Workshop 4: ‘How is Sport a Political Tool?’

Workshop 4: ‘How is Sport a Political Tool?’

Introduction


Academic Articles:

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Jacques Bouvier, ‘Why are so many England Rugby Team players from private schools?’ (Politics and Sociology)

Marie Elven, ‘Le Jeu de Paume: A game for kings?’ (French)

Dr Pan Christoforou, ‘Gladiator Emperors: Champions or Charlatans?’ (Classics)

Dr Patrick Hayes, ‘How did sport support colonialism?’ (English Literature)

Dr Mishka Sinha, ‘Jiapal Singh: Can you be a scholar and a sportsman?’ (Archives)

Dr Nick Mayhew ‘How well are LGBTQ+ sportspeople represented in Russia?’ (Russian Studies)

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Interview with Imogen Kilcoyne


Critical Thinking Skill Focus: Bias

  • What is bias?
  • Why does bias happen?
  • How do I spot bias?

University Resources:

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How do I write about sport in my CV and cover letter?

I am thinking about going to university. Where do I start?

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Challenges:

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Economics challenge:

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Forum Discussion: What sport do you think is the most important moment in sporting history, politically?

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