynote_cg-head-shot-lectureKeynote Speaker:
Dr. Christopher Gaffney

University of Zurich

Reimagining Democracies and Sport – for whom does the pendulum swing

About Christopher Gaffney:
Dr. Christopher Gaffney is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Geography at the University of Zurich . His research examines the dynamic processes through which the World Cup and Olympic Games impact cities. Gaffney has published academic and journalistic pieces on sports venue construction, gentrification, security, transportation infrastructure, urban political economy, event management, and social movements. He is the author of Temples of the Earthbound Gods (2008, University of Texas Press) and serves as the Editor of the Journal of Latin American Geography.

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