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African issues: an evening of two halves

Step-free access to the venue is possible for all events, however, there is no disabled toilet - apologies.
Past event - 2019
22 May Doors 6:30pm
Event 7:30 - 9:30pm
The Arch Rivals, 4 Netherton Court,
Worcester WR1 3AU
The presenters will capture the role of sustainable development within African nations, as well as issues of national identity and migration in sport focusing on African and European football players.

This venue does not serve food, but attendees can show their Pint of Science email ticket confirmation for 10% off at The Burger Shop (Arch 46, Cherry Tree Walk, WR1 3BH).

Sustainable development in Africa

Dr Alan Dixon (Principal Lecturer in Geography)
@AlanBDixon
Africa is not a country, and a ‘one-size fits all’ approach to development has not worked. Drawing on recent field research experiences, this talk explores what makes a development intervention sustainable and in particular what it takes to create win-win outcomes for both people and the environment.
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“Africa won the World Cup”. Football, identity and nationality swapping

Dr David Storey ( Principal Lecturer in Geography)
@DavidStorey60
Sport provides a useful means of exploring issues of national identity and citizenship. Competitors don the national colours, salute the anthem and carry the nation’s hopes and dreams. Traditionally, those who compete for countries have usually
been born and raised there or have lived there for periods of their lives. In recent years, however, some international sports teams have come to rely heavily on competitors born in other countries. In football, a number of African teams draw heavily on players born in Europe, reflecting colonial links and well-established migration routes.
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